Secondary Level

II. Secondary Level (12 credit hours)

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

Every student must choose and complete one course from the following subcategory lists. The requirement should be completed by the end of the student's sixth semester. If the student chooses to meet the primary level humanities/social science requirement by taking a humanities course, he/she must choose from the list of social science options that follow to meet this requirement. If the student chooses to meet the primary level humanities/social science requirement by taking a social science course, he/she must choose from the humanities options that follow.

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 320/3020   Introduction to Sufism
ARIC 335/3435   Introduction to the Study of Islam
ARIC 336/3336    Studies in Ibn Khaldun
ARIC 337/3337   Shi’i Muslims in History
ARIC 354/3405   Islamic Philosophy
ARIC 369/3269   Ceramic Arts of the Islamic World
ARIC 370/3270   The Age of Translation: Early Islamic Art and the Pre-Islamic Past
ARIC 371/3271    Islamic Architecture in Egypt and Syria
372/3272
ARTV 2200   Analogue& Digital Practices
ARTV/FILM/DSGN 213/2113   Introduction to Visual Cultures
ARTV/AENG 314/2211   History and Philosophy of Modern and Contemporary Architecture
ARTV 315/3115   Art Theory
ARTV 370/3270   Selected Topics in Art
CREL 299/2099   Selected Topics for Core Curriculum
DSGN 2200   Analogue & Digital Practices
DSGN 2210   Typography
ECLT 200/2010   Introduction to Literature
ECLT 201/2011   Survey of British Literature
ECLT 202/2012   Global Literature in English

ECLT 299/2099

  Selected Topics for Core Curriculum
ECLT 303/3003   Seventeenth-Century Literature
ECLT 304/3004   Eighteenth-Century Literature
ECLT 305/3005   Romanticism
ECLT 306/3006   Nineteenth-Century European Literature
ECLT 310/3010   American Literature to 1900
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 (No longer offered by the department starting Fall 2018)

FILM 220/2120   Introduction to Film
FILM 299/2099   Selected Topics for Core Curriculum
FILM 2200   Analogous & Digital Practices
FILM 3150   Women and Film
HIST 203/2401   Western Civilization from Antiquity to Medieval Europe
HIST 204/2402   Europe from the Middle Ages to the Enlightenment (1337 - 1789)
HIST 205/2403   Europe in the Age of Revolution and Reform (1789 - 1914)
HIST 211/2202   History in the Making
HIST 299/2099   Selected Topics for Core Curriculum in Humanities
HIST 307/3405   The Middle Ages, the Renaissance and the Reformation
HIST 308/3406   Europe in the Age of Reason
MUSC 220/2200   Introduction to Music
MUSC 240/2400   Western Music Theory I
MUSC 299/2099   Selected Topics for Core Curriculum
PHIL 221/2010   Informal Logic
PHIL 224/2111   Self and Society
PHIL 226/2112   Philosophy of Religion
PHIL 230/2113   Introduction to Ethics
PHIL 258/2117   Political Philosophy
PHIL 299/2099   Selected Topics for Core Curriculum
PHIL 344/3014   Literature and Philosophy
RHET 225/3220   Public Speaking
RHET 299/2099   Selected Topics
RHET 310/3310   Effective Rhetoric: Discourse and Power
RHET 323/3330   Changing Words, Changing Worlds
RHET 325/3340   The Rhetoric of Argument in the Humanities and Social Sciences
RHET 340/3120   Life Narratives: Reading as Writers
RHET 345/3110   The Writer’s Workshop
RHET 380/3150   Poetry Writing
RHET 399/3099   Selected Topics
THTR 203/1201   Theatre in the Making
THTR 230/2301   Play Analysis
THTR 299/2099   Selected Topic for Core Curriculum
THTR 350/2101   Survey of Dramatic Literature
THTR 351/3101   History of the Theatre
THTR 360/3501   Playwriting I
THTR 361/3503   Playwriting II
SEMR 200/2010   Core Seminar
SEMR 299/2099   Selected Topics in the Humanities
SEMR 300/3099   Core Honors Seminar
     

