Classes

SMA405

Semester: 
First
Offered: 
2016

SMA406

Semester: 
First
Offered: 
2016

TKS 203: Phonetics and Kiswahili Phonology

Semester: 
First
Offered: 
2016

SCH 203: Thermodynamics I and Thermochemistry

Semester: 
First
Offered: 
2016

FCE 181 / FME 151 / FEB 105: General & Inorganic Chemistry

Semester: 
First
Offered: 
2016

Course Outline

1)     Atomic structure:

–       Electromagnetic radiation & Atomic structure

–       Bohr’s atomic model & wave concept model of atomic structure;

–       electron configuration & effective nuclear charge

–       Periodic table & atomic properties

2)     Chemical bonding:

SCH 406: Solid State Chemistry

Semester: 
First
Offered: 
2016

Course Outline:

I: Foundations

Review of Atomic Structure - Evolution of atomic theory: Thomson & Rutherford, Bohr model of hydrogen, Bohr-Sommerfeld model and multi-electron atoms, atomic spectra and Schrödinger equation. Electron orbitals: Aufbau principle, Pauli Exclusion Principle, and Hund's rules.

Chemical Bonding - Primary bonding: ionic, covalent, metallic. Secondary bonding: dipole-dipole, induced dipole-induced dipole, London dispersion/van der Waals & hydrogen bonding. Shapes of molecules: hybridization, LCAO-MO, VSEPR theory.

FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY CPY 417

Semester: 
First
Offered: 
2016

The Distant Stars

Semester: 
First
Offered: 
2016

This course focusses on specific attributes of stars that are of crucial significance to understanding stars and the universe. It deals with topics such as: the measurement of positions of stars in the sky, proper motions of stars, distances to nearby stars, measurement of brightnesses of stars, the color-magnitude diagrams, masses and radii of the stars, pulsating stars and understanding of stellar spectra.

SBT 516 - Biochemical Systematics

Semester: 
First
Offered: 
2016

Chemical approach to plant systematics and evolution.  Principles & application of secondary plant metabolites as chemotaxonomic markers. Classification, structures and biosynthetic origins of alkaloids, flavanoids, non-protein amino acids, terpenoids, anthocyanins and betalains. Occurrence and distribution patterns at family, genus and species level for classificatory purpose. Phylogenetic importance at higher taxonomic categories. Eco-geographic classification of chemical races.

SBL 205 - Basic Metabolism

Semester: 
First
Offered: 
2016

Definition of Metabolism. Anabolic and Catabolic reactions, Organization of metabolic pathways, Aerobic and Anaerobic metabolism, Principles of homeostasis, Homiotherms and Poikilotherms, Autotrophic and Heterotrophic nutrition, role of mineral salts and ionic balance. Oxidative and reductive metabolic reactions,  Photosynthesis – Light dependant and indepndant reactions. Carbohydrate metabolism - Gluconeogenesis – CO2 fixation to glucose. Biosynthesis of Mono, Di, and Polysaccharides. Glycolysis and fate of Pyruvate. Pentose Phosphate Pathway.

SBT 538: SECONDARY PLANT METABOLISM

Semester: 
Second
Offered: 
2016

Classification and nomenclature of main groups of major and minor plant secondary metabolites. Chemical and structural variety. Metabolic pathways of terpenoids, phenolics, alkaloids and non-protein amino acids. Role and functions of secondary metabolites in plants. Secondary metabolites as biochemical and structural plant defenses against herbivores and pathogens. Phytoallexins. Adaptations of specialist herbivores and pathogens. Medicinal and therapeutic effects of natural bioactive compounds. Practical applications of secondary metabolites.

TKS 202: Kiswahili Morphology & Morphophonology

Semester: 
Second
Offered: 
2016

AUTOMATION OF LIBRARIES AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS

Semester: 
Second
Offered: 
2016

Course Description

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