Course unit code:
Course unit title:
Organic Chemistry II
Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture – 2 hours weekly (on-site method)
seminar – 2 hours weekly (on-site method)
Credits allocated:
Recommended semester:
Biotechnológia – bachelor (full-time, attendance method), 4. semester
Chemical Engineering – bachelor (full-time, attendance method), 6. semester
Potraviny, výživa, kozmetika – bachelor (full-time, attendance method), 4. semester
Automation, Information Engineering and Management in Chemistry and Food Industry – bachelor (full-time, attendance method), 4. semester
Level of study:
Prerequisites for registration:
Assesment methods:
Preliminary qualification from group tutorials requires 10 written tests with maximum score 5 points for each test. The preliminary qualification is done when student reaches at least 56% points overall, i.e. 28/50. If this is not the case, the student can write a single corrective test with its maximum score 50 points. The preliminary qualification is done when student reaches at least 56% points overall, i.e. 28/50.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
The main aim is to gain the basic knowledge about the structure, properties, syntetic preparation and typical reactivity of amines, carbonyl compounds and their derivatives, amino acids and peptides, saccharides, nucleosides a nucleic acids.
Course contents:
1. Amines - Properties and synthesis.
2. Amines - Reactivity.
3. Aldehydes and Ketones - Properties and synthesis.
4. Aldehydes and Ketones - Reactivity I.
5. Aldehydes and Ketones- Reactivity II.
6. Carboxylic Acids - Properties, synthesis and reactivity.
7. Carboxylic Acids Derivatives - Properties, synthesis and reactivity.
8. Amino Acids and Peptides
9. Saccharides
10. Nucleosides
Recommended or required reading:
  • CLAYDEN, J. – GREEVES, N. – WARREN, S. – WOTHERS, P. Organic Chemistry. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2001. 1512 s. ISBN 0-19-850346-6.
Language of instruction:
Slovak, English
The course is recommended for 2nd year students of biotechnology and food chemistry programme
Assessed students in total:

A 10.5 %

B 17.1 %

C 16.3 %

D 16.6 %

E 29.3 %

FX 10.2 %

Course supervisor:
doc. Ing. Peter Szolcsányi, PhD.
Last modification:
19. 9. 2019

Department of Organic Chemistry

AIS: 2019/2020   2018/2019   2017/2018  

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