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    The American University in Cairo
   
 
  Sep 23, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

Courses


 

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Arab and Islamic Civilizations

   •  ARIC 529/5245  -  World Religions and the Study of Religion (3 cr.)
   •  ARIC 599/5299  -  Research Guidance and Thesis (no cr.)
   •  HIST 000/4802  -  Preparation for Thesis Writting (3 cr.)

Arabic Language

Sections with odd numbers are for international students and sections with even numbers are for Egyptian degree seeking students.

   •  ALNG 101-102 -103/1101-1102-1103  -  Elementary Arabic (3 cr. each per semester)
   •  ALNG 109-110/1301-1302  -  Introduction to Colloquial Arabic (3 cr. each per semester)
   •  ALNG 111/1501  -  Accelerated Elementary Modern Standard Arabic (6 cr. per semester)
   •  ALNG 112/1502  -  Accelerated High Elementary and Lower Iintermediate Modern Standard Arabic (6 cr.each per semester)
   •  ALNG 199/1991  -  Selected Topics (3 cr. per semester)
   •  ALNG 201-202-203/2101-2102-2103  -  Intermediate Arabic (3 cr. each per semester)
   •  ALNG 204-205/2104-2105  -  Intermediate Modern Standard Arabic (3 cr. each per semester)
   •  ALNG 206/2131  -  Arabic of the News Media (3 cr. per semester)
   •  ALNG 210/2301  -  Intermediate Egyptian Colloquial Arabic (3 cr. per semester)
   •  ALNG 211-212/2501-2502  -  Accelerated Intermediate Modern Standard Arabic (6 cr. each per semester)
   •  ALNG 299/2991  -  Selected Topics (3 cr. per semester)
   •  ALNG 301-302/3101-3102  -  Advanced Modern Standard Arabic I (3 cr. each per semester)
   •  ALNG 303-304/3103-3104  -  Advanced Modern Standard Arabic II (3 cr. each per semester)
   •  ALNG 305/3105  -  Independent Study (3 cr. per semester)
   •  ALNG 306/3131  -  Advanced Arabic of the News Media (3 cr. per semester)
   •  ALNG 000/3327  -  Egyptian culture on Film (3 cr.)
   •  ALNG 311-312/3501-3502  -  Accelerated Advanced Modern Standard Arabic (6 cr. each per semester)
   •  ALNG 399/3991  -  Selected Topics (3 cr. per semester)
   •  ALNG 415/4221  -  Arabic Morphology (Sarf) and Prosody ('Arud) (3 cr.)
   •  ALNG 413-414/4231-4232  -  Arabic Syntax (Nahw) (3 cr. per semester)
   •  ALNG 425/4281  -  Linguistics of Arabic (3 cr.)
   •  ALNG 426/4291  -  The Phonetics of Arabic (3 cr.)

Arabic Language Intensive

   •  ALIN 101-102-103-104/1101-1102-1103-1104  -  Elementary Modern Standard Arabic (3 cr. each)
   •  ALIN 105-106/1151-1152  -  Elementary Listening and Speaking (2-3 cr. each)
   •  ALIN 205-206/1231-1232  -  Intermediate Grammar (2-3 cr. each)
   •  ALIN 201-202-203-204/2101-2102-2103-2104  -  Intermediate Modern Standard Arabic (3 cr. each)
   •  ALIN 207-208/2141-2142  -  Intermediate Spoken Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) (2-3 cr. each)
   •  ALIN 209-210/2151-2152  -  Intermediate Listening and Speaking (2-3 cr. each)
   •  ALIN 261/2221  -  Applied Morphology (2-3 cr. each)
   •  ALIN 281-282/2241-2242  -  Political Texts (2-3 cr. each)
   •  ALIN 301-302/3101-3102  -  Advanced Modern Standard Arabic (3 cr. each)
   •  ALIN 307-308/3141-3142  -  Advanced Spoken Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) (2-3 cr. each)
   •  ALIN 309-310/3151-3152  -  Advanced Listening and Speaking (2-3 cr. each)
   •  ALIN 305-306/3231-3232  -  Advanced Arabic Grammar (2-3 cr. each)
   •  ALIN 381-382/3241-3242  -  Political Texts (3 cr. each)

Arabic Language Intensive - Colloquial Arabic

   •  ALIN 111-112-113/1301-1302-1303  -  Elementary Colloquial Arabic (3-4 cr. each)
   •  ALIN 211-212/2301-2302  -  Intermediate Colloquial Arabic (3-4 cr. each)
   •  ALIN 311-312/3301-3302  -  Advanced Colloquial Arabic (3-4 cr. each)

Arabic Language Intensive - Egyptian Culture

   •  ALIN 284/2411  -  Introduction to Egyptian Culture - Intermediate (2-3 cr.)
   •  ALIN 384/3411  -  Introduction to Egyptian Culture - Advanced (2-3 cr.)

