Jan 18, 2020  
2013-2014 Academic Catalog 
    
2013-2014 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Courses


 

 For the current year, when searching for courses by code, enter the first digit of the course number followed by an asterisk, for example 3* 

 

 
  
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    ACCT 201/2001 - Financial Accounting (3 cr.)



    Description
    The course introduces accounting as a discipline and the various uses of accounting information. It covers the accumulation, processing, and communication of accounting information. The measurement of assets, liabilities, equities and income are emphasized.

    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
    Notes
    Enrollment in is limited, and priority is given to students seeking the Bachelor of Business Administration degree or the Bachelor of Accounting degree, students enrolling in specified as collateral requirements in other majors, and students who have declared business administration as a minor.

  
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    ACCT 202/2002 - Managerial Accounting (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
     

    Description
    Introduction to management accounting in terms of modern cost accounting and budgetary systems. The course emphasizes management uses of accounting information in the planning and controlling of business operations in the manufacturing and services sectors.

     

    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
    Notes
    Enrollment in is limited, and priority is given to students seeking the Bachelor of Business Administration degree or the Bachelor of Accounting degree, students enrolling in specified as collateral requirements in other majors, and students who have declared business administration as a minor.

  
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    ACCT 301/3001 - Intermediate Accounting I (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
      and   .

    Description
    An in-depth coverage of accounting valuation processes, accounting income measurement, and disclosure issues in financial reports.

    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
    Notes
    Enrollment in is limited, and priority is given to students seeking the Bachelor of Business Administration degree or the Bachelor of Accounting degree, students enrolling in specified as collateral requirements in other majors, and students who have declared business administration as a minor.

  
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    ACCT 302/3002 - Intermediate Accounting II (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
     

    Description
    A continuation of Intermediate Accounting I (ACCT 3002), focusing on the liabilities and equity sections in various types of ownership.

    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
    Notes
    Enrollment in is limited, and priority is given to students seeking the Bachelor of Business Administration degree or the Bachelor of Accounting degree, students enrolling in specified as collateral requirements in other majors, and students who have declared business administration as a minor.

  
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    ACCT 303/3003 - Advanced Accounting (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
     

    Description
    This course focuses on accounting aspects of equity investments, mergers and acquisitions, and intercompany transactions. Topics include the preparation and analysis of consolidated financial statements and other advanced accounting issues such as special purpose entities (SPEs) and foreign currency transactions and translations.

    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
    Notes
    Enrollment in is limited, and priority is given to students seeking the Bachelor of Business Administration degree or the Bachelor of Accounting degree, students enrolling in specified as collateral requirements in other majors, and students who have declared business administration as a minor.

  
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    ACCT 304/3004 - Cost Accounting (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
     

    Description
    Analysis of management accounting reports for decision making purposes. Cost analysis techniques, budgeting and performance evaluation and cost data for quantitative models and control systems.

    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
    Notes
    Enrollment in is limited, and priority is given to students seeking the Bachelor of Business Administration degree or the Bachelor of Accounting degree, students enrolling in specified as collateral requirements in other majors, and students who have declared business administration as a minor.

  
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    ACCT 305/3005 - Auditing (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
     

    Description
    The course introduces the basics of assurance and attestation services and the role of auditing in enhancing the credibility of financial statements. Topics covered will include factors affecting the auditing profession, auditor’s characteristics, types of audit evidence, the audit process and the auditor’s report.

     

    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
    Notes
    Enrollment in is limited, and priority is given to students seeking the Bachelor of Business Administration degree or the Bachelor of Accounting degree, students enrolling in specified as collateral requirements in other majors, and students who have declared business administration as a minor.

  
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    ACCT 306/3006 - Principles of Taxation (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
      and   .

    Description
    Taxation of various business entities and the investors who own them, both in the US and Egypt. Practical cases covering tax planning, tax rules and regulations are highlighted.

     

    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
    Notes
    Enrollment in is limited, and priority is given to students seeking the Bachelor of Business Administration degree or the Bachelor of Accounting degree, students enrolling in specified as collateral requirements in other majors, and students who have declared business administration as a minor.

  
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    ACCT 401/4001 - Contemporary Issues in Auditing (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
     

    Description
    This course highlights the governance aspects of the auditing function and its role in promoting financial transparency. Topics covered will include fraud auditing, advanced audit sampling techniques, auditing in IT environments, and the auditor’s professional responsibilities.

    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
  
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    ACCT 402/4002 - Special Topics in Tax Accounting (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
     

    Description
    Practical and theoretical training in the more common and important provisions of the tax codes. Tax case research and preparation are emphasized.

    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
  
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    ACCT 403/4003 - Contemporary Issues in Accounting (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
    Graduating Senior.

    Description
    This is a research and readings capstone course which integrates all branches of Accounting. Emphasis is on developing the research skills to deal with current and prospective issues and problems of accounting.

    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
  
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    ACCT 470/4070 - Special Topics in Accounting (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
    Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor.

    Description
    Considers selected topics of current relevance in Accounting.

    When Offered
    Offered occasionally.
    Notes
    Enrollment in is limited, and priority is given to students seeking the Bachelor of Business Administration degree or the Bachelor of Accounting degree, students enrolling in specified as collateral requirements in other majors, and students who have declared business administration as a minor.

  
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    ACCT 475/4075 - Independent Study in Accounting (1-3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
    Prerequisites: Senior standing and consent of ACCT unit head and chair.

    Description
    Guided readings, research, and discussions on specific selected topic in Accounting.

    When Offered
    Offered occasionally.
    Notes
    Enrollment in is limited, and priority is given to students seeking the Bachelor of Business Administration degree or the Bachelor of Accounting degree, students enrolling in specified as collateral requirements in other majors, and students who have declared business administration as a minor.

  
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    ACCT 501/5201 - Financial Reporting and Analysis (3 cr.)



