CHEM-242: Organic Chemistry II

Catalog Info

Title when registering
Organic Chemistry II
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
4 (for 15-week classes)
CHEM-241 with a grade of C or better.
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.

MTA Categories
  • Category 6: Natural Sciences (Lecture Only)
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 and J-115
Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Winter 2023 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.