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Organic Chemistry 2

In Organic Chemistry 2, specific reaction types and mechanisms will be studied, and fundamental reactions of organic compounds are presented and analyzed from the viewpoint of mechanism.  The reactions and mechanisms are integrated in terms of organic synthesis.  Laboratory work will reinforce concepts that are taught in lecture.  

Course Code

CHEM 22100




UChicago Undergraduates
Visiting Undergraduates



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Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri

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Primary Instructor

Valerie Keller

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Tues Thurs

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Session II

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  • Eligibility: current high school sophomores and juniors, 14 years and older (unless clearly stated otherwise); current College undergraduate students; and visiting undergraduate students.
  • The Priority application deadline is February 2. Students who apply by the Priority application deadline will have their $50 application fee waived. Any applications received after the Priority deadline will be admitted using rolling admission and will require a $50 application fee. 
  • International students who will require a visa to attend, applications will be considered no later than April 2 in order to allow enough time to complete the visa application process.
  • Rolling admissions: courses fill quickly, so submit your complete application as soon as possible.

Additional Details

  • Prerequisite: CHEM 22000.
  • Enrollment is limited to 64 students.
  • This course is not open to high school students.

Cost & Aid

Tuition is $4,085 per course. (Full-time registration is two courses taken during the same session.)
Additional fees apply; housing and dining costs not included.

Complete Cost & Aid Information (including housing and other fees) for high school students can be found here.
Complete Cost & Aid Information (including housing and other fees) for undergraduates can be found here.