College Of University Requirements

Groups Course No Course Title Cr Prerequisite



 ( Compulsory )

 18 Cr.

BUS1151 Introduction to Statistics 3 00000
GER 1001 Islamic Culture 3 00000
ITD 1012 Introduction to IT 3 00000
LCE 1011 Communication Skills ( Arabic ) 3 00000
LCE 1021 Communication Skills ( English ) I 3 00000
LCE 2011 Communication Skills ( English ) II 3 LCE 1021
Elective University Requirements (12 credit hours) - choose only one course from each group
First group: Humanities and Arts




BUS 2011 Introduction to Economics 3 00000
BUS2022 Introduction to Business 3 00000
GER2031 Introduction to Drawing 3 00000
GER 3011 Human rights 3 00000
GER 3021 Introduction to visual art 3 00000
LAW 1101 Introduction to Law 3 00000
Second group: Natural & Physical Sciences
  GER 1061 Introduction to Psychology 3 00000
GER 1071 Introduction to Sociology 3 00000
GER1051 Man and Environment 3 00000
GER 1101 Introduction to Philosophy 3 00000
GER 2071 Human biology 3 00000
GER 3101 Health awareness 3 00000
Group III: Islamic Studies and the history and culture
  GER 2041 Islamic civilization 3 00000
GER 3041 History of the Middle East 3 00000
GER 3051 history of the Modern World 3 00000
Group IV: Mathematics and Informatics
  ITD 1204 Introduction to computer programming 3 ITD 1012
ITD 1306 Introduction to Web Page Design 3 ITD 1012
ITD 2061 Introduction to Logic 3 Non

First:- Mandatory University Requirements

Islamic Culture    (GER1001)

This course is designed to give insight and comprehensive understanding of the topic of Islamic Culture, its relationship to science, civilization, and other cultures. Also it indicates its sources (The Qur’an, Sunnah, Ijtihad, Arabic Language and Islamic History and its characteristics (Rabbaniyyah, Universality, comprehensiveness, relevance, humanity and tolerance.

English Communication Skill (I)(LCE1021)

As an integrated skills syllabus, LEC1021 continues to develop the communication skills – listening, speaking reading and writing- together with functions, vocabulary and grammar. However, special emphasis is placed on the two major skills of READING and WRITING through which structure, vocabulary, etc. can be integrated and developed. This course is learner-centered and seeks to introduce thematic topics which aim at developing critical thinking skills. It emphasizes the skill of reading through the application of learning strategies such as prior knowledge, scanning for specific information, skimming for main idea, and getting meaning from context. The course helps students to become more independent learners through extensive reading and writing practice.

English Communication Skills ( II )    (LEC2011)

LEC 2011 is an advanced integrated skills course which builds on experience gained from LEC1021. The course continues to develop the four communication skills :-listening, speaking, reading and writing, while stressing aspects of vocabulary and grammatical structure through the two major skills of READING and WRITING. Special emphasis is placed on the skill of WRITING where students will be prepared to write a four- paragraph  essay and be introduced to research paper writing.

Introduction to IT (ITD1012)

This course provides the student with the basic concepts of information technology, recent computer's technology, operating systems, the network's areas, the Internet and its fields, viruses and mechanism of action in computer systems, searching engines, electronic libraries, and applications of information systems.

Introduction to Statistics (BUS1151)

An introductory course in statistics is about the concepts, principles and rules related to data, how to classify and organize them, and then turn these data into meaningful indicators that help the decision maker make the right decisions. The indicators that are formed (the calculation of the values ​​) are the averages of all types (mean, median, mode, regression and  correlation ) and error coefficients when estimating these averages (variance, standard deviation and regression error coefficient).

Arabic Communication Skills  ( LCE1011)

This is a three credit-hour university requirement course. The course aims to enable students acquire the language skills needed at the university level, with special emphasis on the following subject areas:-essentials of Arabic syntactic structures, knowledge of grammatical inflectional markers and case endings in spoken and written Arabic, ability to read Arabic texts in different disciplines with understanding, analytical skills, deduction, and evaluation, looking up meanings of words in Arabic dictionaries and adequate training and involvement in writing activities, with the proper use of punctuation marks and avoiding spelling mistakes.

Second:- Elective University Requirement.

Islamic Civilization (GER 2041)

The course aims at identifying the concept of Islamic civilization, its fields, characteristics, sources and origins, and the contribution Muslim scholars to Islamic civilization. The student can also distinguish between the most important Islamic conquests during the reign of the Caliphate and Umayyad, Abbasid and Ottoman states, and draw a comparison between Islamic Civilization and other civilizations in all aspects. To master  the use of scientific research  and evaluation in the field of specialization.

 Introduction to Sociology  (GER 1071)

This course aims at defining the concept of sociology, its importance and the reasons for its study so that the student can know the purposes of his theoretical and practical study as well as the fields of sociology and its relation to other sciences and research methods used in sociology and many contributions of sociologists - Dorkaim - Ibn Khaldun) and the comparison between August Kont and Ibn Khaldun as well as the recognition of social construction and its importance

Introduction to psychology: (GER 1061)

This course offers students an engaging introduction to the essential topics in psychology. Throughout this study of human behavior and the mind, you will gain insight into the history of the field of psychology, as well as explore current theories and issues in areas such as cognition, motivation, and wellness. .The importance of scientific methods and principles of research design is emphasized throughout this course and presented in a way that will enrich your study of individuals as thinking, feeling, and social beings..

Human Rights (GER3011

This course deals with of the definition of rights and freedoms, as well as  the status of human rights in the Islamic system and international covenants. Also, it deals with the principle of equality and its impact on the protection of public rights and freedoms. The course deals with the study of human rights and freedoms in the UAE legal system (constitutional, criminal, civil and international) .In addition to that, it deals with the guarantees of public rights and freedoms, as well as the culture of human rights.

 Man and Environment (GER1051) 

The course aims to introduce students to the concepts of the environment, its components and the mutual relations between humans and the environment. Also, it tackles the various environmental problems , for examples (the problems of population explosion and scarcity of resources - in addition to administrative problems related to human management of the environment and social problems - the problem of pollution and environmental imbalance).as well as  the  alternatives ,solutions and environmental protection programs. The course then discusses approaches and efforts to preserve the environment and restore balance from various perspectives and specifically the efforts of the UAE to reduce environmental pollution and water conservation.

History of the Modern world   (GER3051)

The course deals with the historical cognitive implications and the importance of studying history on the personal culture, the French Revolution, the settlements of the French Revolution Group, the Napoleonic wars, the Vienna Conference, and the alliances of the European countries at the end of the 19 century. The situation of the victorious states and the problems of the transition from war to peace and the rise of fascism, Germany and the rise of Nazism, the Global Crisis (1929-1939) and its consequences  of  the Second World War.

Health Awareness     (GER3101)

This course aims at teaching health awareness and healthy culture. It will focus on the concept and means of achieving health culture - immunization, resistance of human body to disease, classification of diseases, common diseases and  their symptoms, means  of prevention, modern medical techniques and their impact on human health and first aid for wounds, burns, poisoning, fainting, burns and fractures.


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