101101           General Chemistry (1)                                                (3-3-0)
Prerequisites: None.
The atomic/molecular view of matter, Scientific measurements, The periodic table, The mole and stoichiometry, Reactions in aqueous solutions, Redox reactions, The quantum mechanical atom, Chemical bonding, Theories of bonding and structure.
101102           General Chemistry (2)                                               (3-3-0)
Prerequisites: 101101
Properties of gases, Intermolecular attractions and the properties of liquids and solids, Properties of solutions, Chemical kinetics, Chemical equilibrium, Acids and bases, Thermodynamics, Energy and chemical change.
101103           General Chemistry                                                      (3-3-0)
Prerequisites: None.
Chemistry and the atomic/molecular view of matter, Scientific measurements, The periodic table, The mole and stoichiometry, Redox reactions, The quantum mechanical atom, The basics of chemical bonding, Theories of bonding and structure.
101106           General Chemistry (1) Laboratory                           (1-0-1)
Prerequisites: 101101 or Concurrently
Safety laboratory instructions, Introduction to laboratory equipments, Experiments for determination of: Density, Empirical formula of a compound, Limiting reactant. Experiments involving: Stoichiometry, Volumetric Analysis, Chemicals in everyday life, Chemical tests for some anions and cations.
101107           General Chemistry (2) Laboratory                           (1-0-1)
Prerequisites: 101102 or concurrently
Experiments for determination of: Molecular weight, Molar volume, pH, Equilibrium constant (by spectrophotometry), Molar solubility and Ksp, Farady’s constant, Rate law. Experiments involving: Analysis of hydrogen peroxide, Colligative properties, Potentiometric titration, Electrolytic cell, Hydrolysis and buffers.
101108           General Chemistry Laboratory                                  (1-0-1)
Prerequisites: 101103 (or Concurrently).
Safety laboratory instructions, Introduction to laboratory equipments, Experiments for determination of: Empirical formula of a compound, Limiting reactant, Molecular weight, Molar volume, Farady’s constant, Molar solubility and Ksp, Rate law. Experiments involving: Stoichiometry, Volumetric Analysis, Chemical tests for some anions and cations, Electrolytic cell.
101115           Organic Chemistry for Medical sciences                   (3-3-0)
Prerequisites : 101103
Classification of organic compounds, chemical bonding, hydrocarbons; alkanes, alkenes, alkynes, cycloalkanes and aromatics; stereochemistry, alkylhalides, alcohols, phenols, ethers, epoxides, aldehydes, ketones, amines, carboxylic acids and derivatives. 
101117           Organic Chemistry Laboratory                                    (1-0-1)
Prerequisites: 101115 (or Concurrently).
This course involves separation and purification of organic compounds ; synthesis using various techniques; identification of functional groups by different organic methods.
101211           Organic Chemistry (1)                                                    (3-3-0)
Prerequisites: 101102
Hybrid orbitals; structure and properties; chemistry of alkanes, alkenes, alkynes and cycloalkanes; multiple bond reactions; chemistry of benzene and arenes.
101212           Organic Chemistry (2)                                                 (3-3-0)
Prerequisites: 101211
Basic chemistry of organic halides, mono-and polyhydroxyl alcohols, ethers and epoxides, aldehydes and ketones, carboxylic acids and derivatives , mono and poly aromatics, amines and phenols, a, b-unsaturated carbonyl compounds.
101213           Organic Chemistry Laboratory (1)                           (2-0-2)
Prerequisites: 101211
Separation and purification of organic compounds ; synthesis using various techniques; identification of functional groups by different organic methods.
101231           Inorganic Chemistry (1)                                             (3-3-0)
Prerequisites: 101102
Atomic structure; ionic and covalent bonds; bond energy, molecular structure, chemical energy, chemistry of acids and bases in aqueous and nonaqueous solutions.
101232           Inorganic Chemistry (2)                                                 (3-3-0)
Prerequisites: 101231
Classification, stereochemistry and nomenclature of coordination compounds, bonding in metal complexes, thermodynamic and kinetic properties of coordination compounds.
