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Chatham University GENERAL INFORMATION Course Title: Organic Chemistry I Course Number: CHM205 Semester/Year: Fall 2016 Classroom: Beckwith Auditorium (Buhl Hall) Instructor: Robert B. Lettan II Contact Information: RLettan@Chatham.edu Office Hours: Fridays 12 – 3 pm. You may also just s top-in my office anytime or email for appointment. COURSE INFORMATION Course Description: Development of the structural theory of organic compounds. Relationship of structure to reactivity, stereochemistry, types of organic reactive intermediates, and the chemistry of alkanes, alkenes, and aromatic compounds are covered. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite(s): CHM 108 and 110; Co-requisite: CHM 215. Student Learning Outcomes: Students will demonstrate their understanding of the concepts, fundamental principles, constraints, and opportunities of organic chemistry by I. Participating in class discussions of lecture materials and assigned reading. II. Completing assignments that include concepts from lecture, text, and outside readings with a high level of proficiency and in the allotted time. III. Performing well on tests and quizzes that are based upon the content of the lecture, text, and outside readings. Specifically, students will demonstrate their knowledge of the following areas: 1. Chemical structure drawing 2. Critical thinking and problem solving 3. Information literacy (internet/journal searching) 4. Theory of organic chemistry and relationship to biology and other disciplines 5. Scientific methods, critical evaluation, and scientific ethics. 1 Required Texts and Materials: Textbook: Organic Chemistry, Principles and Mechanisms (should come with answer key book) Joel M. Karty, ©2014 ISBN: 978-0-393-51661-6 Additional Materials: Molecular Visions Flexible Molecular Model Kit ISBN: 978-09648837-1-0 Course Requirements: (tests, assignments, etc.) Course Policies: • Attendance and/or participation: o Every student enrolled at Chatham accepts the responsibility to attend all remeetings.ass To obtain the fullest benefit from their courses, students must participate fully. This implies attending regularly, engaging in course activity, completing work on time, and making up work missed because of an emergency absence. It is the student’s responsibility to let the course instructor know within the drop-add period if he or she will have to miss class for religious reasons, athletics, or other. • Grading Your overall grade will be based on the amount of points you receive through the semester. Grade Points A 370-400 A- 358-369 B+ 346-357 B 330-345 B- 318-329 C+ 306-317 C 290-305 C- 278-289 D+ 266-277 D 250-265 D- 238-249 F < 238 The points for the course will be distributed as follows: Type Points Quantity Total Points Quiz 10 10 100 Exams 100 3 300 TOTAL 400 2 Quizzes: There will be 11 quizzes given and your lowest grade will be dropped. You are expected to work independently on these assignments. Each quiz will be multiple-choice format on Moodle and will be posted the Friday before they are due. Each student will have two attempts on each quiz to get the highest score possible. After the first attempt, the total score for the attempt will be given, along with what questions were answered correctly and incorrectly. The answers will be posted after the quiz due date. Late quizzes will not be accepted. Exams: Exams will be given out according to the attached schedule. If there is a need to change the exam date, you will be given a notice at least two classes prior to the exam. The exam will focus on material covered since the previous exam. However, some old material will always appear. Make-up tests can be given to those that have excused absences from the original test, and must be taken within two class days of the original test. Graded exams will be returned within one week from the examination date • Behavior All Chatham University students are expected to behave according to the accepted norms that ensure a climate wherein all can exercise their right to learn. Such norms are set forth in the catalog under “Student Rights and Responsibilities,” and in the student handbook under “Honor Code and Policies.” Please be sure that you have read and understood this material, as classroom behavior that violates these norms will not be tolerated. Such behavior will be grounds for withdrawal from the class, instigation of