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Organic Chemistry I with Prof. Jonathan L. Sessler


The purpose of this course is to provide a solid introduction to organic chemistry. Organic chemistry is a fascinating and important subject and the basis for many other disciplines including polymer science, medicinal chemistry, biochemistry, etc. The success of the global chemical and pharmaceutical industry depends upon knowledge of organic chemistry. Most modern medical treatments rely on some aspect of organic chemistry. Upon completion of this course, you will be able to design new materials and propose methods for synthesizing these materials from simple starting materials. You will also understand what you are doing and why you should care.

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