    Description
    This is a basic course in financial accounting covering financial reporting by business entities. It develops the framework for the analysis, classification, reporting, and disclosure of business transactions. The preparation and interpretation of financial statements and reports, and ethical issues are emphasized.
     

    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
  
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    ACCT 502/5301 - Managerial Accounting for Decision Making (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
      ,   ,      and  .

    Description
    This course focuses on corporate decision-making skills for managers by concentrating on the concepts and practices of managerial accounting. The emphasis is on building a general framework for choosing among alternative cost systems for operational control and product cost and profitability measurement. The course covers recent conceptual and analytical developments in the area of management accounting, including study of modern and relevant planning, control techniques and their underlying concepts as applied to various functional areas within the firm, and performance evaluation.
     

    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring
  
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    ACCT 570/5370 - Selected Topics in Accounting (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
    Consent of the Instructor.

    Description
    It considers offering contemporary topics of current relevance in Accounting.
     

    When Offered
    Offered occasionally.
  
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    ACCT 575/5375 - Independent Study in Accounting (1-3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
    Consent of the Instructor and Director of the program.

    Description
    Guided readings, research, and discussions on specific selected topic in Accounting.
     

    When Offered
    Offered occasionally.
  
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    AENG 221/1511 - Free-hand Representation for Architects (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
    Free-hand manual drawing and manual visual communication for designers. Three primary modules covering conceptual diagramming and idea sketching; tools for diagrammatic analysis; and rendering and final presentation using manual techniques.


     

    Hours
    Three hours studio period.

  
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    AENG 273/1521 - Digital Representation Tools for Architects (2 cr.)



    Prerequisites
     

    Description
    An introduction to different forms of digital representation in architecture: architectural drawings, 3D-modeling, rendering, sheet layout design and fundamentals in animation and image editing. Introduction to Building Information Modeling (BIM) and graphical representation software. Such techniques are utilized as design tools for the creative development of projects and communication with clients and consultants from different disciplines in architectural practice.

    Hours
    One-hour class period and three-hour lab period.
    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
  
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    AENG 222/1561 - Architecture: Art or Engineering (3 cr.)



    Description
    A study of architecture as a way of contrasting the “Arts” and “Engineering” approaches to design. The course addresses issues of form and space generation, function and interior environment, exterior and site, and materials and construction. Famous buildings and styles will be critically analyzed from the perspectives of both the artist and the engineer.

  
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    AENG 314/2211 - History and Philosophy of Modern and Contemporary Architecture (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
    A brief history of architecture from Ancient Egyptian to Baroque. Introduction to the historical development of twentieth-century and twenty-first architecture in the western tradition, including its social, technological, and conceptual aspects. Special emphasis on studying different paradigms, individual architects, buildings, and theoretical writings. Traditional, local vernacular, and contemporary vernacular architecture are also studied.

     

    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
  
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    AENG 234/2221 - Human Aspects in Architectural Design (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
      and concurrent with   .

    Description
    Introduction to architectural design related environment-behavior issues. Introduction to architectural programming and post-occupancy evaluation. Human aspects in design: perception, behavioral uses of spaces, users needs, ergonomics, proximics. Design for the disabled. Effects of cultural processes on architecture and urban design. Use of environment-behavior research methods in architecture and urban design. Design applications of theoretical concepts into design projects.
     

    Hours
    One hour class period and 3 hours studio period.
    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
  
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    AENG 326/2231 - Environmental Control Systems and Sustainable Design (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
      ,   and  

    Description
    Basic principles and application of environmental systems: acoustic, lighting, HVAC, energy use, and their integration with the building envelop. Performance of the building envelops materials and assemblies. Introduction to LEED and similar systems. Sustainable design principles and its applications. Sustainable design project.



     

    Hours
    Three-hour studio period and three-hour lab period.
    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.

  
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    AENG 268/2411 - Surveying for Architects (1 cr.)



    Prerequisites
     

    Description
    Basics of surveying theory, recording field data and representation of data. Digital mapping production and contouring. Surveying applications including field work of detail surveying, stakeout, and parcel boundaries. Survey planning and associated survey computations. Operation of automatic level, total station and GPS. Introduction to 3D scanning of buildings.
     

    Hours
    Three-hour lab period.
  
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    AENG 250/2512 - Foundations of 3-Dimensional Design 3 cr.



    Description
    Basic concepts and fundamentals of visualization, thinking, and design of simple forms in three dimensions. Presentation, communication and basic design skills using simple three dimensional modeling exercises in manual formats. Balance between aesthetic and functional design criteria. No previous modeling or digital experience is required.

    Hours
    Four-hour studio period.
  
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    AENG 251/2551 - Introduction to Architectural Design (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
      .

    Description
    Architectural design stages. Leadership role of architects in project delivery. Influence of site location on design. Influence of project related factors on design. Design of simple buildings. Introduction to basic building components and assemblies. Introduction to building code requirements.

    Hours
    One-hour class period and three-hours studio period.
    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
  
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    AENG 351/2552 - Architectural Design Studio I (4 cr.)



    Prerequisites
       and   

    Description
    Studio on designing in behavioral and socio-cultural contexts. “Inside-out” approach to Architecture. Design through the study of behavioral use of space. Age, sex, culture and individuality as well as complex functional relationships influence on architectural design. Study of the nature of human behavior and how it can be incorporated, facilitated, modified and influenced through architectural design. Design for special needs populations. Introduction to developing project brief through definition of the needs of society, users and clients.
     

    Hours
    Six-hour studio period.
    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
  
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    AENG 428/3311 - Detail Design and Finishes in Buildings (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
     

    Description
    Construction details, materials selection, and methods of construction of building finishes: floors, walls, ceiling; stairs, openings, installations, specialty works. Design and detailing of architectural components.

    Hours
    Four hours studio period.
    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
  
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    AENG 426/3321 - Building Service Systems and Building Systems Integration (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
      .

