Organic Chemistry OpenCourseWare: A Free Undergraduate Organic Chemistry Course by Umass

Published Feb 12, 2009

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Organic chemistry is the subcategory of chemistry that scientifically studies the properties, structure, composition, reactions and preparation of organic compounds. UMass Boston offers a free OpenCourseWare version of 'Organic Chemistry II', suitable for students studying towards a B.S. in Chemistry.

Organic Chemistry II: Course Specifics

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Organic Chemistry II: Course Description

'Organic Chemistry II' looks at major groups (the aromatics, the carboxylic acids, the amines, the aldehydes and the ketones) within organic chemistry in terms of how to determine their structure, how to make them and how they react chemically. Other topics include nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR), redox reactions, UV and IR spectroscopy and acyl substitution. Originally taught by Professor Marietta Schwartz, Ph.D., through the Chemistry Department at UMass Boston, 'Organic Chemistry II' is an undergraduate-level course. The original course was based on lectures, discussions and labs. 'Organic Chemistry II' OpenCourseWare is appropriate for students interested in pursuing a B.S. in Chemistry or continuing on to medical, dental or veterinary school.

'Organic Chemistry II' OpenCourseWare includes a complete reading list, selected lecture notes and assignment information. If you're interested in this OpenCourseWare, please visit the study of major organic functional groups course page.

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