Course Information

Integrated Science (IS 090)

Term: 2016-2017 Academic Year Spring Semester


Godwin Okoi Ifere
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Tue-Thu, 12:10 PM - 1:50 PM (1/17/2017 - 5/10/2017) Location: MAIN TECH 305


This course is designed for students who have taken inadequate, or no previous high school level science courses. The course will provide the needed background to gain clear understanding of the biological or chemical processes for University level courses. Specific simple science themes to be covered include, Inorganic and Organic Chemistry, the Chemistry of Life (Biochemistry), Cell Organization and Basic Physics. Inorganic chemistry topics to be covered are Atomic structure, chemicals and symbols, atoms and molecules, ionization, liquid mixtures, diffusion and osmosis, and chemistry of nerve cell propagation. Topics to be covered in organic chemistry will include covalent bond, polar and nonpolar covalent bonds, and functional groups in organic compounds, hydrogen bonds, and isomers. Topics in biochemistry would include, carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, nucleotides, enzymes, methyl groups, biological oxidation, photosynthesis, and oxygen-carbon dioxide transport in blood. Topics to