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Organic Chemistry without taking chemistry 2?

cranstonjdccranstonjdc Posts: 101Registered User Junior Member
edited November 2010 in Science Majors
At my school if you get consent from the instructor you can take O chem without having taken chem 2. Would this be difficult? Do you use many things from chem 2 in O chem. Im a civil engineering major/ environmental minor considering environmental for grad school.
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Replies to: Organic Chemistry without taking chemistry 2?

  • RacinReaverRacinReaver Posts: 6,598Registered User Senior Member
    Chem 2's a fairly easy class, so you could always take it to pad your schedule one term or for an easy A.
  • illegalSmileillegalSmile Posts: 48Registered User Junior Member
    From what I'm hearing from my instructor, we will use what we're learning about acids and bases in O chem. This goes for buffers as well.

    Chem 2 is a prerequisite for O chem at my school. There is, however, a survey O chem course that one only needs to take Chem 1 as a prerequisite, if that's what you're talking about. Otherwise, I think it would behoove you to take Chem 2 first.
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