Health-Sciences - Course - ORGANIC CHEMISTRY

  • Course Code: CHEM215
  • Credits: 3
  • Hours Distribution: 2Lec,2Lab,0Tut
  • Course Type: Major Core Courses (MCC)

Course Description

This course introduces basic concepts in organic chemistry, macromolecules, stereoisomerism, and their basic structure and interactions. Organic chemistry applications and biosynthesis of biological compounds are also studied. The course includes the study of alkanes, alkenes, alkynes, and ethers and alcohols. In addition, it covers carboxylic acid derivative reaction mechanisms, with emphasis on biological macromolecules, including carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, and nucleic acids.