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ACT-101: Principles of Accounting
 

4 credit hours A foundational course that aims at providing the definition of Islamic accounting as well as the basic Islamic accounting concepts and functions. Thus, the course allows students to understand Islamic accounting language and acumen.

ACT-201: Accounting II:
 

4 credit hours An intermediate level course that develops students’ abilities in preparing financial statements. The course covers topics related to partnership accounting, corporate accounting, liabilities, investment, cash flow statements and international operations.

ACT-202: Financial Accounting I
 

4 credit hours An intermediate level course that emphasizes the importance of accounting as a source for financial information and organization decision support. Thus, the course, covers the different tools and methods for preparing, analyzing and interpreting financial reports.

ACT-203: Managerial Accounting I
 

4 credit hours This course provides students with the necessary tools to analyze quantitative and qualitative information that helps the organization’s management to make decisions.

ACT-204: Cost Accounting
 

4 credit hours This course discusses the concepts and procedures of cost accounting systems for management decision, performance reporting and control.

ACT-301: Tax Accounting I:
 

4 credit hours This course examines corporate taxation and its importance. In addition, the course examines pertaining tax laws and their practical application.

ACT-302: Accounting III
 

4 credit hours An advanced course in accounting that builds on 200 level courses as it continues with providing more advanced concepts in accounting and its relevant advanced vocabulary and acumen.

ACT-401: Tax Accounting II
 

4 credit hours An advanced course in tax accounting that builds on the concepts introduced in ACT-301. By the end of this course, students will have a broader understanding of effective taxation procedures and laws.

ACT-402: Financial Accounting II
 

4 credit hours This is an advance course where students will critically examine complex topics related to reporting and disclosure

ACT-501: Financial Reports Analysis
 

4 credit hours This course focuses on providing students with analytical tools to make better decisions & evaluate current organization performance. Thus, the course will provide an in depth understanding of accounting analysis, financial analysis and prospective analysis.

ACT-601: Ethics of Accounting
 

4 credit hours This course analytically examines the ethical standards in the accounting profession. In addition, the course provides an in-depth study of the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct as well as other ethical standards.

ACT-602: Managerial Accounting and Decision Making
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that examine the use of accounting information to plan and control business activities as well as its contribution to strategic management

ACT-603: Advanced Cost Accounting
 

4 credit hours This advanced course provides an analytical understanding of the concepts, principles, theories and practices of cost accounting.

ACT-604: Taxation
 

4 credit hours This course aims at providing an understanding of issues related to income tax that is applicable to individuals, corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, estate and trusts. In addition, the course enhances students understanding of GAAP requirements for income taxes.

ACT-605: Advanced Auditing
 

4 credit hours This course examines the audit process and standards as well as providing an in depth understanding of auditing techniques. In addition, the course highlights the role of the auditor in providing fairly presented financial statements.

ACT-699: Thesis
 

8 credit hours The student will prepare a thesis on a selected topic in collaboration with the instructor.

ACT-802: Advanced Managerial Accounting
 

4 credit hours This course critically analyzes the different techniques for preparing, analyzing accounting information and its impact on the strategic decision making process.

ACT-803- Advanced Cost Accounting
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that analytically discusses advanced cost accounting approaches, costing methods relevant to different business situations and interpretations of standard and variance statements.

ACT-805: Advanced Auditing
 

4 credit hours An advance course that aims at critically analyzing theories and approaches to auditing, professional judgment techniques and different means to communicate information to clients.

ACT-890: Accounting Seminar
 

4 credit hours Readings in Accounting Issue: The student will be introduced to list of reading in contemporary issues in accounting as well as academic debates in accounting issues and the student has to provide an analytical and integrated view of those readings.

ACT-899: Dissertation
 

8 credit hours The candidate for doctoral degree will be asked to provide an in depth research of a topic that adds value to the discipline.

BUS-201: Business Law
 

4 credit hours Managers and business executives must be well acquainted with legal environment in which they operate. In general, this course aims at providing the necessary legal vocabulary and aspects when dealing with customers, employees, suppliers, financial institutions, governmental bodies and even with the organization’s lawyers.

BUS-204: Business Ethics
 

4 credit hours This course introduces the concept of ethics and its importance through critically discussing issues related to ethics at the individual, managerial and organizational level.

BUS-210: Project Management
 

4 credit hours This course aims at providing an understanding of project management skills and approaches related to allocation, tracking and utilization of organization resources to meet the objectives of a particular project.

BUS-302: Global Business
 

4 credit hours The aim of this course to provide a critical understanding of policies, strategies of international business as well as developing global business plans.

BUS-501: Research Methodology
 

4 credit hours This course explores the meaning of research, types of research, critically analysis the various steps of conducting a research and the different techniques for conducting a research.

BUS-502: Business Communication
 

4 credit hours This course aims at developing students’ abilities to write clear and concise business messages, deliver powerful presentations, use modern technology to convey messages.

BUS-701: Research Design and Methodology
 

4 credit hours An Advanced course explores the meaning of research, types of research, critically analysis the various steps of designing and conducting a research.

CHM-101: General Chemistry
 

4 credit hours This course introduces the fundamental concepts of chemistry including properties of matter. stoichiometry, chemical bonding, and quantum concepts

COM-101: Introduction to Mass Communication
 

4 credit hours A foundational course that aims at providing the basic concepts, history and functions of mass communication.

COM-201: Society and Mass Media
 

4 credit hours This course introduces how media is structured and its impact on the public.

COM-202: Mass Media Ethics
 

4 credit hours This course aims at introducing mass media professional standards and practices as well as American laws applied to different mass communication sectors.

COM-210: Introduction to Photography
 

4 credit hours This course aims at introducing the basic principles and techniques in photography.

COM-220: Introduction to Digital and Online Media
 

4 credit hours This course provides an introduction to digital and online media as well as its impact on Mass communication.

COM-301: Mass Communication Theories I
 

4 credit hours This course focuses on the most dominant mass communication theories.

COM-320: Visual Communication
 

This course aims at discussing the different approaches to integrating words and pictures

COM-340: Media Design I
 

4 credit hours This course aims at introducing the principles of media design, color, photography, video and multi media design

COM-450: Global Media Systems
 

4 credit hours This course focuses on global media systems and international developments.

COM-501: Research Methodology
 

4 credit hours This course explores the meaning of research, types of research, critically analysis the various steps of conducting a research and the different techniques for conducting a research.

COM 502: Mass Media Ethics and Law
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that analytically discusses the standards, practices and law pertaining to mass media

COM-701: Research Design & Methodology
 

4 credit hours An Advanced course explores the meaning of research, types of research, critically analysis the various steps of designing and conducting a research.

COM-702: Qualitative Research Methodology
 

4 credit hours An Advanced course explores the meaning qualitative of research and types of qualitative research

COM-702: Qualitative Research Methodology
 

4 credit hours An Advanced course explores the meaning qualitative of research and types of qualitative research

COM 710: Advanced Mass Media Ethics and Law
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that analytically discusses the standards, practices and law pertaining to mass media

COM-720: Mass Communication Theories II
 

4 credit hours An Advanced course that critically analyzes the different mass communication theories and their relation to other disciplines with special emphasis on psychology and sociology.

COM-730: International and Cross Cultural Communication
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that critically analyzes the concepts, theories and approaches to global and cross cultural communication.

CYS-501: Research Methodology
 

4 credit hours This course explores the meaning of research, types of research, critically analysis the various steps of conducting a research and the different techniques for conducting a research.

CYS- 510: Information Security Governance
 

4 credit hours This course aims at discussing the main elements of a practical information security governance program as well as examine the core differences between corporate and IT governance programs and their influence on information security.

CYS-520: Networking and System Security
 

4 credit hours This course aims at discussing the principles of networking, and system security as well as network communication protocol.

CYS-530: Information System Risk Management
 

4 credit hours This course aims at discussing risk components in an information technology structure as well as the different methods for identifying risk.

CYS-540: Computer Ethics: Historical and Cross Cultural Issues
 

4 credit hours This course discusses the different ethical models from a historical and cross cultural stand point and how those models are applied to modern technologies.

CYS-550: Cybercrime I
 

4 credit hours This course discusses the different crimes as well as network forensics and investigative techniques.

CYS-650: Legal Issues in Cyber Security I
 

4 credit hours This course examines the impact of cybercrime and its legal implications.

CYS-656: Information System Forensic Investigation I
 

4 credit hours This course aims at developing the technical skills related to information collection from systems and how to draw inferences from data when an attach occurs.

CYS- 660: Biometric Authentication Technologies I
 

This course aims at discussing the authentication and identification technologies as well as the basic concepts of biometric technologies.

CYS-655: Information System Intrusions I
 

4 credit hours This course aims at discussing the different threats to security as well as security strategies and policies. In addition, the course examines patter matching and artificial intelligence.

CYS-670: Cyber Security Policy I
 

4 credit hours This course discusses the basic concepts and issues related to cyber security as well as the guidelines of cyber security law, strategies and ethics.

CYS-699: Thesis
 

8 credit hours The student will prepare a thesis on a selected topic in collaboration with the instructor.

CYS-701: Research Design & Methodology
 

4 credit hours An Advanced course explores the meaning of research, types of research, critically analysis the various steps of designing and conducting a research.

CYS-710: Advanced Information Security Governance
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that critically analyzes the main elements of a practical information security governance program as well as examine the core differences between corporate and IT governance programs and their influence on information security.

CYS-720: Networking and System Security II
 

An advanced course that aims at discussing the driving factors for network security, symmetric and asymmetric encryption systems as well as the different methods for data integrity assurance.

CYS-730: Managing Risk in Information Systems
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that discusses the different methods for information systems risk identification and assessment as well as effective risk management strategies.

CYS-740: Computer Ethics
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that analytically discusses information and computer ethics models as well as the evolving nature of ethical norms related to new technologies.

CYS-750: Cybercrime II
 

4 credit hours This course analytically discusses the different types of cybercrime and how they are committed as well as examine the different methods that ensure online safety.

ECO-101: Microeconomics
 

4 credit hours An introductory course in economics that provides the basics of microeconomic concepts.

ECO-102: Macroeconomics
 

4 credit hours An introductory course in economics that explains the basic concepts of macroeconomic concepts.

