CHE 205 Organic Chemistry I (5 credits)
An introduction to the chemistry of the functional groups of aliphatic and aromatic compounds. Emphasis is placed on mechanisms of reactions and the relationship of structure to reactivity. Laboratory work is concerned with the synthesis, reactions, and identification of representative organic compounds along with experience in the necessary experimental techniques. Four class hours and four laboratory hours. Prerequisites: CHE 103 and 104 and college-level reading.