CHEM-242: Organic Chemistry II

Catalog Info

Effective Term
Fall 2015
WebAdvisor Title
Organic Chemistry II
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
4 (for 15-week classes)
Course Description

Builds on the concepts introduced in CHEM-241. Emphasizes acid-base chemistry, spectroscopy, and retrosynthetic analysis. Reaction mechanisms and physical properties of the following functional groups will be explored: carbonyl chemistry (aldehydes, ketones, and carboxylic acid derivatives); carboxylic acids; amines; carbohydrates; lipids; amino acids, proteins; and nucleotides. This course is designed to meet the requirements for science majors, pre-professional biology, pre-professional chemistry, as well as premedical, pre-dental, pre-pharmacy, veterinary, and chemical engineering students. Four hours of lecture per week without lab.

CHEM-241 with a grade of C or better.
Course Satisfies MACRAO Requirements
MTA Categories
  • Category 6.1: Natural Sciences
General Education Categories
  • Natural Sciences
Office Contact
School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM): 313-845-9632,, Health Careers Education Ctr, Room: G-122