ECO-202: Islamic economics
 

4 credit hours This course aims at providing an in depth understanding of the principles and systems of Islamic economics.

ECO-502: Advanced Islamic Economics
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that discusses the Islamic economic systems. In addition, the course provides a comparative analysis between Islamic economic system and conventional economic systems.

ECO-702: Islamic Economic Theories
 

4 credit hours An Advance course that analyzes some of the Islamic jurisprudence rules related to the economy and their impact on the theoretical and practical concepts of economic solution.

EDU-201: Early Childhood Education
 

4 credit hours This course aims at providing an a background on the history of early childhood education and an examination of the fundamental concepts of early childhood education models.

EDU-202: Human Growth and Development
 

4 credit hours This course discusses the succeeding stages of development of young children and assesses how all development areas are mutually supportive.

EDU-210: Community First Aid and Safety
 

4 credit hours An introductory course that provides the necessary knowledge related to how to deal with minor emergencies and keep serious one from getting worse before medical help arrives. Thus, the course concentrates on acceptable prevention and intervention methods in case of emergencies.

EDU-301: Young Children: Health & Nutrition
 

4 credit hours This course aims at providing an understanding the basic principles of food and nutrition for a young child with special emphasis on the period from birth to eight years old.

EDU-310: Curriculum Development
 

4 credit hours This course discusses the developmental theories in teaching in early childhood programs.

EDU-401: Children with Special Needs
 

4 credit hours This course discusses the interaction patterns of caregivers, the six emotional milestones and how to promote development within those milestones, individual difference model, the keys to development intelligence, sense of self and social capacities of a child and the developmental capacities.

EDU-499: Capstone Project
 

8 credit hours A research course where the student is required to choose a topic in collaboration with the instructor and then prepares a research paper on it.

EDU-501: Research Methodology
 

4 credit hours This course explores the meaning of research, types of research, critically analysis the various steps of conducting a research and the different techniques for conducting a research.

EDU-502: Educational Psychology
 

4 credit hours This course is designed to help educators and counselors to bridge the gap between theory and practical applications as well as provide a conceptual understanding in child development and how and when children develop their abilities.

EDU-503: Theories of Development: Concepts and Applications
 

4 credit hours This course aims at providing an in depth analysis of developmental theories and their practical applications as well as identifying different strategies that promote children’s and adolescents’ physical, cognitive, social and emotional growth.

EDU-504: Human Diversity in Education
 

4 credit hours This course examines the educational process from learners’ perspective while taking into consideration the student diverse population and their needs. In addition, the course highlights the different teaching strategies and tools that promotes learners’ success.

EDU-506: Foundation of Education
 

4 credit hours This course discusses some of the important elements and aspects of an educational system regardless of prevailing cultural, ideological and material background.

EDU-507: Technology and Education
 

4 credit hours This course examines the use of technology in education and how to incorporate in the curriculum.

EDU-508: Philosophy of Education
 

4 credit hours This course examines some of the major thinkers of education ideas in educational practice and policy with the aim of reaching a reasoned philosophy of education regardless of prevailing cultural, ideological and material background.

EDU-509: Educational Assessment
 

4 credit hours This course addresses the various assessment tools available to educators for assessing their students.

EDU 510 Foundations for Educational Leadership
 

4 credit hours This course critically analyzes historical development education administration organizational theories with special emphasis on contemporary theories. In addition, the courses discusses organization behavior concepts such as motivation, decision making and leadership.

EDU 511 School Finance and Management
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that prepares students to work in the field of K-12 Educational Administration. Consequently, the course studies the economic and political models that impact social, political and economic state of schools.

EDU 512 Public Administration and School Law
 

4 credit hours This course provides an in depth analysis of laws that affect educators and empowers them to improve public education.

EDU 513 Cross-Cultural Perspectives in Counseling Psychology
 

4 credit hours This course discusses the cultural differences reflected in world views as well as the sociopolitical nature of cultural differences. Consequently, the course helps educators and counselors to become more effective therapists within the context of cultural diversity.

EDU 516 Administration and Community Service
 

4 credit hours This course aims at developing students’ skills in public relations and community needs in order to make better decisions and improve the communication process especially during times of crisis situations.

EDU-514: Teaching Students with Learning Disabilities: Characteristics and Strategies
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that critically analyzes the different teaching techniques, strategies and material to aid children with learning disabilities to learn

EDU-515: Learning Disabilities: Assessment and Intervention
 

4 credit hours This course examines assessment principles and practices, assessment process, practical applications & considerations in assessment, general assessment considerations and assessing academic achievement.

EDU 522 Clinical Assessment: Psychological Testing
 

4 credit hours This course introduces different assessments that enable educators and counselors to become more effective clinicians. Thus, the course discusses the basis of measurements, types and assessment instruments along with their scoring.

EDU-523: Foundations of Reading: Diagnosis and Remediation
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that discusses a wide variety of teaching methods, materials and strategies that help children learn to read, diagnose their difficulties in reading, how to monitor and document student’s progress and implement corrective instruction when needed.

EDU 526 Dealing with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders: Alternative Education Theory & Practice
 

4 credit hours This course discusses theories and practices related to students with emotional and behavioral disorders and how to deal and modify their behavior.

EDU-533: Managing Pupils with Behavior Disorders
 

4 credit hours This course analytically looks at different strategies employed in specific behaviors as well as school based interventions in the context of positive behavioral support as well as the promotion of collaboration between agencies and families.

EDU 534 Counseling, Learning and Behavior Problems
 

4 credit hours This course focuses on important developmental principles, concepts and theories as well as conceptual understanding of child development with special emphasis on how and when children develop various abilities.

EDU 540 Learning Disabilities: Theory, Characteristics & Issues
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that discusses different teaching methods, materials and strategies used with children with disabilities, the changing definition and theoretical background of learning disabilities, cognition, language, personality and social characteristics of students with learning disabilities.

EDU-550: Elementary Level: Learning Disabilities Teaching Methodologies
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that aims at discussing teaching techniques, material and strategies for children with learning disabilities at the elementary level.

EDU 551 Elementary School Administration and Supervision
 

4 credit hours This course aims at discussing different management styles, role of administrators, community building, teaching and learning as well as the morale aspects of leadership. As such, the course is directed towards preparing educational leaders within a community school.

EDU 555 Counseling Skills in Education
 

4 credit hours This course aims at articulating a variety of guidance strategies that promotes emotional wellbeing of young children reduce problem behaviors and enhance their social competence.

EDU 556 Counseling in the 21st Century Schools
 

4 credit hours This course aims at discussing the means of bridging the gap between theory and practice, influencing factors in people progress as well as the role of clinicians as reflective practitioners.

EDU 557 Crisis Counseling in Schools
 

4 credit hours This course aims at providing an understanding of the practical methodologies and best practice strategies for safety and security as well as maintain continuity and integrity especially at times of crisis.

EDU-560: Secondary Level: Learning Disabilities Teaching Methodology
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that aims at discussing teaching techniques, material and strategies for children with learning disabilities at the secondary level.

EDU 561 Secondary Administration and Supervision
 

4 credit hours This course aims analytically discusses the relationship between effective communication and interpersonal relations methods for effective supervision at the secondary level.

EDU 565 Counseling Secondary School Students
 

4 credit hours This course aims at providing the means of transforming a counseling department with a reactive philosophy to a proactive one i.e. shifting the role of counselors from guidance deliverers to orchestrators through working with teachers, administrators, parents and community members.

EDU-570: General Education: Teaching Methodology for Exceptional, Diverse and At-Rick Students
 

4 credit hours This course is designed to help educators and counselors in bridging the gap between theory and practice and make a difference in students with disabilities. In addition, the course discusses the laws and current terminology in the field.

EDU 571 At-Risk Students Psychological and Social Characteristics
 

4 credit hours This course aims at analytically discussing the different means of identifying at-risk students, precipitating risk factors as well as the strategies, programs and organizations that focusing on addressing a wide range of needs present within this population.

EDU 572 Teaching Methods for At-Risk Students
 

4 credit hours This course emphasizes the different instructional practices implemented by classroom teachers as well as the procedures on how to adapt and implement curriculum adaptation in the classroom.

EDU 573 At Risk Students: Assessment Issues & Practices
 

4 credit hours This course provides an analytical understanding of the means of identifying at-risk learners, how to work with them and address their needs.

EDU 574 At Risk Students: Cognitive and Social Issues
 

4 credit hours This course provides insights into the means of identifying traits associated with at-risk students, triggering factors and strategies and approaches needed to address their present needs.

EDU 575 Curriculum Development for At- Risk Students
 

4 credit hours This course introduces the historical background of public education, what effective schools need to do, how to develop curriculum that is engaging and interesting through development of whole school programs and strategies for promoting learning for at risk students.

EDU 576 Classroom Management: Strategies for At-Risk Students
 

4 credit hours This course discusses the nature and characteristic of students with behavior disorders, assessment strategies, classification of disordered behavior as well as management and resolution of problem behavior.

EDU 580 Learning Disabilities: Neuropsychology
 

4 credit hours This course discusses the major learning disabilities theories and brain function in relation to learning and learning disabilities. Thus, the course focuses on the basic neurological elements that makes such learning possible.

EDU-699: Thesis
 

8 credit hours The student will prepare a thesis on a selected topic in collaboration with the instructor.

EDU-701: Research Design and Methodology
 

4 credit hours An Advanced course explores the meaning of research, types of research, critically analysis the various steps of designing and conducting a research.

EDU-702: American Education History
 

4 credit hours This course discusses the history of formal educational institutions as well as the intellectual, political, social and economic influencing factor on educational institutions in the United States.

EDU-703: International Education
 

4 credit hours This course provides a comparative analysis of the historical and present perspective of international education.

EDU-704: Globalization and Education
 

4 credit hours This course aims at examining global research about modern educational systems as well as their functions and role in today’s modern commercial society.

EDU-708 Theories of Learning
 

4 credit hours This course provides an examination of learning theories that apply to individual differences as well as the psychological approaches and interpretations of contemporary learning theories.

EDU-709: Educational Assessment and Evaluation
 

4 credit hours This course studies the significance of assess and evaluation to educational leaders.

EDU-710: Advanced Educational Leadership
 

4 credit hours An advanced course prepares students to work as educational administrators and superintendents through discussing leadership principles, responsibilities and skills needed to create an effective school.

