CHEM 106 (2+0) Introduction to organic chemistry for health sciences
Atomic structures and chemical bonding.Brief study of the classification,nomenclature, physical properties, synthesis and reactions of the following organic classes: Hydrocarbons, organic halides, alcohols,ethers, phenols, aldehydes, ketones, carboxylic acid and derivatives, Amines,Structures and properties of carbohydrates, fats and oils.
CHEM 108 (3+1) Introduction to organic chemistry for agriculture and biology
Atomic structure and hemi cal bonding.- Classification, nomenclature, physical properties, synthesis and reactions of the following organic classes: aliphatic and aromatic hydrocarbons, alcohols, ethers, phenols, aldehydes, keones, carboxylic acid and derivatives, and Amines.
Structures and properties of carbohydrates, fats and oils.
Experimental include: MP determination, recrystallization, simple distillation, extraction, synthesis of alkenes and unsaturation test, alkyl halide nuclear substitution, reactions of alcohols, phenols, aldehydes, ketones, amines, carboxylic acids (and derivatives) and diazonium compounds, saponification, reactions of carbohydrates.
CHEM 244 (2+0) Principle of organic chemistry I
Atomic structures, molecular structures, chemical bonds and polarity., Alkanes(cyclic and acyclic):structures, nomenclatures, physical properties, con-firmations, synthesis and reactions.Alkenes: structures, nomenclature, physical properties, cis- and trans (Z, E), synthesis and reactions. Alkynes: structures, nomenclatures, physical properties. Benzene: aromaticity (aromatic compounds) and resonance. Nomenclature of benzene derivatives. Electrophylic substitution reactions (acylation, alkylkation, halogenation, nitration and sulophonation), reactivity andorientation (ortho-, para-, meta-directing groups. Polynuclear arenes. Alkyl halides: nomenclature, physical properties and synthesis. Optical isomerism. Reactions (Nuceophilic substitution SN1 and SN2 and electrophillic elimination E1 and E2).
CHEM 245 (2+0) Principle of organic chemistry II
classification, nomenclature, physical properties, synthesis and reactions of the following organic classes: Alcohols, ethers, phenols, aldehydes, ketones, carboxylic (and their derivatives) and amines.
CHEM 249 (0+2) Identification of Organic Compounds
Identification of Organic Compounds Physical Constants: Purification of organic compounds, identification of the main functional groups by studying their reactions: Qualitative analysis of elements (C, H, S, Halogen).
CHEM 344 (2+0) Heterocyclic Organic Chemistry
Organic heterocycles: Nomenclature of heterocycles, five and six membered rings with one heteroatom, ex. yrrole, furan, thiol, azine and quinoline. Synthesis, electrophylic and nucleophilic substitution reactions, five and six membered ring with two hetero atoms, ex. pyrazole, imidazole, oxzole, isoxazole etc.; synthesis and reactions.
Alkaloid, classification and identification, carbohydrates, classification, synthesis, stereochemistry and reactions, Amino acids and proteins, fats and oils, glycerides synthesis and reactions, soap and detergents.
CHEM 349 (0+2) Practical Organic chemistry
Systematic identification of unknown organic compounds. Preparation and unknown derivatives, reports on unknown organic compounds, preparation of some known
CHEM 444 (2+0} Mechanism of Organic reactions
Energetic, kinetic and the investigation of mechanism,strength of orgnic acids and bases, nucleophilic substitution, elimination reaction, electrophilic and nucleophilic addition to carbon-carbon double bond, addition to carbonyl group, molecular rearrangement, electrophilic and nucleophilic substitution in aromatic systems,
CHEM 498 (0+2) Research project
CHEM 540 (2+0) Stereochemistry
1.Static stereochemistry: Isomerism, symmetry, models, optical activity and optical stereoisomerism, chirality and the sequence rules, cyclic alkanes and stereochemistry.
2.Dynamic stereo-Chemistry: addition reactions, elimination reactions, substitution reactions, rearrangements, cyclic reactions.
CHEM 542 (2+0) Special Topics in Organic Chemistry
Comprehensive study of some selected topics in organic Chemistry
CHEM 660 (1+0) Seminar
A literature review of one of the topics suggested by the staff members. The student should present a talk on the topic after reviewing the literature and preparaing a written article. The staff member would then evaluate the student accordingly.