    Description
    Basic principles of plumbing, electrical, and mechanical systems in buildings. Integration of building systems. Assessment, selection and integration of structural systems, building envelop, environmental, life safety, and building systems into building design.
     

    Hours
    Two-hour class period and three-hour lab period.
  
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    AENG 323/3331 - Construction Materials and Quality Control (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
     

    Description
    Types and properties of construction materials with emphasis on types used by architects. Concepts of quality control and statistical evaluation with corresponding experimental work. Aggregates and inorganic cements. Portland cement concrete mix design and admixtures. Bitumen and other moisture, thermal and sound insulating materials. Building finishes and aesthetics of construction materials. Timber and decorative materials.
     

    Hours
    Two one-hour class periods and three-hour lab period.
    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
  
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    AENG 473/3522 - Digital Design Studio and Workshop (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
     

    Description
    In depth application of advanced CAD concepts. Real time computer graphics. Computer applications for performance animation, virtual reality and interactivity.. Modeling, texture mapping, environments, navigation, lighting, animation and sound. Generative design and Avatars. Digital tools and methods of design with manual tools within the design process. Computational design methodologies, visualization, digital fabrication, cost-estimation, scheduling and facility management. Parametric design and Building Information Modeling (BIM). Applications through design studio and workshop on digital fabrication.
     

    Hours
    Three-hour studio period and three-hour lab period.
    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
  
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    AENG 368/3531 - Housing Design and Geographic Information Systems (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
      and   

    Description
    Context, history and framework of regional, city and urban planning. Concepts, features and characteristics of human settlements. Interrelationship between socio-cultural contexts and housing processes. Design of housing areas and housing units. Design of ‘appropriate’ and ‘responsive’ residential environments within specific resources. Concepts and system components of GIS. Creation and management of a geodatabase. GIS analysis and applications in housing projects.
     

    Hours
    Three-hour studio period and three hour lab period.
    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
  
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    AENG 352/3553 - Architectural Design Studio II (4 cr.)



    Prerequisites
        and  

    Description
    Studio on form, space and composition. “Outside-in” approach to architecture. The architectural form and its composition. The compositional aspects of spatial design- expression, language, intent, dynamics etc. and their use as tools of concept and functional accommodation. Three-dimensional models and design development. Spatial approach to design. Meaning, message and symbolism. Work with architectural precedents through analysis of various works of architects. Contemporary design theory as a premise for design.
     

    Hours
    Six-hour studio period.
    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
  
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    AENG 453/3554 - Architectural Design Studio III (4 cr.)



    Prerequisites
       and   .

    Description
    Studio on Environment and Sustainability. This studio will allow students to investigate various aspects of the environment and ‘sustainability’ as a force within the architectural profession. Recent increases in global climatic and social pressures have necessitated environmental awareness as well as new architectural design solutions. Using current sustainable design strategies as a foundation, students will analyze and implement their own environmentally responsible analysis and designs. Conservation and recycling of materials and waste management. Field trip to gain hand on experience on the sustainable design and waste management is a requirement.
     

    Hours
    Six-hour studio period.
    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
  
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    AENG 321/3562 - Introduction to Architectural Engineering (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
     

    Description
    Role of the architect and other engineers in building construction. Introduction to the factors influencing architectural design. Building components, materials and assemblies. Architectural drawing and detailing.

    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
    Notes
    (Two-hours lecture period and three-hour lab period)

  
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    AENG 496/3950 - Internship in Construction Projects (0 cr.)



    Prerequisites
     

    Description
    Each student is required to spend a minimum of 4 weeks of internship in Egypt or abroad. These should include substantial practical training in construction activities. A complete account of the experience is reported and evaluated.

    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
  
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    AENG 429/4312 - Design Development and Construction Documents (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
     

    Description
    Development of design into technical documents. Production of construction documents. Design of construction assemblies, constructability aspects and choice of materials. Building coordination and integration using Building Information Modeling applications. Drawing conventions and symbols. Building permit package. Basics of technical specifications.
     

    Hours
    Six-hour studio period.
    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
  
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    AENG 441/4421 - Professional Practice, Design Management and Codes (2 cr.)



    Prerequisites
      .

    Description
    Types of architecture firms. Design process management. Business management of architecture firms. Procurement of architectural services. Architects’ administrative role. Architecture practice stakeholders. Building contracts and legal aspects. Building codes. Introduction to real-estate investment concepts. Applicaions on design projects.

     

    Hours
    One hour class period and 1.5 hours studio period.
    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.

  
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    AENG 468/4532 - Urban Design and Landscape Architecture (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
     

    Description
    Study & Analysis of Visual Elements. Urban Form, Grain, Texture, and Fabric. The Phenomenon of Perception. Space, Time, and Function. Space and Path Visual Analysis. Study & Analysis of Historic Urban Squares, Piazzas and similar spaces. Form and space generation in landscape architecture. Elements of Landscape Architecture.

    Hours
    One-hour class period and three-hour studio period.
    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
  
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    AENG 420/4541 - Design of Interior Spaces (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
      or  

    Description
    Description: Historical background of Interior Design Styles. Concepts and principles of interior design. Space planning and design. Aesthetics of Interior Design. Color and lighting. Materials selection. Function, material and layout of furniture and textiles. Design for the disabled. Ergonomics and design. Mood Board design. Design drawing and detailing.
     

    Hours
    One-hour lecture and three-hour Studio.
    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
  
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    AENG 454/4555 - Architectural Design Studio IV (4 cr.)



    Prerequisites
      and  

    Description
    Studio on the Art of Structure and Technology. This studio’s primary objective is to link the two basic components of architecture- art and engineering. Based on a firm understanding of structural systems and their appropriate application to architectural design, projects will be designed to incorporate both aesthetic beauty and structural thinking. The influence of technology in the form of new materials and methods will be examined through their design potential. Three-Dimensional manual and digital models will play an essential role in the design development processes of this studio.

    Hours
    Six-hour studio period.
    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
  
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    AENG 455/4556 - Architectural Design Studio V (4 cr.)



