SYLLABUS

  CHEM 2542 - ORGANIC CHEMISTRY II LECTURE
Spring 2017
January 11 - April 28, 2017

CLASS TIME:       

Mondays, Wednesday, Friday 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM - CHEM 200

INSTRUCTOR:

Dr. Peter Grundt, Office: Chem. 319, Phone: 726-6939
e-mail: pgrundt@d.umn.edu
Office hours: M, W, F 9:30 to 10:00 am, 10:50 to 11:30 or by appointment

LEARNING OUTCOME:

Upon successful completion of the second semester of Organic Chemistry, students will develop good level of understanding of the principles of organic spectroscopy, structure and reactivity of aromatic compounds, structure and chemical transformations of organometallic compounds, aldehydes, ketones, carboxylic acids, derivatives of carboxylic acids, and amines. Students will also learn introductory aspects of bioorganic chemistry and develop a high level of proficiency in solving organic chemistry problems and proposing mechanistic explanation of organic reactions.

COURSE MATERIALS:

“Organic Chemistry”, 5th or 6th edition by Brown, Foote, Iverson, & Anslyn (required)
Brown, Foote, Iverson: Organic Chemistry student solutions manual/study guide (strongly recommended)
Additional Material can be found on the course website: http://www.d.umn.edu/~pgrundt/2542

PREREQUISITES:

CHEM 2541 (Organic Chemistry I Lecture)

 

PREREQUISITES:    

            

                       Four Quizzes (20 min each)                        100 points (4x25 pts)

                       Three Midterm Exams (1 hour each)            300 points (3x100 pts)

                       Final Exam (2 hours)                                210 points   ________

                       Total                                                      610 points

Note:

 

-The final is an ACS exam is 2-semester exam that covers material from both CHEM  2541 and CHEM 2542.

- There is no graded homework in this class. However, you are strongly encouraged to attend lecture, read the textbook AND work through the recommended problems in the textbook or provided by the instructor. Refer to the course web page (http://www.d.umn.edu/~pgrundt/2542) for details. Material covered in lecture and the content of the textbook and the recommended problems will be used as templates for the quizzes and exams during the course of the semester.

 

TENTATIVE EXAM SCHEDULE :

 

       First Midterm Exam               February 8 (Wednesday), 10:00 to 11:00 am

       Second Midterm Exam         March 22 (Wednesday), 10:00 to 11:00 am

       Third Midterm Exam              April 19 (Wednesday), 10:00 to 11:00 am

       Final Exam                              May 1 (Monday), 10:00 to 11:55 am

 

TENTATIVE QUIZ SCHEDULE:

 January 25 (Wednesday), February 1 (Wednesday), February 22 (Wednesday), April 5 (Wednesday); 10:30 am – 11:00 am

 

The University of Minnesota Duluth policies related to teaching and learning apply for this course. For details see: www.d.umn.edu/vcaa/SyllabusStatements.html

Access for Students with Disabilities: It is the policy and practice of the University of Minnesota Duluth to create inclusive learning environments for all students, including students with disabilities. If there are aspects of this course that result in barriers to your inclusion or your ability to meet course requirements please notify the instructor as soon as possible. You are also encouraged to contact the Office of Disability Resources to discuss and arrange reasonable accommodations. Please call 218-726-6130 or visit the DR website at www.d.umn.edu/access for more information.