CHEM H52B Honors Organic Chemistry (2017-2018)

CHEM H52B Honors Organic Chemistry

(Required for BMEP and ChE.)
Catalog Data:

CHEM H52B Honors Organic Chemistry (Credit Units: 4) Fundamental concepts of the chemistry of carbon compounds. Structural, physical, and chemical properties of the principal classes of carbon compounds. Corequisite: CHEM H52LB. Prerequisite: CHEM H52A with a grade of C or better. Only one course from CHEM H52B, CHEM 51A may be taken for credit. (Design units: 0)

Required Textbook:
. Edition, , 1969, ISBN-13 978-0005470329.

Recommended Textbook:
. Edition, , 1969, ISBN-13 978-0195120004.

Relationship to Student Outcomes
No student outcomes specified.
Course Learning Outcomes. Students will:
Prerequisites by Topic
Lecture Topics:
  • Alcohols, Glycols, Thiols
  • Ethers, Epoxides, and Sulfides
  • Infrared Spectroscopy and Mass Spectrometry
  • NMR
  • Alkynes
  • Dienes, Resonance and Aromaticity
  • Chemistry of Benzene and Derivatives
  • Allylic and Benzylic Reactivity
  • Aryl and Vinyl Halides & Transition-Metal Catalysis
Class Schedule:

Meets for 3 hours of lecture and 1 hour of discussion each week for 10 weeks.

Computer Usage:
Laboratory Projects:
Professional Component

Contributes toward Mathematics and Basic Science.

Design Content Description
Laboratory Portion:
Grading Criteria:
  • Homework: 10%
  • Midterm I: 25%
  • Midterm II: 25%
  • Final: 40%
  • Total: 100%
Estimated ABET Category Content:

Mathematics and Basic Science: 4.0 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:
May 24, 2013
Approved Effective:
2013 Winter Qtr