    Prerequisites
      ,   and  

    Description
    Studio on smart buildings and high-tech architecture. Expanding on the 1970’s theme of High-Tech architecture, this studio aims at redefining the role of cutting edge technology in design- both process and product. Digital technology has revolutionized the way we conceptualized, visualize, present and are eventually able to construct our buildings, making impossible designs of the past a reality. Rapid developments in materials, building systems and construction methods have broadened our design horizons. Issues such as virtual architecture and smart buildings will be explored with regards to their viability and role in the future of architecture.

    Hours
    Six-hour studio period.
    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
  
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    AENG 456/4557 - Architectural Design Studio VI (4 cr.)



    Prerequisites
        and  

    Description
    Studio on design in critical Settings- Designing in Historical Contexts. A critical review of works, theories, and polemics in modern architecture. Case studies of buildings within urban settings will be the focus, with an emphasis on adaptive re-use, historic preservation, urban and landscape design practices. Within the context of a historical survey, students will develop a framework to assess and design for contemporary issues in architecture.
     

    Hours
    Six-hour studio period.
  
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    AENG 480/4920 - Special Problems in Architectural Engineering (1-3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
    Prerequisite: consent of instructor and department chair on the basis of a well-defined proposal.

    Description
    Independent study in various problem areas of construction may be assigned to individual students or groups. Readings assigned and frequent consultations held

    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
    Repeatable
    May be repeated for credit if content changes.
  
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    AENG 494/4930 - Selected Topics in Architectural Engineering (3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
    Prerequisite: senior standing.

    Description
    Specialized topics in Architectural engineering will be selected and presented.

    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
  
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    AENG 497/4951 - Internship in Technical Drawing and Design (1 cr.)



    Prerequisites
     

    Description
    Each student is required to spend a minimum of 8 weeks of internship in Egypt or abroad. The internship should include substantial practical training in technical drawing and design. A complete account of the experience is reported, presented and evaluated. Introduction to professional ethics, professional judgment and the social responsibilities of architects.
     

    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
  
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    AENG 490/4980 - Senior Project I (2 cr.)



    Prerequisites
     

    Description
    A capstone project. Topics are selected by students from a set defined by advisors and according to their area of interest. Project analysis and research. Developing project brief through definition of the needs of society, users and clients. Preparation of space and functional programs. In depth studies of specific design aspects.
     

    Hours
    Three-hour studio period.
    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring
  
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    AENG 491/4981 - Senior Project II (5 cr.)



    Prerequisites
      ,   ,  

     

    Description
    A continuation of senior project I. Comprehensive architectural design demonstrating an understanding of the different conceptual and technical aspects of architecture. In depth analysis and design study for specific aspects of the project.

    Hours
    Eight-hour studio period.
    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.

  
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    ALIN 101-102-103-104/1101-1102-1103-1104 - Elementary Modern Standard Arabic (3 cr. each)



    Description
    Develops a fundamental working knowledge of the language through interactive exercises and drills within a framework of the essentials of syntax and morphology. Six credits are taken simultaneously in a two semester sequence.

    Hours
    Each course meets five hours per week.
    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
    Notes
    Prerequisites are not listed for every course. However, entry into all intermediate and advanced presupposes that the student is of intermediate or advanced standing. The instructor’s permission may also be required. Standing will be determined by written and/or oral placement tests for incoming students and sometimes for continuing students.

  
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    ALIN 121-122/1111-1112 - Elementary Writing (2-3 cr. each)



    Description
    .Develops basic writing skills useful in daily life. Trains students to summarize short informative passages and complete practical tasks such as filling out forms, writing messages, telegrams, invitations, etc.

    Hours
    Each course meets three or five hours per week.
    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring
    Notes
    Prerequisites are not listed for every course. However, entry into all intermediate and advanced presupposes that the student is of intermediate or advanced standing. The instructor’s permission may also be required. Standing will be determined by written and/or oral placement tests for incoming students and sometimes for continuing students.

  
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    ALIN 131-132/1131-1132 - Elementary Printed Media (2-3 cr. each)



    Prerequisites
    ALIN 1131

    Description
    .Introduces students to the basic format of the Egyptian newspaper and acquaints them with the vocabulary and syntax of the Arabic press through the reading of simple news items..

    Hours
    Each course meets three or five hours per week
    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring
    Notes
    Prerequisites are not listed for every course. However, entry into all intermediate and advanced presupposes that the student is of intermediate or advanced standing. The instructor’s permission may also be required. Standing will be determined by written and/or oral placement tests for incoming students and sometimes for continuing students.

  
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    ALIN 133-134/1133-1134 - Elementary Aural Media (2-3 cr. each)



    Prerequisites
    ALIN 131.

    Description
    Exposes students with some background in printed media to broadcast news media. Drills students in vocabulary and syntax and helps them develop strategies for listening comprehension..

    Hours
    Each course meets three or five hours per week
    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring
    Notes
    Prerequisites are not listed for every course. However, entry into all intermediate and advanced presupposes that the student is of intermediate or advanced standing. The instructor’s permission may also be required. Standing will be determined by written and/or oral placement tests for incoming students and sometimes for continuing students.

  
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    ALIN 105-106/1151-1152 - Elementary Listening and Speaking (2-3 cr. each)



    Description
    Develops students’ ability to listen and understand Modern Standard Arabic.

    Hours
    Each course meets three or five hours per week.
    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
    Notes
    Prerequisites are not listed for every course. However, entry into all intermediate and advanced presupposes that the student is of intermediate or advanced standing. The instructor’s permission may also be required. Standing will be determined by written and/or oral placement tests for incoming students and sometimes for continuing students.

  
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    ALIN 171-172/1211-1212 - Readings in the Qur’an (2-4 cr. each)



    Description
    Introduces students to the Qur’an, its structure, and a selection of its simpler verses. Addresses basic grammatical issues, while focusing on comprehension, oral repetition, and correct reading..

