CHEM 2513 N1

Organic Chemistry 1

An introduction to organic chemistry covering structure, nomenclature and reactions of the main classes of organic compounds. (3h lab) IMPORTANT NOTE: Students must have successfully completed the lab or be prepared to make their own arrangements to take it here at Acadia or at another university. A lab session is not offered through Open Acadia. Confirmation of successful lab completion must be forwarded to Open Acadia.

Instructor:  Teri Gullon
Prerequisites:
 Chem 1023 or 1123 with C- or better
Course Type: Online; Continuous-intake. Register anytime and learn at your own pace


Build your understanding of organic chemistry with this introductory course.

Topics include:

  • Organic structure and nomenclature (alkane, alkene, etc.)
  • Basic functional groups and IR spectroscopy
  • Introduction to synthesis, reactions, and reaction mechanisms


Your online coursework must be supplemented with a lab component at Acadia University or another university.