Course Description

Organic Chemistry I

Bonds and bonding, nomenclature, properties and methods of preparation of the aliphatic compounds as well as conjugation, resonance, stereochemistry and aromaticity. The study of the functional groups correlates with the study of reaction mechanisms, conformational analysis, concepts of resonance, transition state theory, and spectroscopic properties. Prerequisite: CHEM 122 or CHEM 142 or permission of instructor 3 credits (3 lecture hours), fall semester This course satisfies SUNY General Education Requirements for “Natural Sciences” as long as students also enroll in the lab. These credits count toward the Math and/or Science (List B) requirements for graduation.


Robert Milano
(315) 684-6278
Galbreath Hall, Room 108

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Admissions Requirements

High School Preparation: Required:  minimum high school average of B,  four units of  defined  math to include pre-calculus and three units of defined  science including chemistry.  Desired: one additional unit each of defined math, physics and biology.