    Hours
    Each course meets three to seven hours per week
    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
    Notes
    Prerequisites are not listed for every course. However, entry into all intermediate and advanced presupposes that the student is of intermediate or advanced standing. The instructor’s permission may also be required. Standing will be determined by written and/or oral placement tests for incoming students and sometimes for continuing students.

  
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    ALIN 205-206/1231-1232 - Intermediate Grammar (2-3 cr. each)



    Description
    Examines the basic features of Arabic grammar with particular attention to the system of i’rab. Reference is also made to the Western system of grammatical terminology.

    Hours
    Each course meets three or five hours per week.
    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
    Notes
    Prerequisites are not listed for every course. However, entry into all intermediate and advanced presupposes that the student is of intermediate or advanced standing. The instructor’s permission may also be required. Standing will be determined by written and/or oral placement tests for incoming students and sometimes for continuing students.

  
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    ALIN 111-112-113/1301-1302-1303 - Elementary Colloquial Arabic (3-4 cr. each)



    Description
    Introduces students to the spoken Arabic of Cairo. Concentrates on enabling students to communicate effectively in daily life. Targets high-frequency vocabulary and social situations and emphasizes pronunciation.

    Hours
    Each course meets five or seven hours per week.
    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
    Notes
    Prerequisites are not listed for every course. However, entry into all intermediate and advanced presupposes that the student is of intermediate or advanced standing. The instructor’s permission may also be required. Standing will be determined by written and/or oral placement tests for incoming students and sometimes for continuing students.

  
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    ALIN 191-192/1991-1992 - Supervised Studies (1-4 cr. each)



    Description
    Study of a selected topic according to the students’ level and interests. . Prerequisites are not listed for every course. However, entry into all intermediate and advanced presupposes that the student is of intermediate or advanced standing. The instructor’s permission may also be required. Standing will be determined by written and/or oral placement tests for incoming students and sometimes for continuing students.

    Hours
    Each course meets two to seven hours per week
    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
    Repeatable
    May be repeated for credit when content changes
  
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    ALIN 201-202-203-204/2101-2102-2103-2104 - Intermediate Modern Standard Arabic (3 cr. each)



    Description
    Emphasizes the acquisition of vocabulary and increases the command of grammatical and syntactical structures. Further develops reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills. Two semester sequence.

    Hours
    Each course meets five hours per week.
    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
    Notes
    Any two consecutive can be taken simultaneously. Prerequisites are not listed for every course. However, entry into all intermediate and advanced presupposes that the student is of intermediate or advanced standing. The instructor’s permission may also be required. Standing will be determined by written and/or oral placement tests for incoming students and sometimes for continuing students.

  
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    ALIN 221-222/2111-2112 - Intermediate Writing (2-3 cr. each)



    Description
    .Develops students’ ability to meet short practical writing needs. Trains students to summarize informative and narrative passages, gradually introducing more complex structures..

    Hours
    Each course meets three or five hours per week
    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring
    Notes
    Prerequisites are not listed for every course. However, entry into all intermediate and advanced presupposes that the student is of intermediate or advanced standing. The instructor’s permission may also be required. Standing will be determined by written and/or oral placement tests for incoming students and sometimes for continuing students.

  
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    ALIN 225-226/2121-2122 - Intermediate Reading and Writing (3 cr. each)



    Description
    Develops reading and writing by integrating the two skills in one course and introducing a wide variety of modern Arabic texts to be used for reading and a basis for writing assignments. The course develops the students’ reading comprehension, vocabulary acquisition and acquaints them with the style of the Arabic essay. It prepares the student for the more sophisticated course in advanced reading and writing..

    Hours
    Each course meets five hours per week
    When Offered
    Offered in Fall and Spring.
    Notes
    Prerequisites are not listed for every course. However, entry into all intermediate and advanced presupposes that the student is of intermediate or advanced standing. The instructor’s permission may also be required. Standing will be determined by written and/or oral placement tests for incoming students and sometimes for continuing students.

  
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    ALIN 231-232/2131-2132 - Intermediate Printed Media (2-3 cr. each)



    Description
    . Exposes students to a wider range of topics selected from the Arabic press. Emphasizes vocabulary and idiom acquisition, and begins to develop students’ ability to read for speed..

    Hours
    Each course meets three or five hours per week
    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring
    Notes
    Prerequisites are not listed for every course. However, entry into all intermediate and advanced presupposes that the student is of intermediate or advanced standing. The instructor’s permission may also be required. Standing will be determined by written and/or oral placement tests for incoming students and sometimes for continuing students.

  
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    ALIN 233-234/2133-2134 - Intermediate Aural Media (2-3 cr. each)



    Description
    Further develops students’ listening skills while expanding their vocabulary, especially in the areas of politics and economics. Increases their ability to comprehend details..

    Hours
    Each course meets three or five hours per week
    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
    Notes
    Prerequisites are not listed for every course. However, entry into all intermediate and advanced presupposes that the student is of intermediate or advanced standing. The instructor’s permission may also be required. Standing will be determined by written and/or oral placement tests for incoming students and sometimes for continuing students.

  
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    ALIN 207-208/2141-2142 - Intermediate Spoken Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) (2-3 cr. each)



    Description
    Uses selected written material to prepare students to engage in discussions in Modern Standard Arabic.

    Hours
    Each course meets three or five hours per week.
    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
    Notes
    Prerequisites are not listed for every course. However, entry into all intermediate and advanced presupposes that the student is of intermediate or advanced standing. The instructor’s permission may also be required. Standing will be determined by written and/or oral placement tests for incoming students and sometimes for continuing students.

  
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    ALIN 209-210/2151-2152 - Intermediate Listening and Speaking (2-3 cr. each)



    Description
    Develops students’ listening skills while expanding their vocabulary in wide range topics and increases their ability to speak and comprehend details by using selected authentic video and audio tapes.