the Judicial Board proceedings, or failure of the course. If warranted, students engaging in such behavior will be removed from class by security personnel and may be required to undergo counseling. • Complaints Complaints about the course content, instructional material or methods, or the instructor should first be discussed with the instructor. If a resolution of the complaint is not achieved, the complaint(s) should be taken first to the department chairperson (Dr. Lambert), second to the Dean of the School of Arts, Science, and Business (Dr. Motley), and then, if necessary, to the Vice President of Academic Affairs (Dr. Templeton). Learning Resources: The PACE learning center provides tutorial and other types of assistance for any course taught at Chatham University. When you encounter problems in this course, or any other course, you should start by going to your instructor and asking for help. After this, if you find that you need more help, you should call (ext. 1523) or visit the learning center. Chatham University Honor Code : Chatham University students pledge to maintain the Honor Code, which states in part: “Honor is that principle by which we at Chatham form our code of living, working, and studying together. The standards of honor at Chatham require that all students act with intellectual independence, personal integrity, honesty in all relationships, and consideration for the rights and well being of others.” Information about the Honor Code is available in the Student Handbook. 3 Course Calendar/Schedule (subject to change): Date Topic Info. August 29 Introduction Syllabus August 31 Bonding Chapter 1.1 – 1.8 September 2 Formal Charges & Resonance Chapter 1.9 – 1.11 September 5 Labor Day – No Classes No Class (Add/Drop ends on 9/6) September 7 Resonance Bonus Day Quiz 1 Due September 9 Shorthand & Functional Groups Chapter 1.12 – 1.15 September 12 Nomenclature 1 Chapter N1.1 – N1.2 September 14 Nomenclature 1 continued Chapter N1.2 – N1.4 September 16 Geometry & dash-wedge notation Chapter 2.1 – 2.3 September 19 Naming and Drawing Bonus Day Quiz 2 Due September 21 Dipoles & Physical Properties Chapter 2.4 – 2.12 September 23 Atomic Orbitals Chapter 3.1 – 3.2 September 26 MO theory & hybridization Chapter 3.3 – 3.5, Quiz 3 Due September 28 π bonds Chapter 3.6 – 3.10 September 30 Hybridization Bonus Day October 3 Exam 1 Review Chapters 1 – 3, Quiz 4 Due October 5 Exam 1 Chapters 1 – 3 October 7 Nomenclature 2 Chapter N2 October 10 No Class Long Weekend October 12 Acyclic Conformational Analysis Chapter 4.1 – 4.3 October 14 Cyclic Conformational Analysis Chapter 4.4 – 4.8 (Mid-term grades due) October 17 Substituted Cyclohexanes Chapter 4.9 – 4.10, Quiz 5 Due October 19 Cyclohexane Bonus Day October 21 Constitutional Isomers Chapter 4.11 – 4.16 October 24 Intro. to Stereochemistry Chapter 5.1 – 5.4, Quiz 6 Due October 26 R/S & Z/E Nomenclature Chapter N3 October 28 Diastereomers Chapter 5.5 October 31 Fischer Projections Chapter 5.6 – 5.7, Quiz 7 Due November 2 Phys/Chem Properties of Isomers Chapter 5.8 – 5.15 November 4 Stereoisomers Bonus Day November 7 Exam 2 Review Chapters 4 – 5, Quiz 8 Due November 9 Exam 2 Chapters 4 – 5 (Withdraw deadline 11/10) November 11 Intro to Acid/base chemistry Chapter 6.1 – 6.2 November 14 Thermodynamics Chapter 6.3, Quiz 9 Due November 16 Qualitative Analysis of Acidity Chapter 6.4 – 6.11 November 18 Acid/Base Bonus Day November 21 SN2 Reaction Chapter 7.1 – 7.3, Quiz 10 Due November 23&25 No Classes Thanksgiving Break November 28 E2 Reaction Chapter 7.4 – 7.6 & 9.10 November 30 SN1 & E1 Reactions Chapter 8.1-8.3 December 2 Kinetics Chapter 8.4 December 5 Stereochemistry of Reactions & Chapter 7.7, 8.5, & 8.6, Quiz 11 Due Carbocation Rearrangements December 7 Predicting Mechanisms Chapter 9 December 9 Reaction Bonus Day December 12 and 13 Review Sessions (time TBD) December 14 Exam 3, 11:00 am – 12:50 pm Chapters 6 – 9 4 POLICY STATEMENTS Chatham University Honor Code: Chatham University students pledge to maintain the Honor Code, which states in part: “Honor is that principle by which we at Chatham form our code of livin g, working, and studying together. The standards of honor at Chatham require that all students act with intellectual independence, personal integrity, honesty in all relationships, and consideration for the rights and well being of others.” Information about the Honor Code is available in the Student