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Course description
  ORGANIC STEREOCHEMISTRY

Competencies and objectives

 

Course context for academic year 2018-19

This course is aimed to introduce the concepts and implications of the third dimension in organic molecules to the student who has previously attended the Organic Chemistry course. The student will consolidate the description and depicting of the three-dimensional structures of simple organic molecules; the physical and chemical properties of organic compounds will be justified on the basis of space considerations. In this subject, special attention will be paid to the organic chemistry transformations that imply the transmission of chiral information; the theories that govern these reactions will be also introduced to the student. Finally, all the aforementioned concepts will be applied to the synthesis of natural or biologically interesting products.

 

 

Course content (verified by ANECA in official undergraduate and Master’s degrees)

Generic Degree Course Competences

  • CG3 : Solve problems effectively.
  • CG4 : Show capacity for team work.
  • CG6 : Self-learning.

 

Specific Competences:>>Theoretical

  • CE4 : Understand the main kinds of chemical reaction and their main associated characteristics.
  • CE7 : Understand the kinetics of chemical change and its applications, including catalysis and reaction mechanisms.
  • CE9 : Recognise the nature and behaviour of the functional groups in organic molecules. Understand the main routes of synthesis in organic chemistry.

 

Specific Competences:>> Ability

  • CE24 : Show knowledge and understanding of the essential facts, concepts, principles and theories associated with the different areas of Chemistry
  • CE25 : Solve qualitative and quantitative problems using previously developed models
  • CE26 : Recognise and analyse new problems and plan strategies to solve them
  • CE28 : Recognise and implement good scientific measurement and experimentation practices.
  • CE30 : Handle chemical reagents, instruments and devices safely.
  • CE31 : Carry out standard laboratory procedures for analytical and synthetic tasks related to organic and inorganic systems.
  • CE32 : Use standard chemical instruments for identification, quantification, separation and structural determination.
  • CE33 : Monitor by observing and measuring chemical properties, events or changes, gathering the appropriate information.
  • CE35 : Interpret data obtained from laboratory observation and measurement.
  • CE37 : Evaluate the risks involved in using chemical substances and laboratory procedures, as well as managing any waste generated correctly.
  • CE38 : Use inductive and deductive methods correctly in the field of Chemistry.
  • CE39 : Recognise and evaluate chemical processes in daily life.
  • CE40 : Relate Chemistry to other disciplines.

 

 

 

Learning outcomes (Training objectives)

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Specific objectives stated by the academic staff for academic year 2018-19

To know the main types of chemical reactions and to explain the observed stereochemistry through the different models studied (CE4).
To identify and analyze new problems related to the stereochemistry and to propose strategies to solve them (CE26).
To identify and assess the stereochemistry in biochemical processes involved in the daily life (CE39) as well as to relate this branch of chemistry to other disciplines (CE40).

 

 

General

Code: 26027
Lecturer responsible:
GUIJARRO PASTOR, ALBERT
Credits ECTS: 6,00
Theoretical credits: 1,40
Practical credits: 1,00
Distance-base hours: 3,60

Departments involved

  • Dept: ORGANIC CHEMISTRY
    Area: ORGANIC CHEMISTRY
    Theoretical credits: 1,4
    Practical credits: 1
    This Dept. is responsible for the course.
    This Dept. is responsible for the final mark record.

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