EDU-712: Education: Law and Ethics
 

4 credit hours This is an advanced course that critically discusses school law theory and practices pertaining to educational leadership.

EDU-713: Educational Administration
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that discusses the how school business administration functions as well as the problems and issues faced by administrators.

EDU-714: Foundations of Educational Leadership
 

4 credit hours This course aims at providing an in depth understanding of modern leadership theories within an education setting.

EDU -715: Organizational Leadership
 

4 credit hours This course explores organizational theory and administrative functions needed to effectively manage and lea and educational organization.

EDU-716: Personnel Administration
 

4 credit hours This course analytically discusses personal administration related to planning, recruiting, selecting, placing and inducting personnel as well as legislative and influencing personnel strategies.

EDU-717: Educational Administration: Law and Legal Aspects.
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that studies school theory and practices pertaining to educational leaders.

EDU-718: Issues in Educational Administration
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that critically analyzes today’s issues and challenges facing educational leaders.

EDU-719: Principal Leadership in Education
 

4 credit hours An advanced course prepares students to work in the field of K-12 educational administration, and thus, provides an in depth understanding of the seven Educational Leaders Constitute Council (ELCC) Standards that are developed for school leaders.

EDU-720: Financial Management in School Systems
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that prepares students to work in the field of K-12 educational administration through the study of policies related to economic and political models that affect current social, political and economic state of schools.

EDU-721: Human Resource & Personal Development
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that prepares students to work in the field of K-12 educational administration through the study of human resources functions as they operate in the central office or school district level. In addition, the course will emphasize current ISLLC and ELCC Standards.

EDU-726: Instructional Leadership
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that the relationship between teachers and principals. Thus, the course discusses the teaching and learning theories as well as the practical application of curriculum.

EDU-730: Foundations of Distance Education
 

4 credit hours This course aims at providing an in depth understanding of the principles of curriculum development, instructional methods, assessment and evaluation techniques applied in a distance learning setting.

EDU-731: Methods of College Instruction
 

4 credit hours This course aims at examining various methods used in higher education as reflected in recent pedagogical trends in college classrooms. In addition, the course discusses contemporary view of educational psychology, cognition, motivation, epistemology, and personality as it relates to the American classroom.

EDU-740: Foundations of Adult Education
 

4 credit hours This course examines the theoretical and practical principles applied to meet adult learners needs besides the different adult learning theories that influences the various stages of adult learning.

EDU-741: Teaching Strategies of Adult Learners
 

4 credit hours This course provides an analysis of the theoretical and practical sides of instructional delivery in different educational settings, classroom management strategies, test construction, measurement and collaborative learning methods.

EDU-742: Helping Adult Learners
 

4 credit hours This course aims at discussing the procedures for planning, conducting and evaluating educational program for adults. In addition, the course will analyze the different means that helps educators in selecting ideas and practices that foster teaching efforts while fitting their individual content areas, teaching styles and program settings.

EDU-750: Foundations of Higher Education
 

4 credit hours This course examines the history, philosophy, scope, purpose of current trends in higher education in the United States. In addition, the course will provide an overview of the administrative issues that govern colleges and universities in the United States.

EDU-751: Administration of Higher Education
 

4 credit hours This course discusses different administrative procedures in educational institutions as well as addressing various governance patterns and policy development at the local, state and regional levels.

 

 

EDU-752: Testing: Assessment & Evaluation in Special Education
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that discusses assessment and evaluation with special emphasis on the processes and procedures for assessing students with special needs.

EDU-753: Issues in Special Education
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that critically analyzes issues in special education.

EDU-754: Special Education: Law and Ethics
 

4 credit hours An advanced curse that aims at studying current laws pertaining to children with disabilities.

EDU-755: Special Education Learning Theories
 

4 credit hours An Advanced course that provides a comprehensive overview of the field of special education with special emphasis on the study of positive effects of thirty years of IDEA, 15 years of ADA and many years of social activism on the lives of people with disabilities, their families and educators who work with them.

EDU-756: ADD/ADHD: Contemporary Issues and Treatment
 

4 credit hours This course covers u-to-date research and articles on ADD/ADHD as well as the different strategies and techniques of teaching those individuals

EDU- 760: Advanced Learning Theories
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that critically discusses learning theory in education with special emphasis on behavioral and social cognitive theories.

EDU-899: Dissertation
 

8 credit hours The candidate for doctoral degree will be asked to provide an in depth research of a topic that adds value to the discipline.

ENG-101: English Writing Skills
 

4 credit hours An essential course for earning a university degree as prepares students to use the essential tools and techniques to write paragraphs and essays.

ENG-120: English Writing and Research
 

4 credit hours This course prepares student in writing research papers through understanding basic principles or critical reading, use of printed and electronic sources as well as laying the foundation for writing effective research.

ENG-201: English Writing Skills II
 

4 credit hours This course aims at enhancing the writing skills with special emphasis on spelling, grammar, punctuations and writing styles.

ENG-220: Critical Writing
 

4 credit hours This course aims at developing the skills in critical reading and writing with special emphasis on how to express your voice.

ENT-201: Principles of Entrepreneurship
 

4 credit hours This course aims at increasing students’ knowledge base in entrepreneurship concepts and process. In addition, the course discusses the means to developing entrepreneurial opportunity, its feasibility and launching and new venture.

ENT-401: Family Business Management
 

4 credit hours This course focuses on management challenges that face small and family businesses through exploring family business models, process and business life cycle in addition to the risks involved in family businesses.

ENT-402: Social Entrepreneurship
 

4 credit hours The objective of this course is to expose students to field of social entrepreneurship through discussing mechanics and methods of how to start and manage a social enterprise. In addition, the course describes the concept of social intrapreneurism

ENT- 403: New Ventures Development
 

4 credit hours This course prepares students to start their own small business. The course discusses how to evaluate various opportunities, assess resources requirements and how to enter into a successful business.

ENT-499: Capstone Project
 

8 credit hours A research course where the student is required to choose a topic in collaboration with the instructor and then prepares a research paper on it.

FIN-101: Principles of Finance
 

4 credit hours A foundational course that aims at providing the basic finance concepts and functions that allows students to understand accounting language and acumen.

FIN-205: Entrepreneurial Finance
 

4 credit hours This course discusses the means of taking financing decisions in small and medium enterprises, how financial forecasts are developed as well as how valuation of small and medium enterprises are undertaken from the entrepreneur and investor perspective.

FIN-301: Money and Banking
 

4 credit hours This course addresses the theory of money, banking and financial institutions. Thus, the course explains from the existence of money, price and output fluctuations, monetary policy and asset returns.

FIN-302: Financial Analysis I
 

4 credit hours An intermediate course that aims at providing students with an understanding of the financial decision making process with special emphasis on short term and long term analysis, forecasting and budgeting methods.

FIN-303: Principles of Investment
 

4 credit hours This course aims at providing an understanding of investment theories, structure of capital markets, portfolio management, asset pricing theories as well as equity and debt securities valuation.

FIN-401: Risk Management
 

4 credit hours This course examines risk management principles, process and strategies to deal with risk as well as improve financial performance.

FIN-402: Financial Analysis II
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that provides an in depth understanding of business analysis and valuation, assessment of organization’s performance and. risk, as well as forecasting future performance.

FIN-403: Investment Analysis
 

4 credit hours The courses discusses the analysis of equities, fixed income securities as well as derivatives instruments.

FIN-499: Capstone Project:
 

8 credit hours A research course where the student is required to choose a topic in collaboration with the instructor and then prepares a research paper on it.

FIN-601: Corporate Finance
 

4 credit hours This course examines the theories and their practical application related to financial policy, financial instruments and valuation that helps managers in strategic decision making.

FIN-602: Advanced Financial Analysis I
 

4 credit hours This course aims at providing an in depth understanding of managerial accounting and finance concepts and techniques with special emphasis on financial budgeting, cost analysis, internal control analysis and investment evaluation. Thus, the course upgrades the students’ abilities to make effective managerial decisions.

FIN-603: Advanced Financial Analysis II
 

4 credit hours This course provides an in depth analytical understanding of complex areas in financial reporting. Consequently, the course covers advanced techniques for interpretation of annual reports.

FIN-699: Thesis
 

8 credit hours The student will prepare a thesis on a selected topic in collaboration with the instructor.

FIN-702: Advanced Budgeting
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that examines the different types of budgets, budget analysis, budget strategies and tactics besides assessment of operating and capital budgets.

FIN-801: Corporate Finance
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that examines the major concepts in managerial finance especially those pertaining to capital budgeting, cost of capital, company valuation, investment and financing policies.

 

 

GFC-101: Death and Dying I
 

4 credit hours This course discusses the skills needed to practice grief counseling roles through introducing death, dying and grief counseling approaches.

GFC-201: Death and Dying II
 

4 credit hours An intermediate course introduces the importance of understanding the fundamental aspects of death, dying and bereavement for individuals and societies.

GFC-202: Death and Dying: Psychological Issues
 

4 credit hours A foundational course that aims at discussing the grief counseling roles and skills as well as an understanding of the main psychological aspects related to death and dying.

GFC-300: Grief: Counseling and Therapy
 

4 credit hours This courses the issues related to grief counseling and therapy and how to provide support services and attend to the needs of the bereaved.

GFC-301: Death and Dying III
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that discusses aspects related to death, dying and bereavement and how they relate to individuals and societies as a whole.

GFC-302: End of Life Issues
 

4 credit hours This course prepares students in identifying the needs of the bereaved in a variety of grief support roles. Thus, this course lays the foundation in psychological, societal, spiritual and interpersonal understanding and how to assess concerning during end of life process.

GFC-310: Death and Dying: World Religions
 

4 credit hours This course examines the perspective of death and dying in relation to world religions. As such, the course will explore both Eastern and western philosophies as well as the personal aspects of death.

GFC-401: Children and Grief
 

4 credit hours This course examines bereavement issues, family and child therapy and developmental psychopathology.

GFC-402: Cultural Issues in Grief Counseling
 

4 credit hours This course prepares students to work in grief support services through understanding the foundations of cultural issues and theories related to death and dying.

GFC-403: Caring for Dying and Bereaved
 

4 credit hours This tools equips students with the necessary tools and approached of how to care for the dying and bereaved.

