Intensive English

This is a preparatory foundation course designed to improve students' reading, listening and writing skills. This course will cover the mechanics of writing with special emphasis on grammar, sentence structure and paragraph organization. It also focuses on the reading skills of skimming, scanning, reading for gist, predicting and reaching conclusions, as well as summarizing and note-taking

English I

The goal of the course is to develop college skills of reading, writing and critical thinking, to know how to select a topic, explore and organize ideas, use vocabulary efficiently, use correct grammatical structures and write an essay ranging between three to five paragraphs.

English II

The goals of the course include: Locating materials through observation, analysis and critical reading, developing a focused thesis statement, developing well-structured paragraphs composed of an introduction, a body and a conclusion. Use of summarizing and paraphrasing skills.

Writing Skills

The goals of the course include: Locating materials for a research topic, using library and internet resources, summarizing articles and books, using quotation and source citation for professional papers, using inductive and deductive reasoning, developing the skills of scientific argumentation, persuasion, evaluation and criticism needed for a research paper.

Communication and Presentation Skills

This course helps students learn and practice the skills of interpersonal and professional communication. Psychological, social, cultural and linguistic aspects of communication are considered. Attention is given to human perceptions, interpersonal dynamics, patterns of inference, the arts of listening and convincing, as well as to the value of verbal and visual symbols. The course also helps

Introduction to Logic and Critical Thinking

The course is a study of the processes by which the intellect conceptualizes, applies, analyzes, synthesizes, and evaluates the information it gathers from observation, experience, reflection, reasoning and communication. The course also examines the elements of thought implicit in reasoning, such as assumptions; concepts, conclusions, implications, consequences and frame of reference. Problems of

Introduction to Ethics

The emphasis of the course is on ethical issues and problems that arise in professional and business environments, such as integrity, civic responsibility, ethical conduct and misconduct, employee and corporate rights and responsibilities, and on issues concerning social and economic justice in a global economy.

Selected Topics in Humanities & Arts

A course in any of the fields of Literature, Philosophy, Art, Music, or Sports.


Selected Topics in Egyptian & Arab Heritage

A course highlighting aspects of the extraordinarily rich Ancient Egyptian, Coptic and Islamic heritage of Egypt.


Selected Topics in World Cultures and Diversity

This course exposes students to World Cultures both from a historical and a contemporary point of view. The course focuses on issues of globalization such as nationalism, the struggle for identity and the conflicts caused by migration, racism, religious fundamentalism and terrorism. The course also emphasizes the positive aspects of multicultural societies, such as the sharing of resources and

Selected Topics in Social Sciences

A course in any of the fields of sociology, economics, education, history, anthropology, psychology, or geography.


Selected Topics in Natural Sciences

A course in any of the fields of physics, chemistry, biology, geology, or environment.

Internship and Service Learning

Student internships provide on-the-job training opportunities to students that help them gain experience in their fields, develop an interest in a particular career, and create a network of contacts. Service-learning enriches learning by engaging students in meaningful service to their communities. Students apply academic skills to solving real-world problems and linking their learning with

Pre-calculus Mathematics

This course is an introduction to Calculus of single variable where the students will discuss the properties of polynomial functions, trigonometric, and complex numbers. Followed by the concept of limits and the evaluation techniques for many famous examples. Then, the fundamentals of differentiation, rules, and applications. The Last part of this course will investigate the basic definitions of
MATH 100

Analytical Geometry and Calculus I

The course starts with a review of the basics of Analytical Geometry: the Cartesian coordinate system, distance, slope, equation and graph of a line and curve sketching. The calculus part covers functions, limits, derivatives, polynomials, rate of change, L'Hospital's Rule, higher derivatives, Mean Value Theorem, related rates, maximum and minimum, differentiation formulas, the differential and
MATH 111

Calculus II

Students will learn about translation and rotation of axes, conic sections (properties of conic sections- parabola, ellipse, hyperbola), Cartesian, cylindrical and polar spherical coordinates. There is also integral calculus: definite and indefinite integrals, integration methods and applications of integration, integration by substitution and by parts, integration by trigonometric substitution