CHEM 12A – Organic Chemistry

5 Units

3 hours lecture, 6 hours laboratory (GR). Prerequisite: CHEM 1B. Acceptable for credit: UC/CSU

Introduction to structures, nomenclature, properties, and reactions of carbon compounds: Hydrocarbons, monofunctional and polyfunctional compounds, emphasis on structures and mechanisms, spectroscopy and other analytical techniques. Laboratory work: Reactions, purification techniques, measurements, qualitative analysis, use of instrumentation.

(Source: 2017-2019 Berkeley City College Catalog)