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CHEM 231 Organic Chemistry I

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Minimum Grade for Prerequisites

Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses.

Course Description

Introduction to basic concepts of structure and reactivity of organic compounds; reactions of major functional groups; reaction mechanisms; and synthesis. Principles and practice of laboratory techniques; methods of separation, purification, and synthesis. Designed as the first semester of a one-year organic course or as a one-semester survey. Extra supplies may be required.

Units: 5
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Lab hours/semester: 96-108
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: CHEM 220
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area E5a
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B1 and B3), UC (IGETC Area 5A and 5C)
C-ID: CHEM 150