CHO333 - Chemistry - Organic

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Subject Title
Chemistry - Organic

Subject Description
This subject is Organic Chemistry in the Chemical Laboratory Technology ? Pharmaceutical (CLP) program. A number of classes of organic compounds will be studied from the point of view of their structure, nomenclature, synthesis and reactions. In the laboratory portion of the subject, synthesis, separation techniques and some simple identification techniques will be covered.

Credit Status
CLP, CHY; semester 3

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an acceptable knowledge of the theoretical concepts and calculations described in both the lecture and laboratory sections of the subject as outlined in the Topic Outline.
  2. Understand the theoretical basis of the experimental analyses and properly calculate the results of the analyses.
  3. Work safely, efficiently, and accurately in a laboratory setting.
  4. Develop laboratory and professional skills required for future laboratory courses and for future employment.
  5. Work independently within a laboratory environment and to work co – operatively within a team environment.
  6. Use observational and critical thinking skills to develop pathways to solve individual laboratory questions.
  7. Identify possible experimental errors in laboratory endeavors.
  8. Maintain an accurate and up to date record of laboratory activity.
  9. Compile data and compose clear, concise and complete experimental reports.

Essential Employability Skills

    •  Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

    •  Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

    •  Execute mathematical operations accurately.

    •  Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

    •  Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.

    •  Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.

    •  Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

    •  Show respect for diverse opinions, values, belief systems, and contributions of others.

    •  Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.

    •  Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

    •  Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

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