Core Courses offered in Spring 2017

Pathways One: Scientific Encounters
BIOL 1010 Introduction to Life Science

BIOL 102/1040 

SCI 150/1015  

Essentials of Environmental Biology (3 cr.) and

General Science Laboratory (1 cr.)

BIOL 104/1011  Introductory Biology II
BIOL 105/1012  Introductory Biology II (3 cr. + 1 cr. lab)
BIOL 130/1410  Current Health Issues (4 cr.)

BIOL 199/1930

SCI 150/1015  

Selected Topic for Core Curriculum (3 cr.) and

General Science Laboratory (1 cr.)

CHEM 103/1003 

SCI 150L/1015 

Chemistry and Society (3 cr.) and

General Science Laboratory (1 cr.) (for students with no chemistry background)

CHEM 104/1004

SCI 150L/1015 

Man and the Environment (3 cr.) and

General Science Laboratory (1 cr.)

PHYS 100/1001 

SCI 150L/1015 

Physics for Poets (3 cr.) and

General Science Laboratory (1 cr.)

PHYS 199/1930 

SCI 150L/1015 

Selected Topic for Core Curriculum (3 cr.) and

General Science Laboratory (1 cr.)

SCI 109/1009 

SCI 150L/1015 

Exploration of the Universe (3 cr.) and

General Science Laboratory (1 cr.)

SCI 199/1930 

SCI 150L/1015

Selected Topic for Core Curriculum (3 cr.) and

General Science Laboratory (1 cr.)

SCI 240/2004 

SCI 150L/1015 

Chemistry, Art and Archaeology (3 cr.) and

General Science Laboratory (1 cr.)

SCI 250/2005 

SCI 251L/2015 

Introduction to Geology (3 cr.) and

Introduction to Geology Lab (1 cr.)

MACT 199/1930 

SCI 150L/1015 

Selected Topic for Core Curriculum (3 cr.) and

General Science Laboratory (1 cr.)

 

Pathways Two: Cultural Explorations (3 credit hours)

Students choose one course from the following list.

Note: The course taken to fulfill the humanities/social science requirement at the "secondary level" must be from a department other than the one offering the course taken to meet the "pathways two" requirement, and should be from a different discipline. Most students will complete these requirements in their first three semesters.
 

CORE 199/1099 Selected Topics for Core Curriculum (3 cr.)
CORE 000/1130 The Human Spirit (3 cr.)
CORE 1140  Community Matters (3 cr.)
ECLT 123/1023 Experiencing Creativity: Texts and Images
ECLT 199/1099 Selected Topics for Core Curriculum (3 cr.)
ECON 199/1099 Selected Topics for Core Curriculum (3 cr.)
POLS 101/1001 Introduction to Political Science (3 cr.)
SEMR 123/1023

Celebrating Ideas: A Voyage Through Books, film, Art and Theatre (3 cr.)

SEMR 199/1099  Selected Topics in Core Curriculum (3 cr.)
SOC 199/1099 Selected Topics for Core Curriculum (3 cr.)
SEMR 000/1110 Creative Thinking and Problem Solving (3 cr.)
THTR 130/1101 The World of the Theatre (3 cr.)

II. Secondary Level (12 credit hours)

Category 1: Humanities and Social Sciences (3 credit hours)

 

Sub-Category 1: Humanities Options

ARIC 206/2206 The City of Cairo
ARIC 270/2270 From Andalusia to Indonesia: Introduction to and Islamic Art and Architecture I and II
271/2271  
ARIC 299/2099 

Selected Topic for Core Curriculum in Humanities

ARIC 335/3435 Introduction to the Study of Islam
ARIC 370/3270 The Age of Translation: Early Islamic Art and the Pre-Islamic Past
ARTV/FILM/DSGN 213/2113 Introduction to Visual Cultures
DSGN 2113 Introduction to Visual Cultures
DSGN 2200 Analogous and Digital Practices
DSGN 2210 Typography
ECLT 202/2012 Global Literature in English
ECLT 304/3004 Eighteenth-Century Literature
ECLT 344/3014 Literature and Philosophy
ECLT 360/3060 Shakespeare
ECLT 370/3070 Creative Writing
EDUC 2099 Selected Topics for Core Curriculum
FILM 2113 Introduction to Visual Cultures
FILM 220/2120 Introduction to Film
FILM 2200 Analogous & Digital Practices
FILM 3150 Women and Film
MUSC 220/2200 Introduction to Music
RHET 310/3310 Effective Rhetoric: Discourse and Power
RHET 340/3120 Life Narratives: Reading as Writers
RHET 345/3110 The Writer’s Workshop
THTR 203/1201 Theatre in the Making
THTR 230/2301 Play Analysis

 

Sub-Category 2: Social Science Options

ANTH 202/2101 Cultural Anthropology
ANTH 299/2099 Selected Topics for Core Curriculum
CORE 299/2099 Selected Topics for Core Curriculum
ECON 201/2021 Introduction to Macroeconomics
ECON 202/2011 Introduction to Microeconomics
EGPT 202/2020 Ancient Egypt
PSYC 201/1000 Introduction to Psychology
PSYC 330/3003 Community Psychology (ACE)
RHET 320/3210 Business Communication
RHET 334/3250 Digital Rhetoric
SOC 201/2101 Introduction to Sociology

 

Category 2: Arab World Studies (6 credit hours)

 

ANTH 210/2005

SOC 210/2005

Arab Society
ANTH 312/3301 Peoples and Cultures of the Middle East and North Africa
ARIC 201/2101 Introduction to Classical Arabic Literature
ARIC 202/2102 Introduction to Modern Arabic Literature
ARIC 204/2104 Modern Arabic Literature in Translation
ARIC 205/2205