GFC-499: Capstone Project
 

8 credit hours A research course where the student is required to choose a topic in collaboration with the instructor and then prepares a research paper on it.

GFC-501: Research Methodology
 

4 credit hours This course explores the meaning of research, types of research, critically analysis the various steps of conducting a research and the different techniques for conducting a research.

GFC-502: Advanced Death and Dying
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that discusses aspects related to death, dying and bereavement and how they relate to individuals and societies as a whole.

GFC 503: Advanced Grief Therapy
 

4 credit hours This course aims at providing students with the necessary tools and approaches that helps in identifying and resolving conflicts of separation which prohibits the completion of mourning tasks in people whose grief is absent, excessive, delayed or prolonged.

GFC-504: Near and After Death
 

4 credit hours This course examines the ways of discovering the meaning of life and death and approaches to confronting such reality.

GFC-505: Advanced Grief Counseling
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that discusses the theories and methodologies related to grief counseling

GFC-506: Counseling Dying Patients
 

4 credit hours This course aims at introducing the influencing factors on counseling as well as the intervention techniques.

GFC-507: Counseling: Theories and Techniques I
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that cover the foundation, theories and practices of counseling.

GFC-508: Advanced Counseling Ethics I
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that discusses the professional code of ethics in counseling.

GFC-509: Counseling Children
 

4 credit hours This course is designed to provide the theoretical and clinical applications required for working with children facing grief and loss taking into consideration to dynamics of death, dying and grief.

GFC-699: Thesis
 

8 credit hours The student will prepare a thesis on a selected topic in collaboration with the instructor.

GFC-701: Research Design and Methodology
 

4 credit hours An Advanced course explores the meaning of research, types of research, critically analysis the various steps of designing and conducting a research.

GFC-702: Sudden Loss and Grief
 

4 credit hours This course aims at discussing problems and issues related sudden loss and its special problems to survivors.

GFC-703: Clinical Dimensions of Anticipated Mourning
 

4 credit hours This course discusses the generic operations of mourning within the context of adaptation demands caused by experiences of loss and trauma, is stimulated in response to the awareness of life-threatening or terminal illness in oneself or a significant other and the recognition of associated losses in the past, present and future.

GFC-704: Treatment of Complicated Mourning
 

4 credit hours This course provides an overview of the fundamentals required to place complicated mourning in the proper context and addresses concerns related to assessment and treatment of complicated mourning.

GFC-705: Advanced Children and Grief
 

4 credit hours This course discusses the work on bereavement issues, family and child therapy and developmental psychopathology.

GFC-806: Death, Dying and Grief
 

4 credit hours This course is designed to provide practical, specific intervention strategies in grief, dying and death.

GFC-808: Advanced Counseling: Theories and Techniques II
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that aims at providing an in depth understanding of the theories and practices of counseling .

GFC-809: Crisis Counseling
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that discusses the concepts and principles of crisis counseling from the point of view of cognitive and brief therapy

GFC-810: Advanced Multicultural Counseling
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that critically examines the meaning of death, how it is faced and what happens after physical death as viewed by different cultures and their associated religions.

GFC-899: Dissertation
 

8 credit hours The candidate for doctoral degree will be asked to provide an in depth research of a topic that adds value to the discipline.

HIS-101: American History
 

4 credit hours An exciting course that discusses the different stages that led to the creation of the United States from colonialism on to early stages of the civil war and reconstruction.

HIS-102: Islamic History and Culture
 

4 credit hours This course aims at studying the Islamic history with special emphasis on the life of Prophet Mohamed and Sahabah (Prophet Mohamed Companions).

HIS-202: Europe: Age of Revolution & Reform
 

4 credit hours This course explores the period from 1789 – 1914 with special emphasis on capitalism, nationalism, socialism and imperialism.

HIS-203: Europe in the 20th Century
 

4 credit hours This course covers the period from 1800-present with special emphasis on European and international socio-economic politics.

HRM-101: Principles of Human Resources Management
 

4 credit hours An introductory course that aims at introducing students to the basic principles of human resources management and its important role in organizational success.

HRM-201: Human Resources Management Process
 

4 credit hours This course introduces students to basic requirements of for effective human resources management process. In addition, the course critically analyzes the human resources management planning process and tools.

HRM-202: Recruitment and Selection
 

4 credit hours This course introduces students to basic requirements of for effective human resources management process. In addition, the course critically analyzes the human resources management planning process and tools.

HRM-203: Labor Law
 

4 credit hours This course focuses on providing an in depth understanding of basic employment and labor laws. In addition, the course addresses the legal issue related to handling an employment/labor case.

HRM-204: Health and Safety in workplace
 

4 credit hours This course provides students with a practical and theoretical understanding of health and safety in the workplace.

HRM-301: Labor Relations
 

4 credit hours This course aims at exploring labor relations issues and the changing relations at the workplace as well as the collective bargaining process in practice.

HRM-401: Compensations and Benefits
 

4 credit hours This course aims at providing students with an in depth understanding on how to develop an effective compensation system. Thus, the course analytically discusses the different methods for developing a pay structure, incentive systems as well as benefits schemes.

HRM-402: Training and Development
 

4 credit hours This course discusses the various methods of the different stages of training and development process.

HRM-403: Performance Management
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that discusses the various methods of the different stages of training and development process.

HRM-499: Capstone Project
 

8 credit hours A research course where the student is required to choose a topic in collaboration with the instructor and then prepares a research paper on it.

HRM-601: Advanced Strategic Human Resources Management
 

4 credit hours This course provides a solid understanding of the strategic role of human resources management process and functions in contemporary business environment.

HRM-602: Organization Design
 

4 credit hours This course examines the theories and tools needed for effective organization design, critical analysis of the organization design process and methods that link process, skills and attitudes that are required for effective organization design.

HRM-604: Talent Acquisition and Development:
 

4 credit hours This course has two main goals. The first objective is related to strategic approaches and techniques related to recruitment and selection and the second objective is related to training and development strategies and tools.

HRM-605: Reward and Performance Management
 

4 credit hours This course focuses on the theoretical and practical framework for developing performance management systems as well as how those systems related to other human resources management systems. In addition, the course discusses the different methods for developing effective performance management systems that links reward to performance.

HRM-699: Thesis
 

8 credit hours The student will prepare a thesis on a selected topic in collaboration with the instructor.

HRM-801: Advanced Strategies in Human Resources Management:
 

4 credit hours This course examines the human resources management functions from a strategic perspective. Thus, this course focuses on how to develop and implement effective, effective and ethical human resources practices that enable the organization to achieve its strategic direction.

HRM-802: Organization Design
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that aims a examining the various theoretical approaches needed to design an effective job design and organizationalstructures and processes.

HRM-804: Human Resources Management Theories
 

4 credit hours This advanced course explores the advanced concepts and theories of human resources management and their practical application. In addition, the course explores contemporary practices and the means to establish a integrated human resources management system..

HRM-805: Global Human Resources Management
 

4 credit hours This course explores the challenges organizations face as a result of internationalization of business. Thus, the course covers the impact such challenges on the human resources functions from a strategic and operational perspective

HRM-890: HR Seminar: Readings in Global HRM Issues
 

4 credit hours The student will be introduced to list of reading in contemporary issues in global human resources management as well as academic debates in human resources management issues and the student has to provide an analytical and integrated view of those readings.

HRM-899: Dissertation
 

8 credit hours The candidate for doctoral degree will be asked to provide an in depth research of a topic that adds value to the discipline.

IAC-201: Financial Accounting for Islamic Banks
 

4 credit hours This course provides an analytical understanding of concepts, approaches and objectives of financial accounting adopted in Islamic financial institutions and within the principles of Islamic rules.

IAC-310: Financial Statements in Islamic Banks
 

4 credit hours This course aims at discussing the different approaches to present financial information in Islamic banking.

IFN-201: Islamic Banking and Finance
 

4 credit hours This course aims at providing an understanding of the fundamental principles of Islamic banking and finance as well as compare the approaches adopted by Islamic Banking to conventional banking.

IFN-301: Islamic Financial Systems
 

4 credit hours This course discusses the concepts of financial systems within the context of the principles of Islam. In addition, the course examines the different modes of Islamic financing. In addition, the course highlights the concept of prohibition of interest (Riba).

IFN-302: Islamic Banking Operations
 

4 credit hours This course aims at exploring the operation of banks in accordance to Islamic jurisprudence and Shariah. In addition, the course provides an overview of how Islamic banks cooperate with conventional banks.

IFN-310: Islamic Banking: Products/Services
 

4 credit hours This course provides an in depth understanding of Islamic financial products as well as the Islamic principles related to stocks and sukuk as an Islamic market instrument.

IFN-311: Islamic Financing: Partnership Based
 

4 credit hours This course aims at discussing the different modes of Islamic financing that takes the form of partnership

IFN-313: Islamic Financing: Rental Based
 

4 credit hours This course aims at discussing the different modes of Islamic financing that are rental based

IFN-314: Islamic Standards
 

4 credit hours This course aims at discussing AAOIFI Shariah standard (Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions) pertaining to Islamic Financing.

IFN-320: Islamic Insurance: Takaful
 

4 credit hours This course aims at introducing the concepts and principles of Takaful, types of Islamic cooperative insurance instruments, how Takaful system operates as well as the core differences between Takaful and conventional insurance system.

IFN-410: Islamic Law of Contract
 

4 credit hours This course aims at providing the guiding rules and principles for contracts that comply with Shariah and Islamic jurisprudence.

IFN-420: Risk Management in Islam
 

4 credit hours This course aims at introducing the general concept of risk and its types as well as the Islamic view of risk management. In addition, the course discusses IFSB (Islamic Financial Services Board) standard on risk management, IFSB standard of corporate governance and how the liability side of the balance sheet is represented in Islamic financial institutions.

IFN-430: Islamic Capital Market
 

4 credit hours This course aims at providing an in depth understanding of the guiding principles of Islamic capital markets and the various instruments of Islamic investment.

IFN-499: Capstone Project
 

8 credit hours A research course where the student is required to choose a topic in collaboration with the instructor and then prepares a research paper on it.

