EUIABS Basic Science Center
The basic sciences are defined as the scientific disciplines of mathematics, physics, chemistry, and biology. They are called basic sciences because they provide a fundamental understanding of natural phenomena and the processes by which natural resources are transformed.
The Basic Science Program is completed during semesters and it is compulsory for all students entering EUIABS. Its courses most be validated by each student upon completion of the student’s major courses. The curriculum utilizes problem-based learning, emphasizes on scientific correlations, and provides a thorough understanding of the basic fundamental sciences.
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics are important for building and maintaining the development of any successful economy.The importance of STEM today should not be underestimated as its role is becoming increasingly significant in the future. The technology produced today is altering people’s lives at a rate faster than ever before. Consequently, it is vital for ERuDeF and developing countries seeking to reduce their poverty levels to adopt new scientific research and technology.
STEM education fosters a skill set that stresses critical thinking and problem-solving abilities. This type of skill set encourages innovation among those who possess it. Similarly, a country’s economic development and stability are dependent on its ability to invent and develop new products. Technological innovation in the modern age is only obtainable through the expertise of specialists with knowledge of recent STEM research. Therefore, the role of STEM in developing countries is important because a country’s economy is completely dependent on new developments from technology and science.
STEM and the Future of Cameroon.
Societies seeking new scientific knowledge and encouraging creative and technological innovations will be able to properly utilize new technologies, increase productivity, and experience long term sustained economic growth. The developing societies that succeed will be able to improve the living standards of its population. As our world becomes more interconnected, countries prioritizing STEM education and research will make significant advances in alleviating poverty and sustaining economic, cultural and societal growth in the country. Undoubtedly, the role of STEM in Cameroon is of significant importance, just as it is in our modern world.
Encouraging STEM education and awareness is a key factor in social and economic development. Promoting science education benefits the entire community, creating more job opportunities, spreading health and technology awareness, and fighting prevalent cultural stereotypes. Although STEM education benefits the whole world, it is particularly critical for Cameroon and other developing countries. Promoting STEM education would help build communities, beginning with the building blocks of the world: students. Allowing students to engage their scientific curiosity and supporting STEM education can change the world in many ways:
Fight gender inequality: Gender stereotypes create serious challenges for girls in the classroom, let alone STEM. According one study of some of the world’s largest economies, in physics, computer sciences, and engineering the participation rate of women is 30 percent or less. Encouraging women to explore STEM as a serious occupation can begin to combat gender bias, and bring equality to communities around the globe.
Create more employment opportunities: Promoting STEM allows for easier employment. Several studies have shown a global trend of an increase in STEM-related positions, and the same is true in developing countries. Preparing students to enter the workforce is imperative for supporting developing communities, and equipping students with STEM-education widens their job opportunities and expands their professional horizons.
Uplift communities: With greater equality, more education, and steadier employment, educated people can uplift their communities one person at a time. They are more able to financially support their families, and can perpetuate a cycle of education, employment, equality, and ultimately build a healthier, safer tomorrow for all.
To uncover scientific concepts and principals useful in the fields of scientific research and conservation science.
To engage learners in investigative discoveries and advancement of Knowledge in scientific concepts and applications there by generating solution providers in scientific research, inventions of small and medium size tools, development of simplified read-to-use procedures, protocols and road maps in the use of science.
To foster the acquisition and application of the different scientific concepts in the fields of research and conservation within the first six months of entry in the University.
Principles of Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry
General Laboratory Skills
Introduction to Environmental Chemistry