 

ANTH 202/2101   Cultural Anthropology
ANTH 299/2099   Selected Topics for Core Curriculum
ARIC 323/3323   Marriage and the Family in the Medieval and Early Modern Middle East
ARIC 325/3325  

Beggars, Madmen, Prostitutes: The Marginalized in Pre-Modern Mideast History

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
EGPT 299/2099   Selected Topics for Core Curriculum
ENTR 203/2101   Introduction to Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
LING 252/2200   Introduction to Linguistics
LING 268/2210   Principles and Practice of Teaching English (ACE)
PHIL 234/2114   Philosophy of the Social Sciences
PHIL 242/2116   Philosophical Anthropology
PPAD 299/2099   Selected Topics for Core Curriculum
PPAD 308/3198   Management in Government
PSYC 201/1000   Introduction to Psychology
PSYC 299/2099   Selected Topics in Psychology
PSYC 330/3003   Community Psychology (ACE)
RHET 320/3210   Business Communication
RHET 321/3230   Technical Communication
RHET 322/3320   Writing in the Social Sciences
RHET 330/3350   Writing and Cognition
RHET 332/3240   Presentation and Persuasion in Business
RHET 334/3250   Digital Rhetoric
SOC 201/2101   Introduction to Sociology
SOC/PSYC/ANTH 240/2201  

Introduction to Community Development(course is also in the Arab World list. Can only be taken to fulfill one category)

SOC 299/2099   Selected Topics for Core Curriculum

 

Category 2: Arab World Studies (6 credit hours)

Every student must choose and complete two courses from the following list. This requirement should be completed by the end of the student's sixth semester.

ANTH 210/2005

SOC 210/2005

  Arab Society
ANTH 312/3301   Peoples and Cultures of the Middle East and North Africa
ANTH 390/3305   Selected People and Culture Areas
ARIC 201/2101   Introduction to Classical Arabic Literature
ARIC 202/2102   Introduction to Modern Arabic Literature
ARIC 203/2103   Classical Arabic Literature in Translation
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
HIST 246/2203   Survey of Arab History
ARIC 205/2205   The World of Islamic Architecture, from the Beginnings to the Present Day

ARIC 299/2097

 

Selected Topics for Core Curriculum in Arab World Studies

ARIC 305/3104

 

Arabic Literature and Gender

ARIC 306/3106   Arabic Literature and Film
ARIC 307/3107   The Writer and the State
ARIC 308/3108   Colloquial and Folk Literature
ARIC 309/3097   Selected Themes and Topics in Arabic Literature
​ARIC 310/3197   Selected Themes a nd Topics in Arabic Literature in Translation
ARIC 314/3114  

The Arabic Novel

ARIC 315/3115   Arabic Drama
ARIC 316/3116   The Arabic Short Story
ARIC 321/3321   Zawiyas, Harems, Coffee Shops: Everyday Life in the Pre-Modern Mideast
ARIC 322/3322  

Land, Trade and Power: A History of Economic Relations in the Middle East, 600 - 1800 AD

ARIC 324/3324   Non-Muslim Communities in the Muslim World
ARIC 343/3343   Birth of Muslim Community and Rise of the Arab Caliphates
ARIC 344/3344   Caliphs and Sultans in the Age of Crusades and Mongols
ARIC 355/3355   State and Society in the Middle East, 1699 - 1914
ARIC 357/3397    Selected Topics in Middle East History
CREL 299/2097  

Selected Topics for Core Curriculum

DSGN 317/3117   History of Advertising in the Arab World
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 330/3206   Urban Landscapes in the Modern Middle East/North Africa
HIST 331/3207   History of Palestine/Israel
HIST 333/3208   Zionism and Modern Judaism
HIST 3288   Selected Topics in Middle East History
MUSC 245/2450  

Arab Music Theory I

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
SOC/PSYC/ANTH 240/2201   Introduction to Community Development (course is also in the secondary level humanities and Social Sciences list. Can only be taken to fulfill one category)

 

Category 3: Global Studies (3 credit hours)

Every student must choose and complete one course from the following list. The requirement should be completed by the end of the student's sixth semester.