 The World of Islamic Architecture, from the Beginnings to the Present Day 

ARIC 246/2346 Survey of Arab History

ARIC 299/2097

Selected Topics for Core Curriculum in Arab World Studies

ARIC 306/3106 Arabic Literature and Film
ARIC 307/3107 The Writer and the State
ARIC 308/3108 Colloquial and Folk Literature
​ARIC 310/3197 Selected Themes a nd Topics in Arabic Literature in Translation
ARIC 314/3114

The Arabic Novel

ARIC 321/3321 Zawiyas, Harems, Coffee Shops: Everyday Life in the Pre-Modern Mideast
ARIC 344/3344 Caliphs and Sultans in the Age of Crusades and Mongols
ECON 215/2051 Economic History of the Modern Middle East
FILM 320/3120 Cinema in Egypt and the Arab World
HIST 247/2204 The Making of the Modern Arab World
HIST 299/2097 Selected Topics for the Core Curriculum in Arab World Studies
HIST 333/3208 Zionism and Modern Judaism
HIST 3288 Selected Topics in Middle East History
MUSC 342/3250 Music in the Arab Tradition
SOC 203/2301 Social Problems of the Middle East
SOC 206/2302 Arab Family Structure and Dynamics

 

Category 3: International/World Studies (3 credit hours)

 

AMST 299/2096 Selected Topics for Core Curriculum

ANTH 352/3075

LING 352/3075

Language in Culture
ARIC 368/3268 The Art of the Book in the Islamic World
CREL 210/2603 Religions of the World

ECLT 209/ 2019

​HIST 209/ 2019

Introduction to American Studies
ECLT/AMST 311/3011 Modern American Literature: Nation, Culture and Identity
ECLT 330/3030

Literature and Cinema

ECLT 346/3046

Third World Literature

ECLT 347/3099 Selected Topics Arab Latin American Literary Encounters
ECLT 348/3048 Contemporary Literature
FILM 370/3070 Selected Topics in Film
HIST 202/2502

History of Modern American Civilization

HIST/POLS 206/2404 Europe in International Politics in the 20th Century
HIST 207/2104 World History
HIST 299/2096 Selected Topics for the Core Curriculum
LING 200/2201 Languages of the World
MUSC 225/2000 World Music
MUSC 360/3200 Music in the Western Tradition
PHIL 238/2115 World Philosophy
RHET 341/3130 Travel Writing
SOC 303/3303 Social Movements
SOC 307/3304

Social Class and Inequality

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ACE: Academic Community Engagement

III. Capstone Level: (6 credit hours)

The requirements may be met by selecting two courses from a variety of options, including senior project or thesis, senior seminar, senior internship, study abroad, community engagement, honors seminar, interdisciplinary senior seminar or a 400-level course counting toward a double major. No more than three of the six credit hour requirements may be taken in the department of major. This requirement should be completed during the student’s senior year.

 

ACCT 4003* Contemporary Issues in Accounting
AENG 4980* Senior Project I
AENG 4981* Senior Project II
ANTH/SOC 4025* Religion in a Global World
ANTH/SOC 4107* Senior Seminar
ARIC 5135/HIST 4220

International Trade 1000 - 1700:

Egypt and the Mediterranean - Red Sea Trade

ARIC 5102 Cairo in the Cultural Imaginary 
ARTV 4270* Senior Project
BIOL 4980* Senior Research Thesis
BIOL 4981* Seminar in Biology
CENG 4980* Senior Project I
CENG 4981* Senior Project II
CHEM 4980* Senior Thesis
CORE 4198 Selected Topic for Core Curriculum
CSCE 4980* Senior Project I
CSCE 4981* Senior Project II
DSGN 4269 Senior Project Thesis
ECLT 4099 Capstone Seminar: Selected Topics
ECON 3071* Labor Economics (CBL)
ECON 4051* Seminar on Economic Development in the Middle East
EDUC 4098 Selected Topics for the Core Cirriculum
ECON 4099* Seminar: Special Topics in Economics
EENG 4980* Senior Project I
EENG 4981* Senior Project II
EGPT 4040** Ancient Egyptian Religion and Ethics
ENTR 4102* Entrepreneurship and Innovation
FILM 4250* Senior Film Project
HIST 4188 Selected Topics in World History
HIST 4288/ARIC 5136 Selected Topics in the History of the Modern Middle East
HIST 4290 Selected Topics in Modern Egyptian History
HIST 4303 Global Capitalism and Africa: An Economic History
HIST 4488 Selected Topics in European History
HIST 4588 Selected Topics in the History of the United States
JRMC 4420* Media Management
JRMC 4425* Integrated Marketing Communication Campaigns Capstone
JRMC 4480* Multimedia Reporting Capstone
JRMC 4482* Media Convergence Capstone
MACT 4980* Senior Thesis

MENG 4980*

Senior Project I
MENG 4981* Senior Project II
MKTG 4602* Marketing Strategy
MUSC 4980*

Capstone Final Recital

PENG 4980* Senior Project I
PENG 4981* Senior Project II
PHIL 5115* Philosophical Figures
PHYS 4980* Senior Thesis and Seminar
POLS 4018 Cross-Cultural Perceptions and Representations
POLS 5130* Seminar: Selected Topics in Political Science for Both Undergraduates and Graduates
PPAD 5198* Practicum
RHET 4270*

Research and Writing Internship

SEMR 4018 East-West Dialogue: Cross-Cultural Perceptions and Reflections
SEMR 4028 The Arab Spring in Arab Eyes: Perceptions and Reflections from the Arab World
SEMR 4038 South-South Dialogue: Perceptions and Reflections from the Global South
THTR 4703*

Senior Thesis

THTR 4705** Senior Honors Project

 

CBL: Community-Based Learning
* All prerequisites apply