CHM 102: General Chemistry II



Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course, the students should be able to
1. state the importance and development of organic chemistry;
2. define fullerenes and its applications;
3. discuss electronic theory;
4. determine the qualitative and quantitative of structures in organic chemistry;
5. describe rules guiding nomenclature and functional group classes of organic chemistry;
6. determine rate of reaction to predict mechanisms of reaction;
7. identify classes of organic functional group with brief description of their chemistry;
8. discuss comparative chemistry of group 1A, IIA and IVA elements; and
9. describe basic properties of transition metals.

Course Contents
Historical survey of the development and importance of Organic Chemistry. Fullerenes as fourth
allotrope of carbon, uses in nanotubules, nanostructures, nanochemistry. Electronic theory in
organic chemistry. Isolation and purification of organic compounds. Determination of structures
of organic compounds including qualitative and quantitative analysis in organic chemistry.
Nomenclature and functional group classes of organic compounds. Introductory reaction
mechanism and kinetics. Stereochemistry. The chemistry of alkanes, alkenes, alkynes, alcohols,
ethers, amines, alkyl halides, nitriles, aldehydes, ketones, carboxylic acids and derivatives. The
Chemistry of s