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Course Title: Basic Organic Chemistry
Course ID: CHEM 240

This course is an introduction to the nomenclature and reactions of organic chemistry. Topics discussed include the hydrocarbon families, halogenated hydrocarbons, alcohols, aldehydes, ketones, carboxylic acids, amines, amino acids, and various topics selected from biochemistry. Laboratory work pertaining to these topics is covered during the semester. This course is recommended for science majors needing organic chemistry, medical laboratory technicians, and others in allied health medical professions. Lecture 4 hours/Laboratory 2 hours/Total 6 hours per week.

Credits: 5
Semester(s): Fall

Prerequisites: CHEM 121 with a minimum letter grade of C or CHEM 111 with a minimum letter grade of B

Corequisites: None

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