CHM 221-A Organic Chemistry I (with Lab)


Course Details

  • Online plus on-campus labs  
  • 8 Weeks | May 29 - July 22
  • On-Campus Labs: Fridays 5:00-9:30 pm & Saturdays 8:30 am-12:30 pm & 1:30-5:30 pm on (June 8 & 9, June 22 & 23, July 6 & 7, July 20 & 21)
  • Exams will be taken in person on lab weeks
  • 4 Credits | Cost $1,900.00
  • Online myHill Registration | April 9 – May 22
  • Online Payment is Due at Time of Registration

Course Description

The basics of organic chemistry are covered including: structure and bonding of alkanes, alkenes, aromatic hydrocarbons and alkynes; functional groups containing heteroatoms; chromatography; spectroscopy; stereochemistry; methods of studying organic reaction; and an introduction to mechanisms of organic reactions.

Additional Information

  • Prerequisite(s): CHM 113 General Chemistry (with a grade of C- or better).
  • Faculty will contact all students after the May 22 registration deadline with course instructions. Students should expect to dedicate approximately 17 hours of course related work and 12 hours of lab per week.

Course Instructor

Pamela Lombardi

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Dr. Lombardi graduated with an B.A. in Chemistry from Dartmouth College. She continued her studies at Columbia University, where she earned her Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry under the direction of Professor James Leighton. After postdoctoral research at Boston College with Professor Amir Hoveyda, Dr. Lombardi joined the Stonehill Faculty in the fall of 2009.

Dr. Lombardi's research has focused mainly on synthetic methodology. Her other interests include catalysis, organic mechanisms and organometallic chemistry.