Organic Chemistry I | St. Clair College
Course Code
CHM223A
Course Credit
3

This is an introductory course covering: the IUPAC naming the structure and formula the basic chemical and physical properties and general chemical reactions of the organic compounds/groups presented. The organic families to be discussed are: the alkanes/cycloalkanes the alkenes the alkynes benzene and its homologues and the major functional substituent groups of the aforementioned (i.e. alcohols/phenols ethers esters aldehydes ketones carboxylic acids amines amides and amino acids). Metabolism of carbohydrates lipids and proteins will also be discussed.