This course focuses on the study of organic matter and the changes it undergoes. General topics include chemical properties, reaction mechanisms; and theories behind the reactivity of carbon containing compounds are investigated. The laboratory section focuses on the experience of organic chemistry the planning, performance, observation, evaluation, and reporting of organic chemical reactions. The labs will introduce the safe performance, glassware, instrumentation, and operations of organic chemical reactions. Three hours of lecture and three hours of lab. Prerequisite: CHE 104 or permission of instructor. Offered every fall semester.