    Hours
    Each course meets three or five hours per week
    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
    Notes
    Prerequisites are not listed for every course. However, entry into all intermediate and advanced presupposes that the student is of intermediate or advanced standing. The instructor’s permission may also be required. Standing will be determined by written and/or oral placement tests for incoming students and sometimes for continuing students.

  
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    ALIN 241-242/2201-2202 - Intermediate Translation (2-3 cr. each)



    Description
    Translation close reading and analysis of Arabic texts covering a wide range of topics, the course employs translation into English as a means to enhance students’ knowledge of Arabic vocabulary, idiomatic expressions and complex structures. Translation from English into Arabic is used to train students to produce coherent and correct Arabic texts. Issues and techniques related to the practice of translation are dealt with, but the primary focus is on Arabic language learning

    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
    Notes
    Prerequisites are not listed for every course. However, entry into all intermediate and advanced presupposes that the student is of intermediate or advanced standing. The instructor’s permission may also be required. Standing will be determined by written and/or oral placement tests for incoming students and sometimes for continuing students.

  
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    ALIN 271-272/2211-2212 - Readings in the Qur’an (2-3 cr. each)



    Description
    Introduces a wide selection of verses, thoroughly addressing grammatical and syntactical issues. Trains students to recite with great precision.

    Hours
    Each course meets three or five hours per week.
    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
    Notes
    Prerequisites are not listed for every course. However, entry into all intermediate and advanced presupposes that the student is of intermediate or advanced standing. The instructor’s permission may also be required. Standing will be determined by written and/or oral placement tests for incoming students and sometimes for continuing students.

  
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    ALIN 261/2221 - Applied Morphology (2-3 cr. each)



    Prerequisites
    Prerequisites are not listed for every course. Entry into all intermediate courses presupposes that the student is of intermediate standing. The instructor’s permission may also be required. Placement is determined by written exam for incoming students and if necessary for continuing students.

    Description
    Explore the morphological framework of the language in detail. A wide variety of drills introduces students to the root and patter system of the language and helps then navigate it more effectively. Targets phonology to highlights the intrinsic link between pattern and meaning, thus improving oral/aural skills. Devotes considerable attention to the derived verb system, addressing such essential concepts as transitivity.
     

    Hours
    Each course meets three or five hours per week.
    When Offered
    Offered occasionally.
  
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    ALIN 281-282/2241-2242 - Political Texts (2-3 cr. each)



    Hours
    Each course meets three or five hours per week.
    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
    Notes
    Acquaints students with the terminology and style of selected political texts. Covers elections, the party system, public policy, etc.

  
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    ALIN 252/2251 - Readings in Modern Arabic Literature (2-3 cr.)



    Description
    The course introduces students to a variety of prose and poetry selected from works of significant modern and/or contemporary Arab authors. Focuses on expanding students’ vocabulary and strengthening their command of syntax.

    Hours
    Course meets three or five hours per week.
    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
    Notes
    Prerequisites are not listed for every course. However, entry into all intermediate and advanced presupposes that the student is of intermediate or advanced standing. The instructor’s permission may also be required. Standing will be determined by written and/or oral placement tests for incoming students and sometimes for continuing students.

  
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    ALIN 211-212/2301-2302 - Intermediate Colloquial Arabic (3-4 cr. each)



    Description
    Concentrates on increasing student’s vocabulary and command of syntax, with a higher level of fluency. Enables students to communicate with native speakers in a wide variety of social situations.

    Hours
    Each course meets five or seven hours per week.
    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
    Notes
    Prerequisites are not listed for every course. However, entry into all intermediate and advanced presupposes that the student is of intermediate or advanced standing. The instructor’s permission may also be required. Standing will be determined by written and/or oral placement tests for incoming students and sometimes for continuing students.

  
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    ALIN 284/2411 - Introduction to Egyptian Culture - Intermediate (2-3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
    Prerequisite: Intermediate level in Arabic or consent of program director.

    Description
    Develops language through further understanding of culture. Introduces different aspects of Egyptian culture, with emphasis on customs, traditions, family, the role of religion in society, women and social strata. Medium of instruction is combination of both intermediate Modern Standard and Egyptian Spoken Arabic. Uses authentic material whether recorded or written to encourage discussion.

    Hours
    Class meets 3 or 5 hours per week.
    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
  
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    ALIN 291-292/2991-2992 - Supervised Studies (1-4 cr. each)



    Description
    Study of a selected topic according to the students’ level and interests. . Prerequisites are not listed for every course. However, entry into all intermediate and advanced presupposes that the student is of intermediate or advanced standing. The instructor’s permission may also be required. Standing will be determined by written and/or oral placement tests for incoming students and sometimes for continuing students.

    Hours
    Each course meets two to seven hours per week
    When Offered
    Offered in fall, winter and spring.
    Repeatable
    May be repeated for credit when content changes
  
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    ALIN 301-302/3101-3102 - Advanced Modern Standard Arabic (3 cr. each)



    Description
    Through the reading and analysis of selected texts, the course exposes students to a wide range of vocabulary, idiom, and style, while reviewing the major topics of grammar.

    Hours
    Each course meets five hours per week.
    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
    Notes
    Prerequisites are not listed for every course. However, entry into all intermediate and advanced presupposes that the student is of intermediate or advanced standing. The instructor’s permission may also be required. Standing will be determined by written and/or oral placement tests for incoming students and sometimes for continuing students.

  
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    ALIN 321-322/3111-3112 - Advanced Writing (2-3 cr. each)



    Description
    Equips students to write at greater length using a variety of techniques, including description, comparison, contrast, argumentation, etc. Refines students’ ability to write cohesive summaries.

    Hours
    Each course meets three or five hours per week.
    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
    Notes
    Prerequisites are not listed for every course. However, entry into all intermediate and advanced presupposes that the student is of intermediate or advanced standing. The instructor’s permission may also be required. Standing will be determined by written and/or oral placement tests for incoming students and sometimes for continuing students.

