Science - Course - Advanced Organic Chemistry

  • Course Code: CHEM652
  • Credits: 3
  • Hours Distribution:  (3crs.: 3lec.)
  • Course Type: Major Core (MJC)

Course Description

The course describes advanced topics in chemical bonding, and molecular structure and its effects on chemical stability and reactivity. It also covers stereochemistry, nucleophilic substitution reactions and factors influencing its outcome, polar addition and elimination reactions. The course discusses carbon-carbon bond formation, enolates, imines, enamines, and introduces related named reactions such as Aldol condensations, Robinson Annulation, Mannich reaction, Wittig reaction and Knoevenagel condensation reaction.