University of Calgary

CHEM 351 - Organic Chemistry I - Winter 2014

An introduction to Organic Chemistry from a mechanistic perspective. Structure, bonding, and function, e.g. physical properties and reactivity. Stereochemistry, kinetics and thermodynamics, spectroscopy (nuclear magnetic resonance, infrared, ultra-violet/visible, and mass spectrometric techniques). Substitution and elimination reactions of saturated functional groups - the chemistry of alkanes, alkyl halides, alcohols and their derivatives. Laboratory: Practical techniques.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-1T-3)


  • Students are advised to take Chemistry 351 and 353 in consecutive terms.


  • Chemistry 201 or 211, and 203 or 213.


  • Credit for both Chemistry 351 and 341 will not be allowed.


This course will be offered next in Fall 2014.
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