IFN-502: Advanced Islamic Banking Operations I
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that provides an analytical comparison between Islamic banking and conventional banking systems and how the two system cooperate wit one another. In addition, the course critically examines the liability and asset sides of the balance sheet in Islamic banks as well as how Islamic banks operate.

IFN-510: Advanced Islamic Banking: Products/Services
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that critically discusses a wide variety of Islamic financial products and services as well as comparing them with the products and services provided by conventional banks.

IFN-520: Islamic Insurance: Takaful
 

4 credit hours An advanced course critically compares conventional insurance and Takaful. In addition, the course analyzes the basic Takaful models of operation – family Takaful and business Takaful.

IFN-602: Advanced Islamic Commercial Law and Contracts I
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that discusses the foundations and types of contracts supported by the Shariah and Islamic jurisprudence. Thus, the course emphasizes rules of loan and debt, concept of partnership and diminishing partnership, forward sales, and leasing that conform to the principles of Islam.

IFN-630 Islamic Banking and Finance Globalization
 

4 credit hours This course reviews international Islamic financial institutions standards such as those provided by IFSB (Islamic Financial Services Board) and AAOIFI (Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions).

IFN-699: Thesis
 

8 credit hours The student will prepare a thesis on a selected topic in collaboration with the instructor.

IFN-702: Advanced Islamic Banking and Finance Law II
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that critically examines the various approaches to interpreting conceptual theories and concepts underpinning the Islamic Banking Law

IFN-720: Islamic Insurance and Re-insurance: Takaful and Re-Takaful
 

4 credit hours This is an advanced course that examines the concept and operating principles of Takaful as opposed to conventional insurance. In addition, the course examines the different tools of Takaful and Re-Takaful as well as the financial and accounting issues related to them.

IFN-890: Islamic Banking and Finance Seminar
 

4 credit hours The student will be introduced to list of reading in contemporary issues in Islamic banking and finance as well as academic debates and the student has to provide an analytical and integrated view of those readings.

IFN-891: Islamic Jurisprudence and Shariah and Islamic Banking and Finance Seminar
 

4 credit hours The student will be introduced to list of reading in contemporary issues in Islamic banking and finance as well as academic debates and the student has to provide an analytical and integrated view of those readings.

IFN-899: Dissertation
 

4 credit hours The candidate for doctoral degree will be asked to provide an in depth research of a topic that adds value to the discipline.

INT 101: INT Fundamentals
 

4 credit hours A foundational course that aims at introducing the basic concepts of information technology

INT 110: Computer Ethics
 

4 credit hours This course aims at providing an understanding of the legal, ethical and societal implications of information technology. As such, the course covers issues such as file sharing, infringement of intellectual property, security risks, Internet crime, identity theft, employee surveillance, privacy, compliance, social networking, and ethics of IT corporations.

INT 260: Web Technologies
 

4 credit hours A foundational course that aims at providing an understanding of the basics of web design including HTML as CSS3

INT 300: Information Security
 

4 credit hours A foundational course that aims at introducing the key concepts in the field of information security and assurance.

INT 320: Computer Programming
 

4 credit hours A foundational course that develops the skills needed to become a computer programmer or developer using C#.NET. as well as Visual Studio.Net IDE and powerful C# concepts and techniques needed for building applications.

FIN-702: Advanced Budgeting
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that examines the different types of budgets, budget analysis, budget strategies and tactics besides assessment of operating and capital budgets.

FIN-801: Corporate Finance
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that examines the major concepts in managerial finance especially those pertaining to capital budgeting, cost of capital, company valuation, investment and financing policies.

GFC-101: Death and Dying I
 

4 credit hours This course discusses the skills needed to practice grief counseling roles through introducing death, dying and grief counseling approaches.

GFC-201: Death and Dying II
 

4 credit hours An intermediate course introduces the importance of understanding the fundamental aspects of death, dying and bereavement for individuals and societies.

GFC-202: Death and Dying: Psychological Issues
 

4 credit hours A foundational course that aims at discussing the grief counseling roles and skills as well as an understanding of the main psychological aspects related to death and dying.

GFC-300: Grief: Counseling and Therapy
 

4 credit hours This courses the issues related to grief counseling and therapy and how to provide support services and attend to the needs of the bereaved.

GFC-301: Death and Dying III
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that discusses aspects related to death, dying and bereavement and how they relate to individuals and societies as a whole.

GFC-302: End of Life Issues
 

4 credit hours This course prepares students in identifying the needs of the bereaved in a variety of grief support roles. Thus, this course lays the foundation in psychological, societal, spiritual and interpersonal understanding and how to assess concerning during end of life process.

GFC-310: Death and Dying: World Religions
 

4 credit hours This course examines the perspective of death and dying in relation to world religions. As such, the course will explore both Eastern and western philosophies as well as the personal aspects of death.

GFC-401: Children and Grief
 

4 credit hours This course examines bereavement issues, family and child therapy and developmental psychopathology.

GFC-402: Cultural Issues in Grief Counseling
 

4 credit hours This course prepares students to work in grief support services through understanding the foundations of cultural issues and theories related to death and dying.

GFC-403: Caring for Dying and Bereaved
 

4 credit hours This tools equips students with the necessary tools and approached of how to care for the dying and bereaved.

GFC-499: Capstone Project
 

8 credit hours A research course where the student is required to choose a topic in collaboration with the instructor and then prepares a research paper on it.

GFC-501: Research Methodology
 

4 credit hours This course explores the meaning of research, types of research, critically analysis the various steps of conducting a research and the different techniques for conducting a research.

GFC-502: Advanced Death and Dying
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that discusses aspects related to death, dying and bereavement and how they relate to individuals and societies as a whole.

GFC 503: Advanced Grief Therapy
 

4 credit hours This course aims at providing students with the necessary tools and approaches that helps in identifying and resolving conflicts of separation which prohibits the completion of mourning tasks in people whose grief is absent, excessive, delayed or prolonged.

GFC-504: Near and After Death
 

4 credit hours This course examines the ways of discovering the meaning of life and death and approaches to confronting such reality.

GFC-505: Advanced Grief Counseling
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that discusses the theories and methodologies related to grief counseling

GFC-506: Counseling Dying Patients
 

4 credit hours This course aims at introducing the influencing factors on counseling as well as the intervention techniques.

GFC-507: Counseling: Theories and Techniques I
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that cover the foundation, theories and practices of counseling.

GFC-508: Advanced Counseling Ethics I
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that discusses the professional code of ethics in counseling.

GFC-509: Counseling Children
 

4 credit hours This course is designed to provide the theoretical and clinical applications required for working with children facing grief and loss taking into consideration to dynamics of death, dying and grief.

GFC-699: Thesis
 

8 credit hours The student will prepare a thesis on a selected topic in collaboration with the instructor.

GFC-701: Research Design and Methodology
 

4 credit hours An Advanced course explores the meaning of research, types of research, critically analysis the various steps of designing and conducting a research.

GFC-702: Sudden Loss and Grief
 

4 credit hours This course aims at discussing problems and issues related sudden loss and its special problems to survivors.

GFC-703: Clinical Dimensions of Anticipated Mourning
 

4 credit hours This course discusses the generic operations of mourning within the context of adaptation demands caused by experiences of loss and trauma, is stimulated in response to the awareness of life-threatening or terminal illness in oneself or a significant other and the recognition of associated losses in the past, present and future.

GFC-704: Treatment of Complicated Mourning
 

4 credit hours This course provides an overview of the fundamentals required to place complicated mourning in the proper context and addresses concerns related to assessment and treatment of complicated mourning.

GFC-705: Advanced Children and Grief
 

4 credit hours This course discusses the work on bereavement issues, family and child therapy and developmental psychopathology.

GFC-806: Death, Dying and Grief
 

4 credit hours This course is designed to provide practical, specific intervention strategies in grief, dying and death.

GFC-808: Advanced Counseling: Theories and Techniques II
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that aims at providing an in depth understanding of the theories and practices of counseling .

GFC-809: Crisis Counseling
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that discusses the concepts and principles of crisis counseling from the point of view of cognitive and brief therapy

GFC-810: Advanced Multicultural Counseling
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that critically examines the meaning of death, how it is faced and what happens after physical death as viewed by different cultures and their associated religions.

GFC-899: Dissertation
 

8 credit hours The candidate for doctoral degree will be asked to provide an in depth research of a topic that adds value to the discipline.

HIS-101: American History
 

4 credit hours An exciting course that discusses the different stages that led to the creation of the United States from colonialism on to early stages of the civil war and reconstruction.

HIS-102: Islamic History and Culture
 

4 credit hours This course aims at studying the Islamic history with special emphasis on the life of Prophet Mohamed and Sahabah (Prophet Mohamed Companions).

HIS-202: Europe: Age of Revolution & Reform
 

4 credit hours This course explores the period from 1789 – 1914 with special emphasis on capitalism, nationalism, socialism and imperialism.

HIS-203: Europe in the 20th Century
 

4 credit hours This course covers the period from 1800-present with special emphasis on European and international socio-economic politics.

HRM-101: Principles of Human Resources Management
 

4 credit hours An introductory course that aims at introducing students to the basic principles of human resources management and its important role in organizational success.

HRM-201: Human Resources Management Process
 

4 credit hours This course introduces students to basic requirements of for effective human resources management process. In addition, the course critically analyzes the human resources management planning process and tools.

HRM-202: Recruitment and Selection
 

4 credit hours This course introduces students to basic requirements of for effective human resources management process. In addition, the course critically analyzes the human resources management planning process and tools.

HRM-203: Labor Law
 

4 credit hours This course focuses on providing an in depth understanding of basic employment and labor laws. In addition, the course addresses the legal issue related to handling an employment/labor case.

HRM-204: Health and Safety in workplace
 

4 credit hours This course provides students with a practical and theoretical understanding of health and safety in the workplace.

HRM-301: Labor Relations
 

4 credit hours This course aims at exploring labor relations issues and the changing relations at the workplace as well as the collective bargaining process in practice.

HRM-401: Compensations and Benefits
 

4 credit hours This course aims at providing students with an in depth understanding on how to develop an effective compensation system. Thus, the course analytically discusses the different methods for developing a pay structure, incentive systems as well as benefits schemes.

HRM-402: Training and Development
 

4 credit hours This course discusses the various methods of the different stages of training and development process.

HRM-403: Performance Management
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that discusses the various methods of the different stages of training and development process.

