Online Organic Chemistry II
CHEM 1021: Online Organic Chemistry II Lecture
Online Organic Chemistry II: CHEM 1021 is a one-semester online organic chemistry course designed for individuals who need a second semester organic chemistry course as a prerequisite to apply for admission to a health professions program.
Graduate programs that may require CHEM 1021 may include but are not limited to:
- Veterinary medicine
- Dental medicine
- Physical therapy
- Physician assistant
CHEM 1021 course outline and program goals
The goals of this online organic chemistry course are divided into two major topics: The first goal is to introduce the student to important laboratory techniques and concepts covered on most professional entrance exams. These include separation and purification techniques and an introductory to spectroscopy. This will make up the first six modules of the course and will include one laboratory assignment.
The second goal is to give the student interested in the health professions an introduction to the organic chemistry of important biological pathways that the student will encounter in their professional studies. The subjects include biochemistry, molecular genetics, and metabolism. This will make up the remaining eight modules and will include seven laboratory assignments. Click here for the syllabus for online CHEM 1021.
Since this is the second of two semesters in this series, it will be assumed that the student taking this course has a good understanding of the different functional groups in organic chemistry and of the different reactions these functional groups undergo.
Organic Chemistry II is designed for the student to take the lecture (CHEM1021) and lab (CHEM1021L) concurrently in order to earn four credits. For the full four credits, you must register for both CHEM1021 and CHEM1021L. For students who only need a specific portion of Organic Chemistry II, however, you have the option to take lecture only (CHEM1021 three credits) or lab only (CHEM1021L one credit).
Important: When selecting lecture and lab within FlexReg (enable Flash in your browser to register), 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.
Complete at your own pace
Working at the pace typical for a four-semester hour course, the average student will complete this online organic chemistry course 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.
CHEM 1020 and CHEM 1020L must be completed before registering for this course. All prerequisite courses must have been completed successfully within the past seven years.
All of the science prerequisites offered at UNE are based online. In order for you as a student to have the best experience possible, UNE has established some technical specifications for you. Click here for technical requirements.
CHEM 1021 Required Course Materials
Organic Chemistry with a Biological Emphasis Volume I & II, Soderberg, Timothy. 2016 (free online)
Organic Chemistry: A Short Course, e. 13, Hart, Harold.
Harper’s Illustrated Biochemistry, e. 31. Rodwell, Victor. (available online through the UNE library)
Ordering your UNE-authorized whiteboard (optional) – Can be used during your proctored exams!
Dry-Erase Whiteboard with Marker and Eraser (Optional for Proctored Exams)
This course permits the use of a dry-erase whiteboard for scratch work during one or more of your proctored exams. No scratch paper is permitted. The whiteboard must be purchased from the seller in the link below.
You must show your proctor that your whiteboard is clear at the beginning of your testing session, and you must erase your whiteboard in front of the proctor before disconnecting from your session. If you do not do this, your exam will not be credited.
Mandatory External Webcam for Proctored Exams
This webcam is required for proctored exams for any courses starting on or after September 4, 2019.
Tuition and Fees
The cost of the materials is not included in this total.
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. Courses starting on or after September 4, 2019 must be proctored via the UNE-approved external webcam.
Enrollment online anytime
You may enroll at any time via our self-service registration portal. To register, you will need to enable Flash in your browser first (here are step-by-step instructions). 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. Online registration will remain open during holidays when the university is closed. 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:(855) 325-0894
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 (855) 325-0894 to be directed to the appropriate office for assistance.
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