Handbook. Cheating and Plagiarism: Cheating is defined as the attempt, successful or not, to give or o btain aid and/or information by illicit means in meeting any academic requirements, including examinations. Plagiarism is defined as the use, without proper acknowledgement, of the ideas, phrases, sentences, or larger units of discourse from another write r or speaker. Turnitin.com and FERPA In all classes, faculty must notify students if the Turnitin service may be used. Student papers are protected by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act as they are educational records that contain personally identifiable information. If faculty submits a paper or an excerpt from a paper on behalf of a student for evaluation by Turnitin, an alias must be used instead of the student's name and faculty will ensure that any identifiable personal information is remov ed before submission. Disability Statement: Chatham University is committed to providing an environment that ensures that no individual is discriminated against on the basis of her/his disability. Students with disabilities, as defined under the American s with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) and who need special academic accommodations, should notify the assistant dean of the PACE Center as soon as possible. The PACE Center will work with students and the course instructor to coordinate and monitor the pro vision of reasonable academic accommodations. Non-Registered Students Policy: In accordance with University policy, only officially registered students may attend this class and all other classes offered at the University after the drop/add period. Plea se confer with your academic advisor if you need assistance with the registration process or you need additional information. Minimum Grade Requirements: Graduate students must earn a grade of B - or above in all courses. Undergraduates must earn a grade of C- or above in all courses completed after spring 2011 used to fulfill major or minor requirements. Please refer to the University catalog or individual program manuals for additional information. 5 MINIMUM TECHNOLOGY REQUIREMENTS : Internet Access Broadband cable or DSL with a minimum connection speed of 768kbit is recommended; slower connections may not provide optimal course experience and performance Operating Microsoft Windows 7 or higher (PC) System Mac OS X 10.6 or higher (MAC) Current students may purchase Operating System upgrades from the Chatham Helpdesk Processor Type 2.0 GHz or higher System 4GB RAM or higher Memory Monitor 1024x768 or higher screen resolution Software Microsoft Office 20 13 or higher (PC) Microsoft Office 2011 or higher (MAC) All students will be provided with Microsoft Office 365 Current students may purchase Microsoft Office from the Chatham Helpdesk Web Browser Mozilla Firefox (Recommended for Moodle), or Google Chrome Incognito (Recommended for myPortal); other browsers such as Internet Explorer, Opera and Apple Safari are not recommended Storage 500GB of hard drive or greater Audio Computer speakers and headphones Visual Web Camera E-mail Chatham University e -mail account (Microsoft Office 365) Web Courses using web conferencing for online meetings require the following: Conferencing • For audio: headphones and microphone • For video: web camera Plug-ins Course content may include file types that require s pecial plug-in software, which are typically available as free downloads (ex: Real Player, Java, QuickTime, Silverlig ht, Adobe Reader and Adobe Flash) Mobile Devices Some resources are available via smartphones and tabletsPlease note: Mobile devices will not be able to complete all course requirementStudents will still need regular access to a computer. On Campus Current students have access to the following resources: Resources 24 Hour Computer Lab – JKM Library 106 Computer Lab – JKM Library 101 Computer Lab – Buhl 236 (no printer) Computer Lab – Coolidge 42 Computer/CAD Lab – Eastside 209 Chatham IT Helpdesk – Woodland 100, Eastside 219, Eden Hall Lodge Library Off Campus Current students have access to the following resources: Resources Atomic Learning (http://www.atomiclearning.com/ ) Chatham IT (http://www.chatham.edu/its ) Chatham IT Helpdesk ( http://services.chatham.edu ) Current For the most up-to-date technology, please visit Chatham IT Technologies (http://www.chatham.edu/its ) 6
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