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    The American University in Cairo
   
 
  Dec 15, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Academic 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* 

 

 

Architectural Engineering

   •  ARCH 234/2221  -  Human Aspects in Architectural Design (3 cr.)
   •  ARCH 326/2231  -  Environmental Control Systems and Sustainable Design (3 cr.)
   •  ARCH 268/2411  -  Surveying for Architects (1 cr.)
   •  ARCH 250/2512  -  Foundations of 3-Dimensional Design (3 cr.)
   •  ARCH 251/2551  -  Introduction to Architectural Design (3 cr.)
   •  ARCH 351/2552  -  Architectural Design Studio I (4 cr.)
   •  ARCH 428/3311  -  Detail Design and Finishes in Buildings (3 cr.)
   •  ARCH 426/3321  -  Building Service Systems and Building Systems Integration (3 cr.)
   •  ARCH 323/3331  -  Construction Materials and Quality Control (3 cr.)
   •  ARCH 473/3522  -  Digital Design Studio and Workshop (3 cr.)
   •  ARCH 368/3531  -  Housing Design and Geographic Information Systems (3 cr.)
   •  ARCH 352/3553  -  Architectural Design Studio II (4 cr.)
   •  ARCH 453/3554  -  Architectural Design Studio III (4 cr.)
   •  ARCH 321/3562  -  Introduction to Architectural Engineering (3 cr.)
   •  ARCH 496/3950  -  Internship in Construction Projects (0 cr.)
   •  ARCH 429/4312  -  Design Development and Construction Documents (3 cr.)
   •  ARCH 441/4421  -  Professional Practice, Design Management and Codes (2 cr.)
   •  ARCH 468/4532  -  Urban Design and Landscape Architecture (3 cr.)
   •  ARCH 420/4541  -  Design of Interior Spaces (3 cr.)
   •  ARCH 454/4555  -  Architectural Design 4 (4 cr.)
   •  ARCH 456/4557  -  Architectural Design Studio VI Design Studio Contextual (4 cr.)
   •  ARCH 455/4558  -  Architectural Design Studio VIII Design Studio High Tech (4 cr.)
   •  ARCH 480/4920  -  Special Problems in Architectural Engineering (1-3 cr.)
   •  ARCH 494/4930  -  Selected Topics in Architectural Engineering (3 cr.)
   •  ARCH 000/4931  -  Introduction to Urban and Architecture Conservation (3 cr.)
   •  ARCH 000/4932  -  Sustainable Landscape architecture in Hot an Arid Environments (3 cr.)
   •  ARCH 000/4933  -  Vernacular Architecture (3 cr.)
   •  ARCH 000/4934  -  Cairo in the Curriculum, The Urban Laboratory: Mapping Cairo's Complexities (3 cr.)
   •  ARCH 000/4935  -  Coptic Art and Architecture (3 cr.)
   •  ARCH 000/4936  -  Design of Interior spaces II 3 credits (1 hr lecture and 3 hours studio)
   •  ARCH 000/4937  -  Seminar on Contemporary Architecture Discourse (3 cr.)
   •  ARCH 497/4951  -  Internship in Technical Drawing and Design (1 cr.)
   •  ARCH 490/4980  -  Senior Project I (2 cr.)
   •  ARCH 491/4981  -  Senior Project 2 (5 cr.)

Visual Arts

   •  ARTV 199/1099  -  Selected Topics for Core Curriculum (3 cr.)
   •  ARTV 213/2113  -  Introduction to Visual Cultures (3 cr.)
   •  ARTV 200/2200  -  Analogue and Digital Practices (3 cr.)
   •  ARTV 201/2201  -  Introduction to Drawing (3 cr.)
   •  ARTV 202/2202  -  Introduction to Painting (3 cr.)
   •  ARTV 203/2203  -  Introduction to sculpture/Installation (3 cr.)
   •  ARTV 204/2204  -  Introduction to Time-Based Media (3 cr.)
   •  ARTV 000/2206  -  Experimental Animation Art (3 cr.)
   •  ARTV 000/2207  -  Introduction to Ceramics (3 cr.)
   •  ARTV 000/2208  -  Internship Practice (0 cr.)
   •  ARTV 000/2209  -  Studio Professional Practice (0 cr.)
   •  ARTV 000/2210  -  Experimental Workshop Practices (0 cr.)
   •  ARTV 230/2230  -  Introduction to Digital Photography (3 cr.)
   •  ARTV 000/2305  -  Contemporary Art Practices/ History (3 cr.)
   •  ARTV 315/3115  -  Art Theory (3 cr.)
   •  ARTV 370/3270  -  Selected Topics in Art (3 cr.)
   •  ARTV 000/3311  -  Advanced Painting and Drawing (3 cr.)
   •  ARTV 000/3312  -  Advanced Studio I (3 cr.)
   •  ARTV 410/4110  -  Contemporary issues in Arab Art (3 cr.)
   •  ARTV 469/4269  -  Senior Project (A) (3 cr.)
   •  ARTV 470/4270  -  Senior Project (B) (3 cr.)
   •  ARTV 402/4302  -  Independent Study (1-3 cr.)
   •  ARTV 000/4311  -  Advanced Studio II (3 cr.)
   •  ARTV 000/4312  -  Advanced Studio III (3 cr.)

