Minnesota State University Moorhead
Dr. Craig P. Jasperse, Chemistry
email: jasperse@mnstate.edu   Phone: (218) 477-2230   Office: Hagen 407J                             

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ONLINE ORGANIC CHEMISTRY I and ORGANIC CHEMISTRY II at Minnesota State University Moorhead. 2018
FAQ: General info about SUMMER/FALL/SPRING online organic, how it works, and whether it's right for you.

*I will offer both online Organic I and II Summer, Fall, and Spring at MSUM
*Course ID's for Spring 2018: Organic Chemistry I = CHEM350 (000911) - - Organic Chemistry II = CHEM360 (001265)
*For information about my SUMMER online organic courses, go here.
* Sample Videos: 1. Lecture 2. Practice Test 3. Practice set
* In boxes below, links go to sites/documents with expanded detail. "Comments" are videos with expanded verbal discussion/explanation.

Link to main Organic I Summer Website
Link to main Organic II Summer Website
Link to main Organic I Spring Website
Link to main Organic II Spring Website

Link to Organic I Summer Syllabus
Link to Organic II Summer Syllabus
Link to Organic I Spring Syllabus
Link to Organic II Spring Syllabus
Link to Organic I Fall Syllabus
Link to Organic II Fall Syllabus

Link to Organic I Lecture Videos
Link to Organic II Lecture Videos
Is This Class Right for You? Target:
science majors
needing organic.
(Including premed/prepharm etc...)
Testing: Testing is not on-line
*Local students can test on-campus
*Distance students arrange proctor

Schedule flexible:
Asynchronous Testing

*You can arrange own test times

How do students Register?
*Apply to MSUM ($20, no transcript)
*Request Course Permit (prerequisites)
*Then register for course

Tricollege Registration
*Work through NDSU tricollege

*Not for summer courses
MNSCU Registration
*Use e-services, or contact me

Prerequsities Permit
*"Override" permit usually needed
*Gen Chem or Organic I from most other
schools not auto-recognized by MSUM

Does online differ from "normal" organic?
1. No! Uses "live" Lecture videos
2. Same delivery as "live" class.
3. Covers same material.

Difficulty: Rigorous but Reasonable
1. Is online organic hard? Of course!
2. Is it's easier online? No! Rigorous.
3. Is it harder online? No! Same.

Advantages/Challenges of online
1. Advantage: Pause-rewind
2. Challenge: Procrastination
3. Challenge: Hard class, takes time.

Summer 2018 Dates (fix)
*Organic I: 5/16-7/25 or 6/21-7/25
*Organic II: June 21-July 25
*Can start/finish early
*Registration Opens April 3
-Comments (improve)

Fall 2018 Dates (fix)
*Aug 27- Dec 19
*Can start/finish early
*Apply+Register by Aug 22
*Can I apply/register late?
-Comments (improve)

Spring 2018 Dates
*Jan 8 - May 9 (class)
*Can start/finish early
*Apply+Register by Jan 11
*Can I apply/register late?
-Comments (improve)

Summer 2018 Course Price? (MSUM)
MN Resident: ~$1000? 
Reciprocity (SD, ND, WI): ~$1000? 
Midwest: IL, IN, KS, MI, MO, NE: ~$1300? 
Non-resident other states: ~$1650?
School Price Link

Can I take Both OChem 1+2 same summer?
*Yes, but it's hard and will take much work! :)
*Early-start/late-finish workarounds?


Some Suggested Flexible Schedules: (edit)
*Organic I: 11-week, 8-week-May,
8-week-June, 6-week, 5-week or
4-week plans (flexible)
*Organic II: 8-week or 6-week plans.
Fall 2018 Price? (MSUM, Estimate)
MN Resident: ~$1000
Reciprocity (SD, ND, WI): ~$1000
IL,IN,KS,MI,MOand NE: ~$1300
Non-resident other states: ~$1650
School Price Link
What about Lab? No online lab.
These are for-credit classes (3 credits/course)
ACS Approved
Technology Test.
*Panopto video diagnostic test
*Tegrity video Diagnostic Test
Online homework.
Brief intro video of Jasperse: (create)
to put face with voice, and
Address Common Q's About Course (make)
Links (syllabi, websites, lectures) Availability of Courses  


Pointer Page (Craig)