HRM-499: Capstone Project
 

8 credit hours A research course where the student is required to choose a topic in collaboration with the instructor and then prepares a research paper on it.

HRM-601: Advanced Strategic Human Resources Management
 

4 credit hours This course provides a solid understanding of the strategic role of human resources management process and functions in contemporary business environment.

HRM-602: Organization Design
 

4 credit hours This course examines the theories and tools needed for effective organization design, critical analysis of the organization design process and methods that link process, skills and attitudes that are required for effective organization design.

HRM-604: Talent Acquisition and Development:
 

4 credit hours This course has two main goals. The first objective is related to strategic approaches and techniques related to recruitment and selection and the second objective is related to training and development strategies and tools.

HRM-605: Reward and Performance Management
 

4 credit hours This course focuses on the theoretical and practical framework for developing performance management systems as well as how those systems related to other human resources management systems. In addition, the course discusses the different methods for developing effective performance management systems that links reward to performance.

HRM-699: Thesis
 

8 credit hours The student will prepare a thesis on a selected topic in collaboration with the instructor.

HRM-801: Advanced Strategies in Human Resources Management:
 

4 credit hours This course examines the human resources management functions from a strategic perspective. Thus, this course focuses on how to develop and implement effective, effective and ethical human resources practices that enable the organization to achieve its strategic direction.

HRM-802: Organization Design
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that aims a examining the various theoretical approaches needed to design an effective job design and organizationalstructures and processes.

HRM-804: Human Resources Management Theories
 

4 credit hours This advanced course explores the advanced concepts and theories of human resources management and their practical application. In addition, the course explores contemporary practices and the means to establish a integrated human resources management system..

HRM-805: Global Human Resources Management
 

4 credit hours This course explores the challenges organizations face as a result of internationalization of business. Thus, the course covers the impact such challenges on the human resources functions from a strategic and operational perspective

HRM-890: HR Seminar: Readings in Global HRM Issues
 

4 credit hours The student will be introduced to list of reading in contemporary issues in global human resources management as well as academic debates in human resources management issues and the student has to provide an analytical and integrated view of those readings.

HRM-899: Dissertation
 

8 credit hours The candidate for doctoral degree will be asked to provide an in depth research of a topic that adds value to the discipline.

IAC-201: Financial Accounting for Islamic Banks
 

4 credit hours This course provides an analytical understanding of concepts, approaches and objectives of financial accounting adopted in Islamic financial institutions and within the principles of Islamic rules.

IAC-310: Financial Statements in Islamic Banks
 

4 credit hours This course aims at discussing the different approaches to present financial information in Islamic banking.

IFN-201: Islamic Banking and Finance
 

4 credit hours This course aims at providing an understanding of the fundamental principles of Islamic banking and finance as well as compare the approaches adopted by Islamic Banking to conventional banking.

IFN-301: Islamic Financial Systems
 

4 credit hours This course discusses the concepts of financial systems within the context of the principles of Islam. In addition, the course examines the different modes of Islamic financing. In addition, the course highlights the concept of prohibition of interest (Riba).

IFN-302: Islamic Banking Operations
 

4 credit hours This course aims at exploring the operation of banks in accordance to Islamic jurisprudence and Shariah. In addition, the course provides an overview of how Islamic banks cooperate with conventional banks.

IFN-310: Islamic Banking: Products/Services
 

4 credit hours This course provides an in depth understanding of Islamic financial products as well as the Islamic principles related to stocks and sukuk as an Islamic market instrument.

IFN-311: Islamic Financing: Partnership Based
 

4 credit hours This course aims at discussing the different modes of Islamic financing that takes the form of partnership

IFN-313: Islamic Financing: Rental Based
 

4 credit hours This course aims at discussing the different modes of Islamic financing that are rental based

IFN-314: Islamic Standards
 

4 credit hours This course aims at discussing AAOIFI Shariah standard (Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions) pertaining to Islamic Financing.

IFN-320: Islamic Insurance: Takaful
 

4 credit hours This course aims at introducing the concepts and principles of Takaful, types of Islamic cooperative insurance instruments, how Takaful system operates as well as the core differences between Takaful and conventional insurance system.

IFN-410: Islamic Law of Contract
 

4 credit hours This course aims at providing the guiding rules and principles for contracts that comply with Shariah and Islamic jurisprudence.

IFN-420: Risk Management in Islam
 

4 credit hours This course aims at introducing the general concept of risk and its types as well as the Islamic view of risk management. In addition, the course discusses IFSB (Islamic Financial Services Board) standard on risk management, IFSB standard of corporate governance and how the liability side of the balance sheet is represented in Islamic financial institutions.

IFN-430: Islamic Capital Market
 

4 credit hours This course aims at providing an in depth understanding of the guiding principles of Islamic capital markets and the various instruments of Islamic investment.

IFN-499: Capstone Project
 

8 credit hours A research course where the student is required to choose a topic in collaboration with the instructor and then prepares a research paper on it.

IFN-502: Advanced Islamic Banking Operations I
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that provides an analytical comparison between Islamic banking and conventional banking systems and how the two system cooperate wit one another. In addition, the course critically examines the liability and asset sides of the balance sheet in Islamic banks as well as how Islamic banks operate.

IFN-510: Advanced Islamic Banking: Products/Services
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that critically discusses a wide variety of Islamic financial products and services as well as comparing them with the products and services provided by conventional banks.

IFN-520: Islamic Insurance: Takaful
 

4 credit hours An advanced course critically compares conventional insurance and Takaful. In addition, the course analyzes the basic Takaful models of operation – family Takaful and business Takaful.

IFN-602: Advanced Islamic Commercial Law and Contracts I
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that discusses the foundations and types of contracts supported by the Shariah and Islamic jurisprudence. Thus, the course emphasizes rules of loan and debt, concept of partnership and diminishing partnership, forward sales, and leasing that conform to the principles of Islam.

IFN-630 Islamic Banking and Finance Globalization
 

4 credit hours This course reviews international Islamic financial institutions standards such as those provided by IFSB (Islamic Financial Services Board) and AAOIFI (Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions).

IFN-699: Thesis
 

8 credit hours The student will prepare a thesis on a selected topic in collaboration with the instructor.

IFN-702: Advanced Islamic Banking and Finance Law II
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that critically examines the various approaches to interpreting conceptual theories and concepts underpinning the Islamic Banking Law

IFN-720: Islamic Insurance and Re-insurance: Takaful and Re-Takaful
 

4 credit hours This is an advanced course that examines the concept and operating principles of Takaful as opposed to conventional insurance. In addition, the course examines the different tools of Takaful and Re-Takaful as well as the financial and accounting issues related to them.

IFN-890: Islamic Banking and Finance Seminar
 

4 credit hours The student will be introduced to list of reading in contemporary issues in Islamic banking and finance as well as academic debates and the student has to provide an analytical and integrated view of those readings.

IFN-891: Islamic Jurisprudence and Shariah and Islamic Banking and Finance Seminar
 

4 credit hours The student will be introduced to list of reading in contemporary issues in Islamic banking and finance as well as academic debates and the student has to provide an analytical and integrated view of those readings.

IFN-899: Dissertation
 

4 credit hours The candidate for doctoral degree will be asked to provide an in depth research of a topic that adds value to the discipline.

INT 101: INT Fundamentals
 

4 credit hours A foundational course that aims at introducing the basic concepts of information technology

INT 110: Computer Ethics
 

4 credit hours This course aims at providing an understanding of the legal, ethical and societal implications of information technology. As such, the course covers issues such as file sharing, infringement of intellectual property, security risks, Internet crime, identity theft, employee surveillance, privacy, compliance, social networking, and ethics of IT corporations.

INT 260: Web Technologies
 

4 credit hours A foundational course that aims at providing an understanding of the basics of web design including HTML as CSS3

INT 300: Information Security
 

4 credit hours A foundational course that aims at introducing the key concepts in the field of information security and assurance.

INT 320: Computer Programming
 

4 credit hours A foundational course that develops the skills needed to become a computer programmer or developer using C#.NET. as well as Visual Studio.Net IDE and powerful C# concepts and techniques needed for building applications.

INT 340: Database Systems
 

4 credit hours This course aims at providing an understanding of the basic concepts for designing, using and implementing database systems.

INT 360: Web Development I
 

4 credit hours This course aims at developing the skills in web design and creation using HTML and XHTML as well as CSS.

INT 400: Object Oriented Technologies
 

4 credit hours This course aims at providing an understanding of the basic concepts of programming from an object-oriented perspective with special emphasis on modern software engineering and design principles. In addition, the course covers structured programming concepts.

INT 420: Web Programming
 

4 credit hours This course aims at discussing major areas in Java language and introduces the key components of the Java Foundation Class Library.

INT 430: IT Analysis and Design
 

4 credit hours This course discusses the basics and standards of system analysis and design as well as the best practices in the field.

INT 440: Database Applications
 

4 credit hours This course aims at providing an in depth understanding of the advanced features of SQL language and how it is used in database query.

INT 450: Networking & Telecommunications
 

4 credit hours This course discusses in details the field of computer networking including its concepts and vocabulary of networking technology. In addition, the course covers a comprehensive introduction on telecommunications.

INT 460: Operating Systems
 

4 credit hours This course aims at providing an in depth understanding of desktop and network operating systems including installation, upgrading, file system organization, security, and network connectivity.

INT-499: Capstone Project
 

8 credit hours A research course where the student is required to choose a topic in collaboration with the instructor and then prepares a research paper on it.

 

 

ISS-101: Shariah and Islamic Jurisprudence I
 

4 credit hours This course aims at introducing the principles of Islamic Jurisprudence (Fiqh), reasoning methods adopted by various schools of jurisprudence in interpreting Islamic law and the objectives and roles of Shariah.

ISS-501: Advanced Shariah & Islamic Jurisprudence I
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that aims at critically analyzing the principles of Islamic Jurisprudence (Fiqh), reasoning methods adopted by various schools of jurisprudence in interpreting Islamic law and the objectives and roles of Shariah.

ISS-701: Advanced Shariah & Islamic Jurisprudence II
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that aims at critically analyzing the principles of Islamic Jurisprudence (Fiqh), reasoning methods adopted by various schools of jurisprudence in interpreting Islamic law and the objectives and roles of Shariah.

