Organic Chemistry I
This lecture course offers a study of the chemical and physical properties of organic compounds. Theoretical principles are developed with particular emphasis on molecular structure and reaction mechanisms. The descriptive aspects of organic chemistry include strategies for synthesis and the study of compounds of biochemical interest. Requires a grade of C+ or higher in CHEM 121 or 122. Prerequisite: CHEM 122 and 123 or CHEM 126 or permission of department chair. Offered every spring semester.