CHEM& 253: Organic Chem Lab III

Credits 3
Distribution List
Academic Elective

Preparation of representative organic compounds and qualitative organic analysis. This class may include students from multiple sections. (Elective)


2.0 or higher in CHEM& 242, concurrent registration in CHEM& 243, 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. Effectively use laboratory techniques to synthesize, isolate, and purify samples, and assess the purity and yield of final products.