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Introduction. Review of Atomic and Molecular Structure. Structure, Bonding and Nomenclature of Alkanes. Structure, Bonding and Nomenclature of Alkenes, Alkynes, Aromatic Compounds. Resonance Aromaticity. Structure, Bonding, Nomenclature of Heteroatom Containing Functional Groups. More Resonance. Chromatography, Mass spectrometry, UV and IR Spectroscopy. NMR Spectroscopy. Stereochemistry. Introduction to Mechanism. Nucleophilic Substitution. Elimination Reactions. Addition to Carbon-Carbon Multiple Bonds. Electrophilic Aromatic Substitution. Nucleophilic Aromatic Substitution, Synthesis of Aromatic Compounds, Polycyclic and Heterocyclic Compounds. Nucleophilic Addition to Carbonyl Groups. Nucleophilic Substitution at Carbonyl Groups. Lipids and Carbohydrates. Substitution a to Carbonyl Groups. Rearrangement Reactions. Multistep Synthesis 1 - Principles and One Group Disconnections. Multistep Synthesis 2 - Two Group Disconnections. Polymeric Materials. Amines, Alkaloids, Amino acids, Peptides, Nucleic Acids. Catalysis. Organic Chemistry in Industry. Organic Chemistry and the Environment. Introduction to Forensic Chemistry.