  
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    ALIN 325-326/3121-3122 - Advanced Reading and Writing (3 cr. each)



    Prerequisites
       or consent of instructor.

    Description
    Further develops reading and writing by integrating the two skills in one course and exposing the students to a wide variety of modern Arabic texts focusing on the different stylistic devices. Emphasis on analytic reading and essay writing.

    Hours
    Each course meets five hours per week.
    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
    Notes
    Prerequisites are not listed for every course. However, entry into all intermediate and advanced presupposes that the student is of intermediate or advanced standing. The instructor’s permission may also be required. Standing will be determined by written and/or oral placement tests for incoming students and sometimes for continuing students.

  
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    ALIN 331-332/3131-3132 - Advanced Printed Media (2-3 cr. each)



    Description
    Introduces more complex and analytical articles and editorials from the Arabic press. Further develops students’ ability to skim.

    Hours
    Each course meets three or five hours per week.
    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
    Notes
    Prerequisites are not listed for every course. However, entry into all intermediate and advanced presupposes that the student is of intermediate or advanced standing. The instructor’s permission may also be required. Standing will be determined by written and/or oral placement tests for incoming students and sometimes for continuing students.

  
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    ALIN 333-334/3133-3134 - Advanced Aural Media (2-3 cr. each)



    Description
    Trains students to take notes while listening to broadcasts. Expands their range of vocabulary and develops their ability to listen to lengthier passages.

    Hours
    Each course meets three or five hours per week.
    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
    Notes
    Prerequisites are not listed for every course. However, entry into all intermediate and advanced presupposes that the student is of intermediate or advanced standing. The instructor’s permission may also be required. Standing will be determined by written and/or oral placement tests for incoming students and sometimes for continuing students.

  
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    ALIN 307-308/3141-3142 - Advanced Spoken Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) (2-3 cr. each)



    Description
    Further develops students’ ability to communicate orally in Modern Standard Arabic. Students present lectures, followed by question and answer sessions, and engage in debates and discussions.

    Hours
    Each course meets three or five hours per week.
    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
    Notes
    Prerequisites are not listed for every course. However, entry into all intermediate and advanced presupposes that the student is of intermediate or advanced standing. The instructor’s permission may also be required. Standing will be determined by written and/or oral placement tests for incoming students and sometimes for continuing students.

  
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    ALIN 309-310/3151-3152 - Advanced Listening and Speaking (2-3 cr. each)



    Prerequisites
       or consent of instructor.

    Description
    Further develops students’ listening and speaking skills by using selected authentic video and audio tapes, thus trains students to comprehend, communicate and discuss material in Modern Standard Arabic

    Hours
    Each course meets three or five hours per week.
    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
    Notes
    Prerequisites are not listed for every course. However, entry into all intermediate and advanced presupposes that the student is of intermediate or advanced standing. The instructor’s permission may also be required. Standing will be determined by written and/or oral placement tests for incoming students and sometimes for continuing students.

  
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    ALIN 341-342/3201-3202 - Advanced Translation (2-3 cr. each)



    Description
    Focus is more on problems and issues of translation where students are expected to produce coherent, culturally sensitive texts in both languages. Length and level of complexity of source language texts are increased.

    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
    Notes
    Prerequisites are not listed for every course. However, entry into all intermediate and advanced presupposes that the student is of intermediate or advanced standing. The instructor’s permission may also be required. Standing will be determined by written and/or oral placement tests for incoming students and sometimes for continuing students.

  
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    ALIN 371-372/3211-3212 - Qur’anic Studies (3 cr. each)



    Description
    Permits an in-depth reading and discussion of Qur’anic passages in addition to the tafsir of some verses. Addresses finer grammatical and syntactical issues as necessary, and refines students’ reading and recitation.

    Hours
    Each course meets three hours per week.
    When Offered
    Offered occasionally.
    Notes
    Prerequisites are not listed for every course. However, entry into all intermediate and advanced presupposes that the student is of intermediate or advanced standing. The instructor’s permission may also be required. Standing will be determined by written and/or oral placement tests for incoming students and sometimes for continuing students.

  
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    ALIN 305-306/3231-3232 - Advanced Arabic Grammar (2-3 cr. each)



    Description
    Examines the complexities of Arabic grammar through textual analysis.

    Hours
    Each course meets three or five hours per week.
    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
    Notes
    Prerequisites are not listed for every course. However, entry into all intermediate and advanced presupposes that the student is of intermediate or advanced standing. The instructor’s permission may also be required. Standing will be determined by written and/or oral placement tests for incoming students and sometimes for continuing students.

  
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    ALIN 381-382/3241-3242 - Political Texts (3 cr. each)



    Description
    An issue-oriented course which explores the writings of modern political scientists.

    Hours
    Each course meets three hours per week.
    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
    Notes
    Prerequisites are not listed for every course. However, entry into all intermediate and advanced presupposes that the student is of intermediate or advanced standing. The instructor’s permission may also be required. Standing will be determined by written and/or oral placement tests for incoming students and sometimes for continuing students.

  
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    ALIN 352/3251 - Readings in Modern Arabic Literature (3 cr.)



    Description
    The course acquaints students with a selection of prose and poetry including at least one novel, by prominent authors from several Arab countries. Sheds light on the socio-cultural backdrop of the works discussed. Both intensive and extensive reading strategies are developed and students demonstrate their comprehensive of the texts and their ability to analyze them through discussion and lengthy writing assignments.

    Hours
    Course meets three hours per week
    When Offered
    Offered in spring.
    Notes
    Prerequisites are not listed for every course. However, entry into all intermediate and advanced presupposes that the student is of intermediate or advanced standing. The instructor’s permission may also be required. Standing will be determined by written and/or oral placement tests for incoming students and sometimes for continuing students.

  
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    ALIN 353-354/3252-3253 - Readings in the Modern Arabic Novel (3 cr. each)



    Description
    Introduces students to the genre through the reading of some representative novels or plays written by well known Arab writers.

