University General Course Catalog 2021-2022 
    Jun 28, 2022  
University General Course Catalog 2021-2022
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CHEM 345 - Organic Chemistry Laboratory

(2 units)
Introduction to laboratory techniques, synthetic methods, identification of organic compounds. Credit allowed in only one of CHEM 220L , CHEM 345, or CHEM 347 .

Corequisite(s): CHEM 242  or CHEM 342 . Restricted to non-chemistry majors; Chemistry majors should enroll in CHEM 347 .

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Laboratory/Studio: 2
Offered: Every Fall and Spring

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. maintain a laboratory notebook according to course guidelines and report results in a scientific laboratory report.
3. practice basic laboratory techniques used for the preparation, purification, and separation of organic compounds and apply the laboratory techniques to single- and multi-step organic transformations.
4. use instrumentation such as gas chromatographs, polarimeters, infrared and nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometers for the identification of organic compounds and interpret data acquired from these instruments.
5. correlate organic chemistry theory with experimental outcomes.
6. use experimental data to calculate reaction metrics such as yield and atom economy.
7. articulate and follow ethical principles in the laboratory context.

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