CEM241 Topics & Lecture Schedule

Course Schedule

CEM241 – Organic Chemistry I

Week Class Topic Chapter
Week 1 Lewis Structures, Bonding 1
Week 2 Resonance & Molecular Orbital Theory 1/2
Week 3 Hybridization of Orbitals 2
Week 4 Acids and Bases 3
Week 5 Alkanes 4
Week 6 Alkanes/Cycloalkanes 4
Week 7 Stereochemistry 5
Week 8 Stereochemistry 5
Week 9 Chemical Reactivity 5/6
Week 10 Chemical Reactivity 6
Week 11 Alkyl Halides 7
Week 12 Additions Reactions of Alkenes 8
Week 13 Alkynes 9
Week 14 Alkynes/Radicals 9/10
Week 15 Radical Reactions 10
Week 16 FINALS WEEK – ACS FINAL NA

Unit Chapters Covered Exam Date
I Basics, Bonding, and Molecular Orbitals 9/21
II Properties, Alkanes, and Cycloalkanes 10/12
III Stereochemistry, Reactivity, and Halides 11/16
IV Alkenes, Alkynes, and Radicals 12/14

Organic Chemistry II will cover Chapters 11-20 with some aspects of 21-23


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