Nomenclature, structure, bonding, reactions, mechanisms, synthesis, stereochemistry of organic compounds. Intended for students in science-related programs requiring one semester of organic chemistry.
This course requires proctored exams. Details will be provided in the course syllabus.
CHEM 107 (Fundamentals of Chemistry (GT-SC2)) or CHEM 113 (General Chemistry II). Credit allowed for only one of the following: CHEM 245, CHEM 341, and CHEM 345.
Textbooks and Materials
Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.
- Essentials of Organic Chemistry 3e (hardcover) with Modified MasteringChemistry with Etext, 3rd Ed.
- Modified Mastering Chemistry with Etext for Bruice Essentials 3e
CHEM 245 801 Course Packet – Optional (The content is also posted on Canvas)
Molecular Modeling kit – Optional, but highly recommended.
Study Guide and Solutions Manual for Essential Organic Chemistry – Optional (The bookstore package with the hardcover text also contains this paperback book)