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Syllabuses for Organic Chemistry


Course Number and Symbol  : Chem. 244   2(2+0)
Course Name           : Principle of Organic Chemistry-1
Aliphatic Hydrocarbons: Structure, nomenclature, stereochemistry (confirmation of alkane, stereochemistry of cycloalkanes and alkenes (Z, E), synthesis and reactions.
Aromatic Hydrocarbons: Benzene, aromaticity, nomenclature, reactions (activation and orientation), polynuclear urenes. Alkyl halides, nomenclature, synthesis and reactions, optical isomerism (SN1, SN2 reactions)

Course Number and Symbol        : Chem. 245   2(2+0)
Course Name           : Principle of Organic Chemistry-2
Classification, nomenclature, physical properties, synthesis and reactions of the following organic classes: Alcohols, ethers, phenols, aldehydes, ketones, carboxylic (and their derivatives) and amines


Course Number and Symbol : Chem. 249    2(0+2)
Course Name  : 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, halogens).


Course Number and Symbol: Chem. 344   2(2+0)       
Course Name: Heterocyclic Organic Chemistry
Part one:
Organic heterocycles: Nomenclature of heterocycles, five and six membered rings with one heteroatom, i.e.  pyrrole, furan, thiol, azine and quinoline. Synthesis , electrophylic and nucleophilic
substitution reactions. Five and six membered ring with two hetero atoms (i.e. pyrazole, imidazole, oxzole, isoxazole etc.; synthesis and reactions.
Part two:
Carbohydrates, classification , synthesis, stereochemistry and reactions, Amino acids and proteins, fats and oils, glyceroides synthesis and reactions, soap and detergents


Course Number and Symbol: Chem. 346   2(2+0)
Course Name: Polymer & Industrial Organic Chemistry
Part one:
Polymers, definition, properties, general synthesis, types of polymerization systems, copolymerization and their stereochemistry.
Part two:
Industrial application: natural gas, oil importance, properties , its origin and structure, methods of petrochemical production, chemistry of industrial fibers, brief on local chemical industries , used technology in manufacturing polyethylenes, polystyrenes, PVC and natural rubber

Course Number and Symbol: Chem. 349   2(0+2(
Course Name: Practical Application of Organic Chemistry
Systematic identification of unknown organic compounds. Preparation and unknown derivatives, reports on unknown organic compounds, preparation of some known organic compounds


Course Number and Symbol: Chem. 355    2(1+1)
Course Name: Organic Qualitative Analysis
Analysis of organic compounds using volumetric and spectrophotometric methods of analysis.
Practical : Determination of organic compounds and  their functional groups using volumetric methods and spectrometric methods


Course Number and Symbol  :  Chem. 440   2(2+0)
Course Name: Organic Spectroscopy
Electro-magnetic spectrum: extensive study of the following spectroscopic methods, UV and Visible, 1H NMR and brief on other nuclei NMR spectroscopy (13C, 19F, ..), Mass spectroscopy, solving problems by applying various spectroscopic data


Course Number and Symbol        : Chem. 443   2(2+0)
Course Name: Natural Products
Introduction, definition, isolation and separation.
Terpenes: classification, their chemistry (including identification, synthesis) and biosynthesis.
Steroids, biological importance, classification and biosynthesis.
Alkaloids, classification and examples on some alkaloidal compounds of various classes.
Plant phenolics: examples (flavonoids, xanthones, coumarins and quinines(.


Course Number and Symbol: Chem. 444   2(2+0)
Course Name: Organic Reaction Mechanism
Determination of reaction mechanism by physical and chemical properties.
Nucleophilic substitution, elimination reactions, electrophilic addition to carbon-carbon double bond.
Nucleophilic addition to carbonyl group and rearrangement


Course Number and Symbol: Chem. 449   2(0+2)
Course Name: Advanced Practical Organic Chemistry
Multi-step synthesis of organic compounds using special reactions like Grignard reagent, addition reactions, polymerization reactions and electrophilic aromatic substitution reactions,
Separation of the product and their structural elucidation by spectroscopic methods.

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