Arabic Language Intensive - Literature

   •  ALIN 252/2251  -  Readings in Modern Arabic Literature (2-3 cr.)
   •  ALIN 352/3251  -  Readings in Modern Arabic Literature (3 cr.)
   •  ALIN 353-354/3252-3253  -  Readings in the Modern Arabic Novel (3 cr. each)

Arabic Language Intensive - Media Arabic

   •  ALIN 131-132/1131-1132  -  Elementary Printed Media (2-3 cr. each)
   •  ALIN 133-134/1133-1134  -  Elementary Aural Media (2-3 cr. each)
   •  ALIN 231-232/2131-2132  -  Intermediate Printed Media (2-3 cr. each)
   •  ALIN 233-234/2133-2134  -  Intermediate Aural Media (2-3 cr. each)
   •  ALIN 331-332/3131-3132  -  Advanced Printed Media (2-3 cr. each)
   •  ALIN 333-334/3133-3134  -  Advanced Aural Media (2-3 cr. each)

Arabic Language Intensive - Reading the Qur'an

   •  ALIN 171-172/1211-1212  -  Readings in the Qur'an (2-4 cr. each)
   •  ALIN 271-272/2211-2212  -  Readings in the Qur'an (2-3 cr. each)
   •  ALIN 371-372/3211-3212  -  Qur'anic Studies (3 cr. each)

Arabic Language Intensive - Supervised Readings

   •  ALIN 191-192/1991-1992  -  Supervised Studies (1-4 cr. each)
   •  ALIN 291-292/2991-2992  -  Supervised Studies (1-4 cr. each)
   •  ALIN 391-392/3991-3992  -  Supervised Studies (1-4 cr. each)

Arabic Language Intensive - Translation

   •  ALIN 241-242/2201-2202  -  Intermediate Translation (2-3 cr. each)
   •  ALIN 341-342/3201-3202  -  Advanced Translation (2-3 cr. each)

Arabic Language Intensive - Writing Arabic

   •  ALIN 121-122/1111-1112  -  Elementary Writing (2-3 cr. each)
   •  ALIN 221-222/2111-2112  -  Intermediate Writing (2-3 cr. each)
   •  ALIN 225-226/2121-2122  -  Intermediate Reading and Writing (3 cr. each)
   •  ALIN 321-322/3111-3112  -  Advanced Writing (2-3 cr. each)
   •  ALIN 325-326/3121-3122  -  Advanced Reading and Writing (3 cr. each)

Arabic Language Intensive Summer

   •  ALIS 101-102-103-104/1101-1102-1103-1104  -  Elementary Modern Standard Arabic (2-3 cr. each)
   •  ALIS 121-122/1111-1112  -  Elementary Writing (1-3 cr. each)
   •  ALIS 131-132/1131-1132  -  Elementary Printed Media (1-3 cr. each)
   •  ALIS 171-172/1211-1212  -  Readings in the Qur'an (1 cr. each)
   •  ALIS 111-112-113/1301-1302-1303  -  Elementary Colloquial Arabic (2-4 cr. each)
   •  ALIS 191-192/1991-1992  -  Supervised Studies (1-4 cr. each)
   •  ALIS 201-202-203-204/2101-2102-2103-2104  -  Intermediate Modern Standard Arabic (2-3 cr. each)
   •  ALIS 221-222/2111-2112  -  Intermediate Writing (1-3 cr. each)
   •  ALIS 231-232/2131-2132  -  Intermediate Printed Media (1-3 cr. each)
   •  ALIS 233-234/2133-2134  -  Intermediate Aural Media (1-3 cr. each)
   •  ALIS 241-242/2201-2202  -  Intermediate Translation (1 cr. each)
   •  ALIS 271-272/2211-2212  -  Readings in the Qur'an (1-3 cr. each)
   •  ALIS 252/2251  -  Readings in Modern Arabic Literature (1 cr.)
   •  ALIS 211-212/2301-2302  -  Intermediate Colloquial Arabic (2-4 cr. each)
   •  ALIS 291-292/2991-2992  -  Supervised Studies (1-4 cr. each)
   •  ALIS 301-302/3101-3102  -  Advanced Modern Standard Arabic (2-3 cr. each)
   •  ALIS 321-322/3111-3112  -  Advanced Writing (1-3 cr. each)
   •  ALIS 331-332/3131-3132  -  Advanced Printed Media (1-3 cr. each)
   •  ALIS 333-334/3133-3134  -  Advanced Aural Media (1-3 cr. each)
   •  ALIS 341-342/3201-3202  -  Advanced Translation (1 cr. each)
   •  ALIS 352/3251  -  Readings in Modern Arabic Literature (1 cr.)
   •  ALIS 311-312/3301-3302  -  Advanced Colloquial Arabic (2-3 cr. each)
   •  ALIS 391-392/3991-3992  -  Supervised Studies (1-4 cr. each)

Arabic Writing

   •  ALWT 221/2271  -  From Reading to Writing: Intermediate Level: 3 credits
   •  ALWT 321/3271  -  From Reading to Writing: High Intermediate Level: 3 credits
   •  ALWT 462/4201  -  Professional Translation in Business: 3 credits
   •  ALWT 463/4202  -  Diplomatic Professional Translation: 3 credits
   •  ALWT 420/4271  -  From Reading to Writing: Advanced Level: 3 credits
   •  ALWT 421/4272  -  Arabic Language Proficiency for Media Writing 3 credits
   •  ALWT 422/4273  -  Professional Business Writing: 3 credits
   •  ALWT 423/4274  -  Professional Diplomatic Writing: 3 credits
   •  ALWT 521/5271  -  Professional Arabic TV Script Writing 3 credits

Architectural Engineering

   •  ARCH 221/1511  -  Free-hand Representation for Architects (3 cr.)
   •  ARCH 273/1521  -  Digital Representation Tools for Architects (2 cr.)
   •  ARCH 222/1561  -  Architecture: Art or Engineering (3 cr.)
 

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