Undergraduate Course Catalog 2009-2010

COURSE: 17-120 Integrated Science I (3)
This course is designed for students requiring a general science class that integrates physics, chemistry, biology and environmental science.  This is the first semester of a two-semester sequence.  Topics covered include the practice of science, measurement, motion, heat, energy, wave motions, atomic structure, chemical reactions, water and the solar system.  Emphasis is placed on the integration of these concepts across the physical, chemical and biological disciplines.  Lecture students must also concurrently enroll in 17-121, a weekly lab that reinforces concepts reviewed in the lecture section. Prerequisite: None.