Organic Chemistry II

This course deepens your understanding of the complex reactions and properties of organic molecules. Learn about a range of topics, including alcohols, ethers, and related compounds; oxidation and reduction reactions; among others.

What you’ll learn

  • Understand the properties of organic molecules
  • Gain knowledge of complex reactions
  • Be introduced to carbonyl chemistry
Organic Chemistry II

$79

Plus membership

3 Credits

All courses include:

eTextbooks

2 to 3-day turnaround for grading

Multiple chances to improve your grade

On-demand tutoring & writing center

Student support 7 days a week

$79

Plus membership

3 Credits

All courses include:

eTextbooks

2 to 3-day turnaround for grading

Multiple chances to improve your grade

On-demand tutoring & writing center

Student support 7 days a week

$79

Plus membership

3 Credits

About This Course

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ACE Approved 2023

Taking Organic Chemistry II online will build on your foundational knowledge of organic chemistry to deepen your understanding of the complex reactions and properties of organic molecules. Additionally, our Organic Chemistry II online course covers a wide range of topics, including alcohols, ethers, and related compounds; oxidation and reduction reactions; benzene and aromatic compounds; reactions of aromatic compounds; introduction to carbonyl chemistry; aldehydes and ketones; carboxylic acids and nitriles; and amines.

Course Outcomes

Predict the appearance of product(s) of a dehydration reaction, Sn1 reaction, or epoxide ring opening.

Predict the appearance of product(s) of a alkene dihydroxylation or ozonolysis reaction.

Using the inscribed polygon method to determine if a compound is aromatic.

Predict the appearance of product(s) from a monosubstituted, disubstituted, or trisubstituted benzene with an electrophile.

Predict the appearance of all stereoisomers that form in a Grignard reaction.

Predict the appearance of stereoisomers that form in the intramolecular cyclization of a hydroxy aldehyde.

Rank benzoic acids in order of increasing acidity.

Determine the carboxylic acid and alcohol needed for a Fischer esterification.

Use retrosynthetic analysis in a reductive amination.

Use spectroscopy to identify compounds.

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Course Text

Prefer the hard copy? Simply purchase from your favorite textbook reseller; you will still get the eTextbook for free. The required eTextbook for this course is included with your course purchase at no additional cost.

Organic Chemistry. 7th ed.

Smith, Janice. Organic Chemistry. 7th ed., McGraw Hill, 2024. ISBN: 9781264141531

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