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CHEM 232 Organic Chemistry II

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Course Description

This course is a continuation of CHEM 231. It introduces the chemistry of aromatic compounds, aldehydes, ketones, carboxylic acids, carbohydrates, lipids, amino acids and proteins with emphasis on synthesis and reaction mechanisms. Laboratory work emphasizes techniques for the synthesis, purification and identification of organic compounds by spectroscopic methods.

Units: 5
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Lab hours/semester: 96-108
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: CHEM 231
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements:Area B1, B3
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B1, B3), UC (IGETC Area 5A, 5C)
C-ID: CHEM 160S (both CHEM 231 + 232)