CHEM 51LC Organic Chemistry Laboratory (2017-2018)

CHEM 51LC Organic Chemistry Laboratory

(Required for BMEP and ChE.)
Catalog Data:

CHEM 51LC Organic Chemistry Laboratory (Credit Units: 2) Modern techniques of organic chemistry, using selected experiments to illustrate topics introduced in CHEM 51A-B-C. Corequisite: CHEM 51C. Prerequisite: CHEM 51B and CHEM 51LB. CHEM 51B with a grade of C- or better. CHEM 51LB with a grade of C- or better. . Majors in Schools of Physical Sciences, Biological Sciences, and Engineering, and majors in Nursing Science, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Public Health Sciences, and Undecided/Undeclared students have first consideration for enrollment. Only one course from CHEM H52LB, CHEM M52LB, and CHEM 51LC. Only one course from CHEM 51LC, CHEM H52LB may be taken for credit. (Design units: 0)

Required Textbook:
. Edition, , 1969, ISBN-13 978-1429219563.

Recommended Textbook:
Relationship to Student Outcomes
No student outcomes specified.
Course Learning Outcomes. Students will:
Prerequisites by Topic
Lecture Topics:
  • Isolation of Eugenol from Cloves
  • Elimination
  • Wittig
  • Electrophilic Aromatic Substitution
  • Absolute Configuration Determinations
  • Aspirin Synthesis
  • Aldol Reaction
Class Schedule:

Meets for 1 hour of lecture and 4 hours of laboratory each week for 10 weeks.

Computer Usage:
Laboratory Projects:
Professional Component

Contributes toward Mathematics and Basic Science.

Design Content Description
Laboratory Portion:
Grading Criteria:
  • Prelab Assignments: 40 pts
  • Experiments: 120 pts
  • Complete Reports: 280 pts
  • Oral Presentations: 15 pts
  • Lab Practical: 170 pts
  • Total: 625 pts
Estimated ABET Category Content:

Mathematics and Basic Science: 2.0 credit units

Computing: 0.0 credit units

Engineering Topics: 0.0 credit units

Engineering Science: 0.0 credit units

Engineering Design: 0.0 credit units

February 22, 2017
Senate Approved:
December 18, 2012
Approved Effective:
2013 Spring Qtr