English Courses

ENG 100                  Foundation Year English 1                                                                                                     

This 15-week Intensive English Program aims at developing students’ ability to understand and use English confidently by improving their four language skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing). The program provides students with language skills, functions, and structures that are essential for successful communication in both speaking and writing. It is also meant to prepare students to pursue specialized courses taught through the medium of English. The program also provides instruction pertaining to the fundamentals of language skills, including reading, composition, and listening skills; grammar; and study skills.

To these ends, the course is divided into four modules: Listening & Speaking, Reading, Grammar and Writing. Students study in class/lab 18 contact hours weekly.

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ENG 200                  Foundation Year English 2                                          

This multi-skill intermediate course is a continuation of the first level English course (ENG100) in the sense that it aims at further consolidation of the four language skills through more sophisticated language texts and structures, with also a special focus on writing. The course requires a review and practice of the basic grammar, writing and reading skills needed for a college level writing course, and the study of rhetorical structures as applied to effective writing communication. 

To these ends, the course is divided into four modules: Listening & Speaking, Reading, Grammar and Writing. Students study in class/lab 18 contact hours weekly.

Prerequisite: ENG100

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Mathematics Courses

MATH 100               Foundation Year Mathematics 1                                                    

The course is the first of two elementary mathematics courses required in the Foundation Year Program (FYP). It involves fundamentals and skills that should be mastered by each student before enrollment in a college-level math course. It introduces students to mathematical symbols and notations, number sets, basic algebraic operations, algebra of exponents, radicals, fractional expressions, absolute value, complex numbers, basic elementary geometry, polynomials, linear equations and linear inequalities, absolute value equations, quadratic equations, graphs, functions, zeros of functions, exponential and logarithmic functions.

The course is designed to be covered in 15 weeks on the basis of 5 contact hours per week (i.e. daily lecture). 

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MATH 200               Foundation Year Mathematics 2                                              

The course is the second in a series of two fundamental elementary mathematics courses required in the Foundation Year Program (FYP). It introduces students to Trigonometry, Vectors, Matrices and solving systems of linear equations, Sequences and series, and Probability concepts. The course is designed to be covered in approximately 15 weeks on the basis of 5 contact hours per week (i.e. daily lecture). This course must be passed before the student advances to any academic math course in their program.

The course is designed to be covered in 15 weeks on the basis of 5 contact hours per week (i.e. daily lecture).

Prerequisite: MATH100

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IT Courses

IT 100  Foundation Year Information Technology 1                                                                                                    

IT foundation level I is an introduction to the fundamental concepts of computing and information technology for modern PC. Topics covered include basic understanding of digital computer system, microcomputers, operating systems, application software development, database technology, data communication and networks, data and information, types of network sand the Internet. In addition, hands-on lab using Windows OS, MS Office, and Excel spread sheet and the Internet uses will be covered during the course.

The course is designed to be covered in 15 weeks on the basis of 4 contact hours per week. 

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IT 200  Foundation Year Information Technology 2                                                                                                             

IT foundation level II is a main computer course offered for all new students. This course highlights the role of the computers in our life. In addition, it covers all the details and techniques needed to present power point presentations; it shows the importance of the internet and e-mail in our life and how to search the internet and maneuver the net and the e-mail in a perfect way. Furthermore, it introduces the Basic definition of Database Management System "DBMS" (Access) - Concepts and how to build and change the table structure. Finally, this course introduces the needed knowledge in creating Web-Based pages using the Microsoft Office Front Page program.

The course is designed to be covered in 15 weeks on the basis of 4 contact hours per week.

Prerequisite: IT 100

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