CHEM H52LB Honors Organic Chemistry Laboratory Lecture (2013-2014)

CHEM H52LB Honors Organic Chemistry Laboratory Lecture

(Required for BMEP and ChE.)
Catalog Data:

CHEM H52LB Honors Organic Chemistry Laboratory Lecture (Credit Units: 3) Fundamental techniques of modern experimental organic chemistry. Corequisite: CHEM 51B. Prerequisite: CHEM 51A and CHEM H52LA both with a grade of C- or better. . Only one from CHEM H52LB, CHEM M52LB, and CHEM 51LC. Only one course from CHEM H52LB, CHEM 51LC may be taken for credit. (Design units: 0)

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

. Edition, , 1969, ISBN-13 978-0077354725.

Recommended Textbook:
Relationship to Student Outcomes
No student outcomes specified.
Course Learning Outcomes. Students will:
Prerequisites by Topic
Lecture Topics:
  • Synthesis of Xanthene Dyes using Electrophilic Aromatic Substitutions
  • Reduction of 4-tert-Butylcyclohexanone: Diasteroselectivity and Thermodynamic vs. Kinetic Control
  • Fisher Esterification: Synthesis of Flavorings and Scents
  • Reductive Amination: Three Easy Pieces
  • Synthesis of a Substituted Aromatic Ring by Aldol Condensation and Diels-Alder Reaction
  • Esterification Reactions of Vanillin: The Use of NMR to Solve a Structure Proof Problem
  • Separation, Purification, and Identification of a Mixture of Unknown Organic Compounds
Class Schedule:

Meets for 1 hour of lecture, 1 hour of discussion and 5 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:
  • Quizzes and Exams: 30%
  • Lab Results: 42%
  • Lab Reports: 28%
  • Total: 100%
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

July 24, 2013
Senate Approved:
February 20, 2013
Approved Effective:
2013 Fall Qtr