AMST 299/2096   Selected Topics for Core Curriculum
AMST 301/3100  

The U.S. and the World Economy

ANTH 302/3015   Global Families: Kinship and Relatedness in Late Modernity
ANTH 320/3040   States, Capital and Rural Lives

ANTH 352/3075

LING 352/3075

  Language in Culture

ANTH 360/3080

 

Gender, Sexuality and Social Change

ANTH 372/3090  

Public Anthropology

ANTH 382/3302   Peoples and Cultures of Sub-Saharan Africa
ANTH 384/3303   Peoples and Cultures of Latin America
ANTH 386/3304   Peoples and Cultures of Asia
ANTH 390/3305   Selected People and Cultures Areas
ARIC 299/2096   Selected Topics for Core Curriculum
ARIC 319/3319   Islamic Spain and North Africa
ARIC 345/3345   Gunpowder Empires: Ottomans, Safavids and Mughols
ARIC 368/3268   The Art of the Book in the Islamic World
CORE 000/2096  

Selected Topics for the Core Curriculum in Global Studies

CREL 210/2603   Religions of the World
CREL 220/2606   Hinduism and Buddhism in India
CREL 230/2607   Pilgrimage Traditions in the World’s Religions
CREL 299/2096   Selected Topics for Core Curriculum
CREL 320/3608  

Masters, Saints and Saviors: Sacred Biography in the World’s Religions

ECLT 209/ 2019

​HIST 209/ 2019

  Introduction to American Studies
ECLT 299/2096   Selected Topics for Core Curriculum
ECLT 301/3001   Medieval Literature
ECLT 302/3002   Literature of the Renaissance
​ECLT 308/3008   Modern European and American Literature
ECLT/AMST 311/3011   Modern American Literature: Nation, Culture and Identity
ECLT 330/3030  

Literature and Cinema

ECLT 332/3032   World Literature
ECLT 333/3033   African Literature
ECLT 345/3045   Literature and Gender
ECLT 346/3046  

Third World Literature

ECLT 347/3099   Selected Topics
ECLT 348/3048   Contemporary Literature
ECLT 352/3052  

Recurrent Themes in Literature

ECLT 353/3053   Modern Drama
ECON 224/2091   Economic History (No longer offered by the department starting Fall 2016)
EDUC 2011   Education and Society
FILM 370/3070   Selected Topics in Film
FILM 000/3115   American Cinema 1895-1945
FILM 000/3117   American Cinema 1945-present
Film 000/3125   Topics in National Cinemas
FILM 310/3110   World Cinema
HIST 201/2501   History of American Civilization to the 19th Century
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/CREL 212/2604   The Quest for the Historical Jesus
HIST 299/2096   Selected Topics for the Core Curriculum
HIST 309/3504   History of American Political Thought
HIST 320/3105   Big History
LING 200/2201   Languages of the World
MUSC 225/2000   World Music
MUSC 240/2400   Western Music Theory I
MUSC 255/1010  

The Songs of America

MUSC 360/3200   Music in the Western Tradition
MUSC 370/3099   Selected Topics in Music
PHIL 238/2115   World Philosophy
PHIL 319/3013   Development and Responsibility
PHIL/AMST 356/3016   American Philosophy
POLS 299/2096   Selected Topics for Core Curriculum
RHET 341/3130   Travel Writing
SOC 303/3303   Social Movements
SOC 304/3025   Development Agencies
SOC 306/3030   Sociology of Literature
SOC 307/3304  

Social Class and Inequality

SOC/ANTH 321/3045   The Urban Experience
SOC 322/3050   Rural Sociology
SOC 323/3055   Fundamentals of Population Studies
SOC/ANTH 332/3060   Social Constructions of Difference: Race, Ethnicity and Class
SOC/ANTH 370/3085   Environmental Issues in Egypt

 

ACE: Academic Community Engagement

Analogous & Digital Practices