Biology

   •  BIOL 103/1010  -  Introduction to Life Sciences (3 cr. + 1 cr. lab)
   •  BIOL 104/1011  -  Introductory Biology I (3 cr. + 1 cr. lab)
   •  BIOL 105/1012  -  Introductory Biology II (3 cr. + 1 cr. lab)
   •  BIOL 102/1040  -  Essentials of Environmental Biology (3 cr.)
   •  BIOL 130/1410  -  Current Health Issues (4 cr.)
   •  BIOL 199/1930  -  Selected Topic for Core Curriculum (3 cr.)
   •  BIOL 241/2090  -  Quantitative Biology (3 cr. + 1 cr. lab)
   •  BIOL 221/2150  -  Genetics (3 cr. + 1 cr. lab)
   •  BIOL 211/2230  -  Molecular and Cell Biology (3 cr. + 1 cr. lab)
   •  BIOL 304/2320  -  Biophysics (4 cr.)
   •  BIOL 214/2340  -  General Botany (3 cr. + 1 cr. lab)
   •  BIOL 302/3040  -  Environmental Biology for Engineers (2 cr. + 1 cr. lab)
   •  BIOL 310/3130  -  Molecular Evolution and Population Genetics (3 cr. + 1 cr. lab)
   •  BIOL 315/3280  -  Biochemistry (3 cr.)
   •  BIOL 307/3310  -  Microbiology (3 cr. + 1 cr. lab)
   •  BIOL 312/3326  -  Vertebrate Anatomy and Physiology (3 cr. + 1 cr. lab)
   •  BIOL 313/3340  -  Invertebrate Zoology (3 cr. + 1 cr. lab)
   •  BIOL 320/3341  -  Animal Behavior (3 cr. + 1 cr. lab)
   •  BIOL 301/3360  -  Animal Physiology (3 cr. + 1 cr. lab)
   •  BIOL 303/3370  -  Developmental Biology (3 cr. + 1 cr. lab)
   •  BIOL 341/3510  -  Ecology (3 cr. + 1 cr lab)
   •  BIOL 305/3540  -  Environmental Biology (3 cr. + 1 cr. lab)
   •  BIOL 306/3541  -  Environmental Biology of the Red Sea (3 cr. + 1 cr. lab)
   •  BIOL 345/3542  -  GIS For Biologists (4 cr.)
   •  BIOL 360/3600  -  Introduction to Bioinformatics (3 cr.)
   •  BIOL 361/3601  -  Bioinformatics Tools and Techniques (3 cr.)
   •  BIOL 399/3910  -  Guided Studies in Environmental Sciences (3 cr.)
   •  BIOL 411/4150  -  Molecular Biology of the Gene (3 cr. + 1 cr. lab)
   •  BIOL 415/4230  -  Immunology (3 cr. + 1 cr. lab)
   •  BIOL 430/4330  -  Tumor Biology (3 cr. + 1 cr. lab)
   •  BIOL 440/4540  -  Marine Ecology (3 cr. + 1 cr. lab)
   •  BIOL 445/4541  -  Desert Ecology (3 cr. + 1 cr. lab)
   •  BIOL 460/4690  -  Bioinformatics Capstone Seminar I (1 cr.)
   •  BIOL 461/4691  -  Bioinformatics Capstone Seminar II (2 cr.)
   •  BIOL 410/4910  -  Guided Studies in Biology (1-4 cr.)
   •  BIOL 408/4930  -  Selected Topics in Biology (1-4 cr.)
   •  BIOL 495/4980  -  Senior Research Thesis (1 cr.)
   •  BIOL 496/4981  -  Seminar in Biology (2 cr.)

Biotechnology

   •  BIOT 501/5201  -  Biochemistry (3 cr.)
   •  BIOT 502/5202  -  Cell and Molecular Biology (3 cr.)
   •  BIOT 503/5203  -  Biotechnology (3 cr.)
   •  BIOT 504/5204  -  Experimental Biotechnology (3 cr.)
 

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