CHEM& 252: Organic Chem Lab II

Credits 3
Distribution List
Academic Elective

Introduction to organic laboratory techniques and preparation of representative organic compounds. This class may include students from multiple sections. (Elective)


2.0 or higher in CHEM& 241 and concurrent registration in CHEM& 242 or instructor permission

  1. Know and follow procedures for safe laboratory practice.
  2. Keep a detailed laboratory notebook as a record of experimental procedure and outcomes.
  3. Use knowledge of functional groups, electronic, and steric effects to predict/explain physical properties and reactivity of organic compounds.
  4. Apply basic purification and separation techniques such as crystallization, extraction, distillation, and chromatography.