Ohio University

Organic Chemistry Undergraduate Courses

<h2>CHEM 3010 - Organic Chemistry</h2><p>Designed for students who do not require a full year in organic chemistry. Teaches the chemistry of the functional groups, an introduction to spectroscopy and the importance of mechanism in organic synthesis. </p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> C or better in (CHEM 1220 or 1520) and WARNING: No credit for this course if the following is taken (keeps credit for the following course, as defined by department): CHEM 3050</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p>
<h2>CHEM 3050 - Organic Chemistry I</h2><p>Organic chemistry for chemistry majors and other students wishing to acquire sound knowledge of classical and modern organic chemistry. </p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> (C- or better in CHEM 1520) and WARNING: No credit for this course if the following is taken (keeps credit for the following course, as defined by department): CHEM 3060</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p>
<h2>CHEM 3060 - Organic Chemistry II</h2><p>Continuation of 3050. Organic chemistry for chemistry majors and other students wishing to acquire sound knowledge of classical and modern organic chemistry. (Credit is not allowed for both sequences of organic chemistry courses--3010 and 3050-3060.) </p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> C- or better in CHEM 3050</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p>
<h2>CHEM 3080 - Organic Chemistry Laboratory I</h2><p>Separation, purification, and characterization of organic compounds: recrystallization, distillation, sublimation, extraction, TLC, column chromatography, GC, HPLC, melting points, and NMR.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> CHEM 3010 or 3050 or concurrent</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 1</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 2.0 laboratory</p>
<h2>CHEM 3085 - Organic Chemistry Laboratory II for Non-Majors</h2><p>For nonchemistry majors who need a year of organic chemistry lab. Organic synthesis: Transformations of important functional groups, multi-step syntheses, and study of reaction mechanisms. </p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> CHEM 3080 and (3060 or concurrent) and WARNING: No credit for this course if the following is taken (keeps credit for the following course, as defined by department): CHEM 3090</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 1</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 laboratory</p>
<h2>CHEM 3090 - Organic Chemistry Laboratory II Advanced</h2><p>Continuation of 3080. Emphasis on microscale synthesis, purification, and characterization of organic compounds. Designed for B.S. chemistry majors. </p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> CHEM 3080 and (3060 or concurrent)</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 2</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 6.0 laboratory</p>
<h2>CHEM 4600 - Spectroscopic Methods in Organic Chemistry</h2><p>Modern spectroscopic methods as employed in organic chemical research: NMR, IR, mass spectrometry, and UV.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> C or better in CHEM 3060</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p>
<h2>CHEM 4601 - Advanced Organic Laboratory</h2><p>Advanced organic lab techniques and instrumentation. </p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> CHEM 3090 and 4600</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 2</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 6.0 laboratory</p>
<h2>CHEM 4800 - Advanced Organic Chemistry</h2><p>Structural theory, stereochemistry, reactive intermediates, and reaction mechanisms.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> Permission required and CHEM 3060</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p>
<h2>CHEM 4805 - Advanced Organic Synthesis: Reactions and Mechanisms</h2><p>This course will provide an overview of modern organic synthesis. This course is designed for the advanced undergraduate or beginning graduate student who desires a deeper understanding of organic synthesis as initially presented in the typical undergraduate organic course.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> C+ or better in CHEM 3060</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p>
<h2>CHEM 5600 - Spectroscopic Methods in Organic Chemistry</h2><p>Modern spectroscopic methods as employed in organic chemical research: NMR, IR, mass spectrometry, and UV.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> </p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May not be retaken.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p><p>Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 5800 - Advanced Organic Chemistry</h2><p>Structural theory, stereochemistry, reactive intermediates, and reaction mechanisms.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> </p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May not be retaken.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p><p>Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 5805 - Advanced Organic Synthesis: Reactions and Mechanisms</h2><p>This course will provide an overview of modern organic synthesis. This course is designed for the advanced undergraduate or beginning graduate student who desires a deeper understanding of organic synthesis as initially presented in the typical undergraduate organic course.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> </p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May not be retaken.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p><p>Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 7010 - Advanced Organic Chemistry I</h2><p>Organic methodology and syntheses.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> CHEM 5800 or concurrent</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May not be retaken.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p><p>Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 7020 - Advanced Organic Chemistry II</h2><p>A continuation of Chem 7010 with an emphasis on the synthesis of natural products.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> CHEM 7010 or concurrent</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May not be retaken.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p><p>Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 7030 - Physical Organic Chemistry</h2><p>Application of modern concepts to structure and reactivity in organic reactions of various mechanistic classes.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> CHEM 7020 or concurrent</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May not be retaken.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p><p>Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 7901 - Special Topics in Organic Chemistry</h2><p>Selected topics of current interest.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> CHEM 5800</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 4</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be repeated for a maximum of 16.0 hours.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p><p>Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>
<h2>CHEM 8970 - Organic Chemistry Seminar</h2><p>Required of organic and biological chemistry majors. Selected topics from current literature presented by participating students and staff.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> Graduate Status</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 1</p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be repeated for a maximum of 20.0 hours.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 1.0 seminar</p><p>Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I</p>