 

 

JOR-230: Media Research
 

4 credit hours This course aims at discussing journalistic research, copywriting and web research techniques.

JOR-330: Writing for the Media I
 

4 credit hours This course aims at introducing the major forms of media writing including writing for public relation, journalism and electronic media.

JOR-430: News Writing and Reporting I
 

4 credit hours An intermediate level course that develops the skills of writing and reporting as well as production of stories across different media platforms.

JOR-431: Magazine Writing
 

4 credit hours This course aims at introducing the different techniques and structures for long form nonfiction writing.

JOR-432: Feature Writing
 

4 credit hours This course introduces the different approaches to feature writing and how to develop your own writing style.

JOR-433: Science Writing and Reporting
 

4 credit hours This course aims at developing the skills on how to write accurate and engaging news about scientific research and complex issues.

JOR-434: Multimedia Journalism
 

4 credit hours This course focuses on online journalism reporting as well as cyber law.

JOR-435: Writing for the Media II
 

4 credit hours An intermediate level course that aims at analyzing the major forms of media writing including writing for public relation, journalism and electronic media.

JOR-440: Editorial, Columns and Reviews
 

4 credit hours This course discusses the different ways of writing editorials, columns and reviews for newspapers, magazines and online media.

JOR-499: Capstone Project
 

4 credit hours This is the final course in the concentration. In this course, students will be required to choose a topic in journalism and write a comprehensive research on it.

JOR-601: Journalism Research
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that critically analyzes the different methodologies and techniques of research and investigative methods.

JOR-610: Reporting and News Writing II
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that analytically discusses the various steps of reporting and writing process and how to cover the full range of news stories in the newsroom.

JOR-620: Business and Finance Newswriting and Reporting
 

4 credit hours This course aims providing an in depth understanding of how the economy and financial markets operate. In addition, the course introduces the different tools and techniques to researching and verifying information as well as writing interesting business and finance news.

JOR-630: Online Journalism
 

4 credit hours This advanced course aims at discussing the different approaches and practical experience to producing and editing news and features that will be delivered through digital platforms.

JOR-650: Foreign Reporting I
 

4 credit hours This course critically discusses the theoretical framework related to reporting foreign news and issues for domestic audience.

JOR-699: Thesis
 

8 credit hours The student will prepare a thesis on a selected topic in collaboration with the instructor.

JOR-801: Advanced Journalism Research
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that critically analyzes the different methodologies and techniques of research and investigative methods.

JOR-810: Reporting and News Writing II
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that analytically discusses the various steps of reporting and writing process and how to cover the full range of news stories in the newsroom.

JOR-890: Journalism Seminar
 

4 credit hours The student will be introduced to list of reading in contemporary issues in media issues as well as academic debates in media issues and the student has to provide an analytical and integrated view of those readings.

JOR-899: Dissertation
 

8 credit hours The candidate for doctoral degree will be asked to provide an in depth research of a topic that adds value to the discipline.

MGT-101: Principles of Management
 

4 credit hours An introductory course in management which discusses different management thoughts, process and functions.

MGT-301: Advanced Management
 

4 credit hours An advanced course in management that critically analyze the management functions and processes and their impact on organizationalsuccess.

MGT-310: Organization Behavior
 

4 credit hours This course discusses the basic concepts of organization behavior at the individual, interpersonal and collective level with aim of understanding the process managers utilize to achieve organizational success.

MGT-401: Leadership and Motivation
 

4 credit hours This course emphasizes the basic concept, theories and models of leading and motivating people within an organization

MGT-402: Organization Theory
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that discusses the theories and principles of contemporary organizations as well as impact of the internal and external environment on organization structures.

MGT-403: Strategic Management
 

4 credit hours This course explores different concepts and techniques for developing and implementing successful business strategies.

MGT-499: Capstone Project
 

8 credit hours A research course where the student is required to choose a topic in collaboration with the instructor and then prepares a research paper on it.

MGT-502: Management Functions
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that explores the evolution of management theory and critically analyze the different management functions and their role in raising organizational effectiveness and productivity.

MGT-603: Leadership & Change Management
 

4 credit hours This course critically analyzes leadership theories taking into consideration new technological changes within the business environment and challenges associated with change management. In addition, the course address the change management process and problems associated with resistance to change.

MGT-605: Strategic Management: Theory and Application
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that analytically discusses strategic management conceptual tools, challenges and advanced techniques for developing and implementing a strategic plan.

MGT-608: Corporate Social Responsibility
 

4 credit hours This course examines the concepts, theories and techniques related to corporate governance and social responsibility.

MGT-609: Organization Behavior: Theory and Practice
 

4 credit hours This course analytically discusses the theories related to human behavior within organizations and the application of those theories in real life situations.

MGT-705: Management Strategies
 

4 credit hours This advanced course focuses on providing an in depth understanding of global business environment challenges and changes and its impact on the organization’s performance. In addition, the course examines the different methods and techniques for developing and implementing management strategies.

MGT-810: Leadership Theories and Practice
 

4 credit hours An Advanced course that integrates contemporary theories in leadership with real life practical situation. In addition, the course focuses on the challenges leaders face in the modern business world and the impact of organization dynamics on leading, problem solving and decision making

MGT-890: Management Seminar
 

4 credit hours Readings in Management Issues: The student will be introduced to list of reading in contemporary issues in management and the student has to provide an analytical and integrated view of those readings.

MKT-101: Principles of Marketing
 

4 credit hours An introductory course in marketing management which discusses the evolution of marketing management and the marketing process.

MKT-202: Consumer Behavior
 

4 credit hours The focus of this course is on enhancing students understanding of the psychology of consumers, how they judge and choose products and how to satisfy their needs. In addition, the course highlights the role of consumer behavior in developing marketing strategies and tactics.

MKT-203: Sales Management
 

4 credit hours The objective of this course is enhance students understanding of the importance of sales management in achieving the overall marketing efforts within an organization. Thus, the course highlights the sales process, relationship between sales and marketing, B2B and B2C sales issues.

MKT-204: Market Research
 

4 credit hours The course aims at providing students with an understanding of the importance of market research and the market research process as well as how to translate the research results into marketing actions.

MKT-301: Service Marketing
 

4 credit hours This courses discusses concepts and methods in application of service marketing. Thus, this course examines aspects related marketing that is relevant service producing organization.

MKT-302: Brand Management
 

4 credit hours The course enhances students understanding of the terminology, concepts, theories and activities related to branding and brand management.

MKT-303: Public Relations
 

4 credit hours This course explains the basic concepts, processes, theories and models of public relations

MKT-401: E-Marketing
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that aims at developing students’ understanding e-business models, performance metrics, consumer exchange process online and how the marketing mix is implemented online. In addition, the course highlights methods for evaluating customer relationship management strategies.

MKT-402: Global Marketing
 

4 credit hours This course provides an overview of the international marketing with special emphasis on marketing strategies for different markets in diverse cultural, economic and political environment. In addition, the course examines method for foreign market analysis, customer identification and the development of the marketing mix.

MKT-403: Strategic Marketing
 

4credit hours This course aims at providing an in depth understanding of the design, implementation and appraisal of a marketing strategy within the context of a global business environment

MKT-410: Customer Relations Management
 

4 credit hours This course aims at providing a in depth understanding to the various tools and methodologies for planning and implementing a customer relations management system.

MKT-499: Capstone Project
 

8 credit hours A research course where the student is required to choose a topic in collaboration with the instructor and then prepares a research paper on it.

MKT-602: Advanced Sales Management
 

4 credit hours This course examines the theories and their practical application related to financial policy, financial instruments and valuation that helps managers in strategic decision making: sales strategy and account strategy formulation as well as the different techniques for managing a sales force.

MKT-603: Service Marketing
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that discusses the challenges of marketing in service industry, customer behavior and expectations in the service industry, branding and positioning techniques, pricing considerations, strategies for building customer loyalty.

MKT-604: Integrated Marketing Communication
 

4 credit hours This course examines the marketing communication principles and strategies components and considerations. In addition, the course provides an in depth understanding of the methods for developing an effective marketing communication plan.

MKT-605: Advanced Strategic Marketing
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that critically analyzes the strategic marketing process, theories and the different methods of developing a marketing strategy.

MKT-606: International Global Marketing
 

4 credit hours This course aims at developing an analytical understanding of the theoretical framework of international marketing with special emphasis on international trade and export theories, influencing factors in international operations and selection of international markets and entry modes

MKT-699: Thesis
 

8 credit hours The student will prepare a thesis on a selected topic in collaboration with the instructor.

MKT-801: Advanced Marketing Research
 

4 credit hours This course provides an examination of the marketing research nature, design, planning, data collection and analysis, implementation and research writing reporting techniques.

MKT-803: Marketing Theories
 

4 credit hours This course aims at introducing students to marketing theories and their practical application in real life situations. Thus, the course will develop the analytical skills in relation to developing, evaluating marketing strategies in light of the organization’s current situation as well as the different techniques for measuring the marketing strategy results.

MKT-805: Advanced Strategic Marketing
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that critically analyzes the strategic marketing process while highlighting in detail on the different approaches and techniques pertaining to each step within the process.

MKT-890: Marketing Seminar
 

4 credit hours Readings in Contemporary Marketing Issues The student will be introduced to list of reading in contemporary issues in marketing as well as academic debates in marketing management issues and the student has to provide an analytical and integrated view of those readings.

MKT-899: Dissertation
 

8credit hours The candidate for doctoral degree will be asked to provide an in depth research of a topic that adds value to the discipline.

MTH-101: Basic Algebra
 

4 credit hours This course aims at providing students with the principles and concepts of basic college algebra

MTH-201: Business Statistics
 

4 credit hours An introductory course in statistics that introduces the basic concepts on basic concepts of statistics for business and economics.

MTH 230: Finite Math I
 

4 credit hours This is a basic course that provides an understanding in linear mathematics including linear equations, matrices, linear programming, probability and statistics.

MTH 231: Finite Mathematics II
 

4 credit hours An intermediate level course that provides an understanding of mathematical calculations and its use in business situations.

MTH-501: Business Statistics
 

4 credit hours This course introduces the importance of statistics and the different statistical methods used for data analysis and management decision making.

MTH-702: Business Statistics
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that examines the different statistical methods used for data analysis and management decision making.

