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CHEM 220L - Introductory Organic Chemistry Laboratory

(1 unit)
Techniques employed in the preparation, separation and identification of organic compounds. Credit allowed in only one of CHEM 220L, CHEM 345 , or CHEM 347 .

Corequisite(s): CHEM 220A  or CHEM 242 .

Units of Laboratory/Studio: 1
Offered: Every Fall, Spring, and Summer
Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course:
1. Students will be able to safely handle laboratory glassware, equipment, chemicals, and generated waste in accordance with waste disposal and safety regulations.
2. Students will be able to practice basic laboratory techniques used for the preparation, purification, separation, and identification of organic compounds such as recrystallization, distillation, extraction, chromatography, and melting point determination.
3. Students will be able to apply laboratory techniques to single-step organic transformations.
4. Students will be able to use knowledge of organic chemistry theory to explain reaction outcomes.
5. Students will be able to measure and record experimental data such as mass, melting point, or retention factor, and calculate reaction metrics such as percent yield, percent recovery, and atom economy.
6. Students will be able to articulate and follow ethical principles in the laboratory context.


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