This course is Introduction To Organic Chemistry I. It is designed to prepare and introduce high school students to organic chemistry. This course is especially relevant to students interested in persuing pre-health and pre-vet tracks or those who want to gain a deeper knowledge of chemistry.

The class will meet once weekly  for 15 weeks on Sundays at 10-12. Home work will be provided.



Mayya Alocci

Mayya graduated NYU with Honors in Chemistry and Psychology. 

Mayya has been a full time chemistry tutor for over 10 years. Organic Chemistry is her favorite subject. She has tutored students in Organic Chemistry from the following colleges: NYU, LIU, Cornell, Brown University, Saint John's University, Hunter, Brooklyn College, Stony Brook, Penn State and many others.



Please note the syllabus is tentative and may change depending on how quickly the class will be able to cover the material.

September 6,13

Chapter 1 Molecular Representations

September 20,27

Chapter 2 Alkanes and Cycloalkanes

October 4,11

Chapter 3 Alkenes and Alkynes

October 18,25 Nov 1

Chapter 4 Stereochemistry and Midterm

November 8,15,22

Chapter 5 Substitution Reactions

November 29, Dec 6

Chapter 6 Elimination Reactions

Dec 13

Review and Final


Introduction to Organic Chemistry I