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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 .

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Laboratory/Studio: 1
Offered: Every Fall, Spring, and Summer

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. safely handle laboratory glassware, equipment, chemicals, and generated waste in accordance with waste disposal and safety regulations.
2. 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. apply laboratory techniques to single-step organic transformations.
4. use knowledge of organic chemistry theory to explain reaction outcomes.
5. 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. articulate and follow ethical principles in the laboratory context.


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