Course Title Organic Chemistry I
Course Level 100
Credit Unit 2

History survey of organic chemistry.  Nomenclature and classes of organic compounds; Homogenous series, functional groups, isolation and purification of organic compounds.  Stereo-chemistry. Determination of structure of organic compounds, molecular composition and variety of carbon compounds, Electronic theory in organic chemistry.  Saturated and unsaturated hydrocarbons. Introduction to the Chemistry of alkanes and petroleum, alkenes, alkynes, benzene, alcohols including phenols, ethers, aldehydes, ketones, carboxylic acids, amines, sugars, starch, cellulose, peptides and proteins, synthetic polymers.