Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School School of Pharmaceutical Sciences Program of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Lecture Code I7027001 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 有機化学IA
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Organic Chemistry IA
クマモト タクヤ
Campus Kasumi Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  1Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1T) Weds9-10:PHS Lecture Rm 2
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
(More Details)
Credits 1.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 1 : Undergraduate Introductory
Course Area(Area) 27 : Health Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 03 : Pharmaceutical Sciences
Eligible Students 1st grade
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
2nd step 
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
This course aims to provide a basic understanding of the fundamental principles of organic chemistry and the synthesis and reactivity of the most important functional groups in organic compounds. Students who successfully complete these courses will be able to define and use the vocabulary of organic chemistry, which ultimately helps them better understand how biological processes can be analyzed. 
Class Schedule lesson 1
Introduction and Overview of Organic Chemistry, Structure and bonding (1)
Bonding, Lewis structure, isomers
lesson 2
Structure and bonding (2)
Resonance, Determination of molecular structure
lesson 3
Structure and bonding (3)
Drawing of structures, hybridizations, structure of organic compounds
lesson 4
Structure and bonding (4)
Length and strength of bonding, polarity of molecules
lesson 5
Acids and Bases (1)
Definition of acid and base, strength of acid and base, pKa
lesson 6
Acids and Bases (2)
Factor for the strength of acidity
lesson 7
Acids and Bases (3)
Lewis acids and bases
lesson 8

Organic Chemistry: 5th Edition (Smith) 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Computer projector 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Quiz: via MS Teams 
Grading Method Grades will be based on the following:
Exam (85%)
Quiz (15%)

passed with 60% 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Other The learning objectives in model core curriculum
C-1-1-1), C-1-1-2), C-1-1-3),
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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