Gen. Organic Chemistry

Course Information
TitleΓενική Οργανική Χημεία / Gen. Organic Chemistry
FacultyHealth Sciences
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID600013741

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos Farmakeutikīs (2018-)

Registered students: 132
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course326.5

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours5
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
the finalization of this course will make the students familiar to the basic principles of Organic Chemistry (this course belongs to the background courses). The taken knowledge will be helpful in the undesrstading of the courses of Pharmaceutical Chemistry in the following semesters and then they could be helped to solve basic problems of organic chemistry as professionals in the field of drugs synthesis in the Pharmaceutical industry.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
Course Content (Syllabus)
Study and investigation of the basic principles of Organic Chemistry. Study of some classes of organic compounds. The aforementioned subjects can be classified in the following chapters: Electrons, Bonding and Molecular Properties. Molecular Representations, Structures, Resonance. Acids and Bases. Alkanes and Cycloalkanes. Stereoisomerism. Chemical Reactivity and Mechanisms. Substitution Reactions. Alkenes: Structure and Synthesis through Elimination Reactions. Addition Reactions of Alkenes. Alkynes. Radical Reactions. Alcohols and Phenols. Ethers and Epoxides. Thiols and Sulfides. Synthesis. Retrosynthetic Analysis.
Bonds, Acids, Bases, Alkanes, Cycloalkanes, Alkenes, Alkynes, Alcohols, Phenols, Ethers, Thiols, Sulfides, Retrosynthetic Analysis
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Lectures and tutorials are based on Power point presentation.
Course Organization
Student Assessment
Written examination. Written examination at the end of the semester covering the knowledge of the students and their ability of critically evaluating different problems of Organic Chemistry. All examined subjects are graded equally. The duration of the examinations is 3 hours.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
«ΟΡΓΑΝΙΚΗ ΧΗΜΕΙΑ, ΤΟΜΟΣ Ι», David Klein,Εκδόσεις Utopia, Αθήνα, 2015. «ΟΡΓΑΝΙΚΗ ΧΗΜΕΙΑ », Marc Loudon & Jim Parise Εκδοτικός Οίκος: Broken Hill Publishers ltd, Nicosia, Cyprus, 2019.
Additional bibliography for study
- «ΟΡΓΑΝΙΚΗ ΧΗΜΕΙΑ », J. McMurry, Πανεπιστημιακές Εκδόσεις Κρήτης, Ηράκλειο Κρήτης, 2012. - «ΟΡΓΑΝΙΚΗ ΧΗΜΕΙΑ, ΔΟΜΗ ΚΑΙ ΛΕΙΤΟΥΡΓΙΚΟΤΗΤΑ, Τόμος Α, Έκτη Έκδοση», K. P. C. Vollhardt, Ν.E. Schore, Εκδοτικός Οίκος Αδελφών Κυριακίδη, Θεσσαλονίκη, 2012. - «ΟΡΓΑΝΙΚΗ ΧΗΜΕΙΑ, ΔΟΜΗ ΚΑΙ ΛΕΙΤΟΥΡΓΙΚΟΤΗΤΑ, Τόμος Β, Έκτη Έκδοση», K. P. C. Vollhardt, Ν.E. Schore, Εκδοτικός Οίκος Αδελφών Κυριακίδη, Θεσσαλονίκη, 2012. - «ORGANIC CHEMISTRY”, H. Beyer and W. Walter, Translator and Editor D. Lloyd, Albion Chemical Science Series, Chichester, England, 1997. - «ORGANIC CHEMISTRY, Fourth Edition», T. W. Graham Solomons, John Wiley & Sons, New York, 1988. - «ADVANCED ORGANIC CHEMISTRY, Reactions, Mechanisms, and Structure, Fourth Edition», J. March, Wiley-Interscience Publication, John Wiley & Sons Inc., New York, 1992.
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