Courses Code: CHM 221
Course Title: BASIC ORGANIC CHEMISTRY I
Number of unit : 2 Units
Office Lecturer: College of Natural Science, Department of Chemistry
Principal series of organic compounds: Acyclic aliphatic, cyclic; carbocyclic e.g. aliphatic, alicyclic aromatic and heterocyclic (mere listing & classifying). Functional group chemistry; alcohols, phenol and ethers, carbonyl; nitro, amino, epoxides and sulphur compounds, acid and their derivatives , -unsaturated (carbonyl) compounds. Methods of preparation, physical and chemical properties of these compounds are to be treated. Introduction to organic reaction types: Substitution, Elimination, Addition and Re arrangement. Structure of Benzene and Aromaticity.