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Online Organic Chemistry I

CHEM 1020: Organic Organic Chemistry Lecture

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This Organic Chemistry online course, CHEM 1020, is designed to meet the organic chemistry prerequisite for individuals who are applying for admission to health profession programs. This online organic chemistry class is a one semester course with a virtual laboratory that emphasizes those aspects of organic chemistry that are relevant to the study of human health and metabolism. Whenever possible, correlations to medicine, health, and disease will be made.

CHEM 1020 course outline

The purpose of this Organic Chemistry online course with labs is to give the student interested in the health professions an introduction to organic chemistry emphasizing the concepts that will be important for, and provide the basis for, the subjects the student will encounter in his professional studies. These subjects include biochemistry, molecular biology, cell biology and pharmacology. Click here to view the syllabus.

If you need the corresponding Lab

Organic Chemistry I is designed to take lecture (CHEM1020) and lab (CHEM1020L) concurrently in order to earn four credits. For the full four credits, you must register for both CHEM1020 and CHEM1020L. For students who only need a specific portion of Organic Chemistry I, however, you have the option to take lecture only (CHEM1020 three credits) or lab only (CHEM1020L one credit).

Important: When selecting lecture and lab within FlexReg, please be sure that the section numbers match. In the event that there is no matching lab number, please select a different lecture, or contact an enrollment specialist. 

Section numbers must match for lecture and lab

Click here to learn more about the laboratories that accompany Online Organic Chemistry I.

Complete at your own pace

Working at the pace typical for a four semester hour course, the average student will complete the Organic Chemistry Online Course with Labs in approximately 16 weeks. Many students are nontraditional students who have elected an online course for flexibility. Since the course is self-paced, you may complete the course in fewer than 16 weeks.


Medical General Chemistry II with laboratory: CHEM 1011 must be completed before registering for this course. All prerequisite courses must have been completed successfully within the past seven years.

Required course materials


  • Essential Organic Chemistry
    Paula Yurkanis Bruice, 3rd edition, Pearson, 2016
    ISBN: 0321937716
  • Study Guide & Solution Manual for Essential Organic Chemistry
    3rd Edition, Pearson, 2016
    ISBN: 0133867250
  • Fundamental Organic Chemistry Set
    ISBN: 1323158421

Optional Materials

  • Mastering Chemistry with Pearson eText — ValuePack Access Card — for Essential Organic Chemistry
    3rd Edition
    ISBN: 1323116281

Due to this course’s custom and specialized curriculum, students can only purchase a compatible Mastering access code from our bookstore or by signing up through the link located within the course. 

Textbooks need to be purchased separately and are not part of your registration fee.

All course materials are available through our bookstore at Course materials purchased outside of the UNE bookstore may include a workbook and/or a solution manual that is not aligned to the textbook and may not include accurate solutions/answers.

Tuition and Fees

Lecture and Lab

Credits: 4
Tuition: $1400
Registration: $25
Total: $1425
The cost of the materials is not included in this total.

Lecture only

Credits: 3
Tuition: $1050
Registration: $25
Total: $1075
The cost of the materials is not included in this total.

Lab only

Credits: 1
Tuition: $350
Registration: $25
Total: $375
The cost of the materials is not included in this total.

Exam Procedures

All exams are taken online. Major exams are required to be proctored. For instructions on how to take your exams online, visit Online Learning's ProctorU site.

Enrollment online anytime

You may enroll at any time via our self-service registration portal. Payment is due in full at the time of registration.  Your official start date is the date that the course opens and you will have 16 weeks from that date to complete your course.  

Courses start on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month

You must be registered for your class by 12:00 noon EST on the Monday before the class starts. See the UNE Academic Calendar for more details. 

Assistance with registration

If you have any questions or need help with registering for your class, please call an Enrollment Counselor at 1-855-325-0894, email, or view the online FlexReg course registration tutorial

If you intend to use VA Benefits or Military Tuition Assistance, please do not use the self-registration portal. Please call 1-855-325-0894 to be directed to the appropriate office for assistance.

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