Chemistry of carbon–containing compounds. First semester: principles of structure, mechanism and reactivity as a basis for explaining organic chemical reactions. Second semester: these basic concepts are used to develop an understanding of the reactions of functional groups found in organic molecules. Co–requisites Chem 3133: CHEM 2143; CHEM 2344: CHEM 2144. Pre–requisites CHEM 2343: CHEM 1341, 1342, 1141, 1142. CHEM 2344: CHEM 2343.