101241           Analytical Chemistry                                                      (3-3-0)
Prerequisites: 101102
Introduction to Analytical Chemistry : Quantitative Analysis including: Errors and the treatment of analytical data; titrimetric and gravimetric methods of analysis; review of chemical equilibrium; acid-base titrations; acid-base equilibria in complex systems; complex formation titrations.
101243           Analytical Chemistry Laboratory                                  (1-0-1)
Prerequisites: 101241 (or Concurrently).
The course includes experiments in gravimetric and volumetric analysis, acid-base reactions and oxidation-reduction reactions.
101311           Organic Chemistry (3)                                                   (3-3-0)
Prerequisites: 101212
Seclected topics in Organic Chemistry: Spectroscopy; carbanions; polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons; mono-and poly- saccharides; heterocyclic compounds, peptides and proteins.
101312           Organic Chemistry Laboratory (2)                                (2-0-2)
Prerequisites: 101213
Multistep syntheses of organic compounds; identification of functional groups by both chemical and spectroscopic methods.
101313           Biochemistry                                                                    (3-3-0)
Prerequisites: 101212
Chemistry of biologically important chemicals as : carbohydrates, lipids, amino acids and proteins and nucleic acids.
101321           Physical Chemistry (1)                                                   (3-3-0)
Prerequisites: 101102 and 103102
Thermodynamics; free energy ; Gibbs , Helmholtz , Clasius, Raoult and Henry’s laws; phase equilibria.
101322           Physical Chemistry (2)                                                   (3-3-0)
Prerequisites: 101321
Chemical dynamics; chemical kinetics and order of reaction; mechanisms of chemical reactions; electrochemistry, Debye-Huckel’s theory, surface chemistry; transport processes in solutions.
101323           Physical Chemistry Laboratory (1)                              (2-0-2)
Prerequisites: 101321
Experiments on noble gases; thermodynamics and chemical reactions in solutions.
101331           Inorganic Chemistry (3)                                                  (3-3-0)
Prerequisites: 101232
Saturated and unsaturated organometallic compounds with special emphasis on; carbonyl, and nitrosyl groups; chains, cycles, cages in metallic compounds; chemistry of halogens and noble gases; lanthanides and actinides; applied chemistry of transition elements.
101343           Instrumental Methods of Analysis                                  (3-3-0)
Prerequisites: 101243
Introduction to theoretical and practical aspects of instrumental analysis.
101344           Instrumental Methods of Analysis          Laboratory    (1-0-1)
Prerequisites: 101343 (or Concurrently).
The course includes experiments on applications of photometric-, spectrometric-, chromatographic-and electrochemical methods of analysis.
101345           Electroanalytical Chemistry                                             (3-3-0)
Prerequisites: 101241
Oxidation-reduction reactions; galvanic cells; standard electrode potential; oxidation reduction titrations; applications of redox titrations; potentiometric methods; electrogravimetry; coulometry; voltammetry; polarography.
101346           Synthesis and Analysis of Chemical Products              (2-2-0)
Prerequisites: 101212
This course involves preparation, analysis and application of some industrial products. e.g. detergents, dyes, soap and some natural products.
101347           Synthesis and Analysis of Chemical Products Laboratory (1-0-1)
101346 (or Concurrently).
This course involves manufacturing, analysis and application of some industrial products. e.g. polymers, detergents, cosmetics, dyes, insecticides, oils and fats and natural products.
101413           Heterocyclic Chemistry                                                  (3-3-0)
Prerequisites: 101212
Synthesis and reactions of the following classes of heterocycles: saturated heterocycles containing one heteroatom (N, O or S); heteroaromatics : furan, thiphene, pyrrole, pyridine, quinoline and isoquinoline; indole; nomenclature of condensed heteroaromatics; natural occurrence and biological activity of hetrocyclic compounds.
101421           Physical Chemistry (3)                                                   (3-3-0)
Prerequisites: 101322 and 103222
Basics of quantum chemistry; particle in a box (one and two dimensions) ; Schrodinger equation, and its application on hydrogen atom; applications of Huckel’s theory on molecular orbits.
101422           Physical Chemistry Laboratory (2)                              (2-0-2)
Prerequisites: 101323
Experiments in chemical kinetics; electrochemistry; transfer process and spectroscopy.
