Course Description:

CHEM 312 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY I LABORATORY Students will learn basic laboratory techniques for purifying and identifying organic compounds. The topics covered will be thin layer chromatography, gas chromatography, extraction, recrystallization, simple and fractional distillation, melting points, boiling points, infrared spectroscopy, and polarimetry. This laboratory is co-requisite to CHEM 313 Organic Chemistry I. This lab may be taken for credit apart from CHEM 313 only with the written consent of the instructor and the student’s advisor. Two Hours, Fall