PHL-101: Critical Thinking
 

4 credit hours An introductory course that help students in critically analyzing & evaluating an argument and assess its validity. Thus, the course will develop the skills of students in areas pertaining to critical reasoning, developing persuasive arguments and providing supporting evidence.

PLS-201: Introduction to Political Science
 

4 credit hours A foundational course that aims at introducing the basic concepts and terminology in political science as well as the historical development of political institutions and organizations.

PLS-210: World Politics
 

4 credit hours This course covers the basic concepts and functions of international institutions, transnational relations including international business and human rights.

PLS-301: Political Theory: A Historical Perspective
 

4 credit hours This course covers the main contributors in political philosophy.

PLS-310: Introduction to Development
 

4 credit hours A foundational course that provides an understanding of the concept of development, how to measure development as well as theories of modernization, dependency, neo-liberalism and statism.

PLS-320: Comparative Politics I
 

4 credit hours An introductory course that discusses the means of comparative politics analysis as well as the core differences between institutional make-up and global political systems.

PLS-330: Political Economy
 

4 credit hours This course examines the main schools of thought of political economy and how economics and political science interrelate.

PLS-340: American Political Thought
 

4 credit hours This course covers major contributors to the American political system.

PLS-341: United States: Politics and Government
 

4 credit hours This course the main philosophical concepts which shaped the political institutions and behavior of the American government system.

PLS-350: Foreign Policy Theories
 

4 credit hours A foundational course that discusses the various concepts and theories pertaining to foreign policy.

PLS-360: Social Justice Theories
 

4 credit hours This course aims at providing an understanding of the concepts of social justice as well as evaluate different ideas and issues related to social justice.

PLS-400: International Relations Law
 

4 credit hours This course covers international relations law as well as some topics in international political history.

PLS- 410: Public International Law
 

4 credit hours This course courses discusses the foundations of public international law.

PLS-440: International Organizations
 

4 credit hours This course focuses on major international organizations and their role in global politics.

PLS-450: United States Foreign Policy
 

4 credit hours This course focuses on the United States foreign policy in terms of its formulation process and manifested values.

PLS-460: Human Rights Law
 

4 credit hours This course provides an understanding of the major players and laws pertaining to human rights.

PLS-470: Environmental Politics
 

4 credit hours This course provides an understanding of the basic concepts, policies, tactics and players in environmental politics.

PLS-499: Capstone Project
 

4 credit hours This is the final course in the concentration. In this course, students will be required to choose a topic in political science and write a comprehensive research on it.

PLS-501: Research Methodology
 

4 credit hours This course explores the meaning of research, types of research, critically analysis the various steps of conducting a research and the different techniques for conducting a research.

PLS-510: Development Analysis I
 

4 credit hours This course critically discusses the different models, approaches and theories in political development with special emphasis on the Third World.

PLS-520: Comparative Politics II
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that analytically discusses the different theories and approaches in comparative politics.

PLS-530: International Political Economy I
 

4 credit hours This course covers the evolution, organization and functioning of global political economy.

PLS-560: International Relations Theory I
 

4 credit hours This course covers the major theories and concepts in international relations.

PLC-620: Regime Change and Democratization
 

4 credit hours This course critically analyzes the concepts of authoritarianism, regime change and democratization from a theoretical and practical view.

PLC-621: Conflict and Institutional Design I
 

4 credit hours This course critically discusses the forms of power sharing and power division, power sharing agreements and the role of UN in making a positive difference.

PLS-622: Democratic Political Institutions I
 

4 credit hours This course aims discussing democratic political institutions from a theoretical and practical experience.

PLS-630: Identity, Culture and Norms I
 

4 credit hours This course analyzes the studies related to identities, cultures and norms and their interrelationship in word politics.

PLS-631: Comparative Foreign Policy I
 

4 credit hours This course aims discussing the different forms of international systems and their impact on shaping foreign policies.

PLS-632: Democratic Political Institutions I
 

4 credit hours This course aims at discussing global governance, multilateralism and world order.

PLS-699: Thesis
 

8 credit hours The student will prepare a thesis on a selected topic in collaboration with the instructor.

PLS-701: Research Design & Methodology
 

4 credit hours An Advanced course explores the meaning of research, types of research, critically analysis the various steps of designing and conducting a research.

PLS-710: Development Analysis II
 

4 credit hours An advanced course critically various models, approaches and theories in political development.

PLS-720: Comparative Politics III
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that critically discusses comparative politics theories.

PLS-730: International Political Economy II
 

4 credit hours An advanced course the analyzes the functioning of global political economy.

PLS-760: International Relations Theory II
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that analyzes theories and concepts in international relations and their applicability in today’s world of politics.

PLS-821: Conflict and Institutional Design II
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that critically discusses the forms of power sharing and power division, power sharing agreements and the role of UN in making a positive difference.

PLS-822: Democratic Political Institutions II
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that analyzes democratic political institutions from a theoretical and practical experience.

PLS-831: Comparative Foreign Policy I
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that aims at discussing the different forms of international systems and their impact on shaping foreign policies.

PLS-832: Democratic Political Institutions I
 

4 credit hours An advanced course that critically analyzes global governance, multilateralism and world order.

PLS-890: Comparative Politics Seminar
 

4 credit hours The student will be introduced to list of reading in contemporary issues in comparative politics as well as academic debates and the student has to provide an analytical and integrated view of those readings.

PLS-891: International Relations Seminar
 

4 credit hours The student will be introduced to list of reading in contemporary issues in international relations as well as academic debates and the student has to provide an analytical and integrated view of those readings.

PLS-899: Dissertation
 

8 credit hours The candidate for doctoral degree will be asked to provide an in depth research of a topic that adds value to the discipline.

PSY-101: Introduction to Psychology
 

4 credit hours An introductory course that discusses historical and contemporary approaches to psychology.

PSY-102: Counseling Psychology
 

4 credit hours This course aims at introducing the study of counseling with special emphasis on mental health counseling as well as a an introduction of chemical dependency counseling.

PSY-201: Child Psychology
 

4 credit hours This course aims at discussing the core principles and methodologies related to child development with special emphasis on how one’s biology and environment impacts development from conception to adolescence.

PSY-202: Social Psychology
 

4 credit hours An introductory course in social psychology that covers the study of how people think, influence and relate to one another as well as the basic psychological factors in social behavior.

PSY-203: Principles of Counseling Psychology
 

4 credit hours An introductory course that aims at highlighting the principles related to counseling psychology and how they are applied in different situations.

PSY-204: Interviewing and Assessment
 

4 credit hours This course aims at providing an understanding of interviewing techniques with special emphasis on how to understand the point of view of the client and how to assess the client within the context of developing therapeutic alliance.

PSY-205: Counseling: Theory and Practice
 

4 credit hours A basic course that aims at discussing the basic theories and information required to handle the needs of the bereaved.

PSY-210: Abnormal Psychology
 

4 credit hours This course provides a broad exposure to human behavior and its abnormalities that are considered the focus of counseling and therapy.

PSY-300: Case Management
 

4 credit hours This course discusses the means to improve the quality of care while taking into consideration its cost. In addition, the course introduces the different approaches to linking the client to the service as well as other element such as advocacy and social action.

PSY-301: Multicultural Counseling
 

4 credit hours This course discusses the impact of diversity in society and the problems associated with the pluralistic nature of society. The course will explore such issues as related to alcohol and drug service delivery system.

PSY-401: Crisis: Intervention and Strategies
 

4 credit hours This course explores the crisis guidelines and intervention strategies in order to promote selfgrowth and self-realization.

PSY-402: Group Counseling
 

4 credit hours This course aims at discussing how group counseling functions, how to develop tolerance to stress and anxiety and find satisfaction in working and living with others. School of Humanities

PRM-301: Crisis Communication
 

4 credit hours This course aims at introducing the various techniques for preparing and implementing a crisis communication plan.

PRM-410: Public Relations Research
 

4 credit hours This course aims at providing an in depth understanding to the various approaches to conducting a public relations research.

PRM-420: Public Relations and Promotion
 

4 credit hours This course aims at providing the different tools and techniques for developing a persuasive promotional campaign.

PRM-430: Public Relations Strategies I
 

4 credit hours This course critically discusses the different, concepts, theories and approaches to developing a public relations strategy.

PRM-499: Capstone Project
 

8 credit hours This is the final course in the concentration. In this course, students will be required to choose a topic in journalism and write a comprehensive research on it.

PRM-601: Public Relations Theories
 

4 credit hours This course analytically discusses the different public relations theories and their relation to psychology and communication.

PRM-610: Media Relations
 

4 credit hours This course critically analyzes the different approaches of how public relations professionals work with news media.

PRM-630: Public Relations Strategies I
 

4 credit hours This course critically discusses the different, concepts, theories and approaches to developing a public relations strategy.

PRM-640: Media Strategy
 

4 credit hours This advanced course analyzes the process of developing and implementing a media strategy.

PRM-699: Thesis
 

4 credit hours The student will prepare a thesis on a selected topic in collaboration with the instructor.

PRM-801: Advanced Public Relations Theories
 

4 credit hours An advanced course analytically discusses the different public relations theories and their relation to psychology and communication.

PRM-830: Advanced Media Strategy
 

4 credit hours This advanced course analyzes the process of developing and implementing a media strategy.

PRM-890: Public Relations Seminar
 

4 credit hours The student will be introduced to list of reading in contemporary issues in public relations issues as well as academic debates in that area and the student has to provide an analytical and integrated view of those readings.

PRM-899: Dissertation
 

4 credit hours The candidate for doctoral degree will be asked to provide an in depth research of a topic that adds value to the discipline.

SOC-201: World Religion
 

4 credit hours This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of god in religions through exploring different religious ideas that fosters the understanding, appreciation and respect for different religious belief systems.

SOC-302: Services and Child Welfare
 

4 credit hours This course provides students with an overview of the purposes, goals and policy of child welfare services, family-centered services, how poverty affects children and their families, child neglect and abuse, preservation and reunification services, foster care and residential group care services.

SOC-310: Social Issues & Family Development
 

4 credit hours This course discusses the history of family roles and dynamics, influencing factors behind gender roles. socioeconomic status, ethnicity and race and dynamics behind family/domestic violence.