Organic Chemistry II

Course Information
TitleΟΡΓΑΝΙΚΗ ΧΗΜΕΙΑ ΙΙ / Organic Chemistry II
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID40003138

Programme of Study: PPS-Tmīma CΗīmeías (2016-sīmera)

Registered students: 406
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
VASIKOS KYKLOSCompulsory Course3210

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours6
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
After finishing the courses succesfully, the students will know the classes of organic compounds and the reaction's mechanism. They'll have aquired the fundamental knowledge of Organic Chemistry. They could also extend their knowledge and experience to suggest new synthesis and to find the unknown structures of more complicated molecules.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Respect natural environment
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Alkynes - Delocalized pi systems - Benzene and aromaticity - Electrophilic substitution in Benzene derivatives - Aldehydes and Ketones - Enols, Enolates and Aldol Condensation - Carboxylic Acids - Carboxylic acid's Derivatives - Amines and their derivatives - Chemistry of Benzene Substituents - Ester Enolates and Claisen Condensation - Heterocyclic Compounds: Heteroatoms in Cyclic Organic Compounds
Αlkenes, alkynes, conjugated dienes, benzene, aromaticity, electrophilic aromatic substitution, aldehydes, ketones, enolates, aldol condensation, carboxylix acids and derivatives, amines, benzene derivatives, heterocycles
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
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Course Organization
Reading Assigment1696.8
Student Assessment
Written examination with questions of short answer (concluding), Written examination with questions of long answer(concluding), Written examination solving problems(concluding)
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. P. Vollhardt, N. Schore "Οργανική Χημεία - Δομή και λειτουργικότητα" Τόμοι Α και Β, Απόδοση στα ελληνικά: Ε. Μαλαμίδου-Ξενικάκη, Ν. Ρόδιος, Σ. Σπυρούδης, Λ. Χατζηαράπογλου, Εκδοτικός οίκος Αδελφών Κυριακίδη, 2017, Θεσσαλονίκη. 2. J. McMurry, Οργανική Χημεία, Απόδοση στα ελληνικά: Α. Βάρβογλης, Μ. Ορφανόπουλος, Ι. Σμόνου, Μ. Στρατάκης, Πανεπιστημιακές εκδόσεις Κρήτης, 2012, Ηράκλειο
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