PHA285 is an indroductory couse for foreigh students enrolled to Pharmaceutical Chemistry Department, Faculty of Pharmacy, Ankara University Syllabus. The aim of this course, first of all, is to prepare the students for "Drug World". To do this, students will be leaded to focusing initially on the essentials of organic chemistry principles to understand the structure and reactivity of organic molecules, emphasizing the importance of streochemistry which is very crucial in drug actions. The detailed coverage of functional groups consisting of aliphatic hydrocarbons, carboxylic acids, alcohols, ethers, and alkyl halides, with their chemical properties and basic principles of chemical reactions are the main facts of this course.