    Hours
    Each course meets three hours per week.
    When Offered
    Offered occasionally.
    Notes
    Prerequisites are not listed for every course. However, entry into all intermediate and advanced presupposes that the student is of intermediate or advanced standing. The instructor’s permission may also be required. Standing will be determined by written and/or oral placement tests for incoming students and sometimes for continuing students.

  
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    ALIN 311-312/3301-3302 - Advanced Colloquial Arabic (3-4 cr. each)



    Description
    Develops students’ ability to express themselves more precisely and fluently. Uses authentic material, whether recorded or written, to encourage discussion.

    Hours
    Each course meets five or seven hours per week.
    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
    Notes
    Prerequisites are not listed for every course. However, entry into all intermediate and advanced presupposes that the student is of intermediate or advanced standing. The instructor’s permission may also be required. Standing will be determined by written and/or oral placement tests for incoming students and sometimes for continuing students.

  
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    ALIN 384/3411 - Introduction to Egyptian Culture - Advanced (2-3 cr.)



    Prerequisites
    Prerequisite: Advanced level in Arabic or consent of program director.

    Description
    Further develops language to meet the advanced level of Arabic language students through further understanding of culture. Introduces different aspects of Egyptian culture, emphasis on customs, traditions, family structure, the role of religion in society, women and social strata. Medium of instruction is combination of both advanced Modern Standard and Egyptian Spoken Arabic. Uses authentic material whether recorded or written to encourage discussion.

    Hours
    Class meets 3 or 5 hours per week.
    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
  
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    ALIN 391-392/3991-3992 - Supervised Studies (1-4 cr. each)



    Description
    Study of a selected topic according to the students’ level and interests. . Prerequisites are not listed for every course. However, entry into all intermediate and advanced presupposes that the student is of intermediate or advanced standing. The instructor’s permission may also be required. Standing will be determined by written and/or oral placement tests for incoming students and sometimes for continuing students.

    Hours
    Each course meets two to seven hours per week
    When Offered
    Offered in fall and spring.
    Repeatable
    May be repeated for credit when content changes
  
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    ALIS 101-102-103-104/1101-1102-1103-1104 - Elementary Modern Standard Arabic (2-3 cr. each)



    Description
    Develops a fundamental working knowledge of the language through interactive exercises and drills within a framework of the essentials of syntax and morphology. Each course meets  7 or 10 hours in summer.

  
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    ALIS 121-122/1111-1112 - Elementary Writing (1-3 cr. each)



    Description
    Develops basic writing skills useful in daily life. Trains students to summarize short informative passages and complete practical tasks such as filling out forms, writing messages, invitations, etc. Each course meets three or five hours per week. 

  
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    ALIS 131-132/1131-1132 - Elementary Printed Media (1-3 cr. each)



    Description
     Introduces students to the basic format of the Egyptian newspaper and acquaints them with the vocabulary and syntax of the Arabic press through the reading of simple news items. Each course meets three or five hours per week.

  
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    ALIS 171-172/1211-1212 - Readings in the Qur’an (1 cr. each)



    Description
    Introduces students to the Qur’an, its structure, and a selection of its simpler verses. Addresses basic grammatical issues, while focusing on comprehension, oral repetition, and correct reading. Each course meets three hours per week.

  
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    ALIS 111-112-113/1301-1302-1303 - Elementary Colloquial Arabic (2-4 cr. each)



    Description
    Introduces students to the spoken Arabic of Cairo. Concentrates on enabling students to communicate effectively in daily life. Targets high-frequency vocabulary and social situations and emphasizes pronunciation. Each course meets seven hours per week.

  
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    ALIS 191-192/1991-1992 - Supervised Studies (1-4 cr. each)



    Description
    Study of a selected topic according to the students’ level and interests.
     

    Hours
    Each course meets two to seven hours per week.
    When Offered
    Offered in summer.
    Repeatable
    May be repeated for credit when content changes.
  
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    ALIS 201-202-203-204/2101-2102-2103-2104 - Intermediate Modern Standard Arabic (2-3 cr. each)



    Description
    Emphasis the acquisition of vocabulary and increases the command of grammatical and syntactical structures. Further develops reading, writing, listening and speaking skills. Any two consecutive courses can be taken simultaneously. Each course meets 7 or 10 hours in summer.

  
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    ALIS 221-222/2111-2112 - Intermediate Writing (1-3 cr. each)



    Description
    Develops students’ ability to meet short practical writing needs. Trains students to summarize informative and narrative passages, gradually introducing more complex structures. Each course meets three or five hours per week .

  
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    ALIS 231-232/2131-2132 - Intermediate Printed Media (1-3 cr. each)



    Description
    Exposes students to a wider range of topics selected from the Arabic press. Emphasizes vocabulary and idiom acquisition, and begins to develop students’ ability to read for speed. Each course meets three or five hours per week.

  
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    ALIS 233-234/2133-2134 - Intermediate Aural Media (1-3 cr. each)



    Description
    Further develops students’ listening skills while expanding their vocabulary, especially in the areas of politics and economics. Increases their ability to comprehend details. Each course meets three or five hours per week.

  
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    ALIS 241-242/2201-2202 - Intermediate Translation (1 cr. each)



    Description
    Translation of close reading and analysis of Arabic texts covering a wide range of topics. The course employs translation into English as a means to enhance students' knowledge of Arabic vocabulary, idiomatic expressions and complex structures. Translation from English into Arabic is used to train students to produce coherent and correct Arabic texts. Issues and techniques related to the practice of translation are dealt with, but the primary focus is on Arabic language learning

  
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    ALIS 271-272/2211-2212 - Readings in the Qur’an (1-3 cr. each)



    Description
    Introduces a wide selection of verses, thoroughly addressing grammatical and syntactical issues. Trains students to recite with great precision. Each course meets three or five hours per week.

 

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