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CHEM 234 –  Organic Chemistry I (CRN: 47955) at  Skyline College for Spring 2023

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CHEM 234 Organic Chemistry I

Nomenclature, bonding, structural isomerism, stereochemistry, conformational analysis, physical properties structure, reactions and reaction mechanisms of organic compounds, with emphasis on alkanes, alkenes, alkynes, alkyl halides, alcohols, and ethers. Emphasis on reactivity, and reaction mechanisms. Infrared and nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy are an integral part. Chemistry 234 is the first semester in a two-semester sequence in organic chemistry.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: CHEM 220 or equivalent.
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 9B1
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B1), UC (IGETC Area 5A)
C-ID: CHEM 150, 160S

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Department: Chemistry

Number of Units: 3

NOTE: CHEM 234 HA (CRN 47955) is a lecture course with required weekly on-campus meetings and online activities. Requires internet access and SMCCCD email. Check Canvas ( for orientation and course information. Instructor email contact:

HA - Online
Meeting Date: 01/17-05/26
Meeting Time:
Building:  Virtual Room:  Remote
Instructor: Alec Bates
HA - Lecture and/or Discussion
Meeting Date: 01/18-05/17
Meeting Time: 10:45am-12:00pm
Days: W
Building: 07 Room: 7115
Instructor: Alec Bates
Critical Dates for this Course Date
Last day to add class January 30, 2023
Last day to drop with a refund January 30, 2023
Last day to drop without a "W" February 5, 2023
Last day to drop with a "W" April 27, 2023
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