101425           Colloid and Surface chemistry                                      (3-3-0)
Prerequisites: 101322
Introduction to colloid and surface chemistry; system stability; instruments used in colloid and surface chemistry; sedimentation and diffusion; viscosity; surface tension; and light scattering ; colloidal structure in surfactant solution; emulsions and microemulsions and their applications.
101431           Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory                                  (2-0-2)
Prerequisites: 101232
Application of recent practical methods to the study of chemical complexes.
101435           Special Topics in Chemistry                                            (3-3-0)
Prerequisites: 101232
This course will be taught by a staff member in different fields of Chemistry under different topics according to each staff member.
101441           Environmental Chemistry                                               (3-3-0)
Prerequisites: 101102
Basic concepts of environmental chemistry; Biochemical study of sulfur, nitrogen, oxygen, carbon and metal pollutants. Important environmental topics like acidic rain, global warming and ozone layer.
101442           Chemical Physics                                                             (3-3-0)
Prerequisites: 101421
Importance of angular momentum in chemical physics (specially in atomic structure); electron spin and algebraic matrices representing electronic structure.
101443           Physical Organic Chemistry                                         (3-3-0)
Prerequisites: 101311
Relation between chemical structure and reactivity, mechanisms of organic reactions. Investigation of the mechanism by different approaches, including, chemical kinetics, stereochemistry and spectroscopy.
101445           Seminar                                                                          (1-1-0)
Prerequisites: Department Approval
The student gets aquainted with the different literature sources, undertakes a literature search in a topic in chemistry and submits a specialized chemical term paper.
101447           Quality Control                                                               (3-3-0)
Prerequisites: 101241
Basic principles of quality; good manufacturing procedures; statistical tables; laboratory accreditation; quality related costs; inspection and testing methods.
101448           Research Project                                                            (2-0-2)
Prerequisites: Department Approval
Research project, including literature survey under the supervision of departmental staff members. A joint research project with local industries may be arranged.
101451           Nuclear Chemistry                                                         (3-3-0)
Prerequisites: 101241
Discovery of radioactivity; radioactive isotopes; nuclear reactions, accelerators, neutron’s sources; chemistry of radioactive materials; use of radioactive tracers detection and measurement of radiation, nuclear energy; hazards and safety procedures, applications of nuclear energy.
101452           Environmental Pollution                                                  (3-3-0)
Prerequisites: 101102
Components of environment; environmental balance; air pollution; photochemical smog, water pollution , soil pollution , heat pollution, radiation pollution and noise; effect of pollution on environment and man.
101453           Petroleum Chemistry                                                       (3-3-0)
Prerequisites: 101212
Composition of natural gas; petroleum distillation, sweetening, isolation of different cuts, octane number, refining and reforming process, catalytic cracking, alkylation and polymerization.
101454           Organic Industries (1)                                                       (3-3-0)
Prerequisites: 101212
Basic organic industries, other organic industries including soap and detergents, oils and fats, dyes, pesticides and paper industry.
101455           Inorganic Industries                                                          (3-3-0)
Prerequisites: 101232
Basic inorganic industries, including hydrochloric acid, sulfuric acid, phosphoric acid, sodium carbonate, caustic soda, chlorine gas, fertilizers, inorganic bleaches, glass, cement, iron, aluminum and other metals.
101456           Computer Applications in Chemistry (1)                        (3-0-3)
Prerequisites: 101321
Applications of computers in advanced topics in chemistry, and graphing applications.
101457           Computer Applications in Chemistry (2)                         (3-0-3)
Prerequisites: 101321
Computer programming and its applications in chemistry; Basic and Fortran Languages and their applications in solving problems.
101458           Organic Industries (2)                                                       (3-3-0)
Prerequisites: 101212
Petrochemical industries, production of organic intermediates,  selected organic industries, including polymers, rubber, plastics, resines, synthetic fibers, sponge and adhesives.
9100101        Science and Life                                                                   (3-3-0)
Prerequisites: None
Historical introduction, scientific method, scientific thinking, invention of technical tools, the relation between science (S) and technology (T). The role of science and technology in our life, e.g. food and nutrition, textile industry, drugs, transport, communication, genetic engineering energy.....etc. Interaction between S and T and modern society, future perspectives.
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