西华大学访学项目简介
发布人:龙宇  发布时间:2020-12-22   浏览次数:0


Introduction of the visiting student program in Xihua University



因疫情原因,目前在海外大学就读的中国留学生均转为线上学习。其中多数中国留学生现已回国,时差原因使他们在上课期间面临巨大挑战。因此西华大学国际教育学院现对中国留学生开放,我方提供全英文授课,欢迎同学们踊跃报名。报名学生将以访问学生的身份于西华大学进行学习,在校期间享有与西华大学本校学生同等待遇。凡在西华大学参与课程学习的学生,结课后均可将课程以及学分转入自己在读国际高校内。

Due to the Covid-19, most Chinese overseas students have switched to remote learning. However, the time difference has posed great challenges to them. Therefore, the College of International Education at Xihua University is now open to Chinese overseas students. Students are welcome to enroll in our courses and we will provide all courses in English for students. They will study at Xihua University as visiting students and use all facilities provided at Xihua University. Students who take part in courses of Xihua University can transfer credits back to their home institutions after finishing the course.



  1. 学校概况University Profile

 西华大学位于四川省成都市,是国家中西部高校基础能力建设工程重点支持高校。开办国际教育学院多年,国际及对外教育经验丰富,在海外受高度认可。每年提供春季,夏季,秋季以及冬季4个季度提供全英文教学。西华大学与美国加州大学戴维斯分校、美国旧金山州立大学、英国牛津大学、英国剑桥大学等全球各大高校均有不同程度的交流与合作。

Xihua University (Xihua) is located in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China. Xihua is a national and provincial key university, which is also a one-tire university in China. The College of International Education has been established for many years and is highly recognized overseas for its rich experience in international and foreign education. For many years it has been offering courses in English only (spring, summer, autumn, and winter 4 seasons each year). Xihua University has partnerships with the University of California at Davis, San Francisco State University, Oxford University, Cambridge University, and other universities in the world.


  1. 项目背景Program Background

 西华大学国际教育学院为贯彻学校开放式办学理念,推进国际化教育和交流的进一步发展,以“送出去,请进来”为宗旨而设立的专门负责学校对外交流合作项目及留学生教育教学管理工作的二级教学单位。目前,学院下设学院办公室和雅思考务办公室两个科级机构。学院的主要职能为以下个方面:

The College of International Education of Xihua University was established in 2009 to promote the further development of international education and exchange. The college has the main functions as following:


  1. 统一组织管理实施学校有关学生对外交流合作的项目

1) To organize, manage and implement the university's foreign exchange and cooperation programs for students.

 国际教育学院积极联系、拓展与海外知名高校的合作项目,使得西华学子有更多机会出国交流与学习。目前,学院已于美国、加拿大、英国、德国、法国、澳大利亚、马来西亚、黑山共和国、捷克、日本、韩国等国的诸多著名高校建立了合作关系,学生可通过各类留学项目出国交流、学习。

The College of International Education actively contacts and expands cooperation projects with well-known overseas universities, so that Students from Xihua have more opportunities to go abroad for exchange and study. At present, the college has established cooperative relations with many famous universities in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Australia, Malaysia, Montenegro, the Czech Republic, Japan, South Korea, and other countries. Students can exchange and study abroad through various programs.


  1. 负责来我校留学的外国学生的教学组织管理及日常管理

2) Responsible for the teaching organization and daily management of students who come to study at our university.

 国际教育学院全面负责来华留学生的报到注册、教育教学与日常管理工作,学院拥有全职与兼职对外汉语国际教育专业教学经验丰富的教师数十名,为留学生教授汉语言及相关文化课程,并安排丰富的课内、课外文化活动,使留学生深入了解、学习中国文化。学院目前每学期接待各类留学生近百名。

The College of International Education will be entirely responsible for foreign students of their education teaching and daily management work. The college provides Chinese language and Chinese culture courses. At the same time, the college organizes various activities to helps students learn and understand the Chinese culture.


  1. 学生出国的衔接培训包括语言培训(托福、雅思、意大利语等小语种)、桥梁课程等

3) Bridging training for students abroad includes language training (TOEFL, IELTS, Italian, and other minor languages), bridge courses, etc.

 我院现有包括雅思、托福培训,法、德、意、西、日、韩等小语种培训在内的语言培训。

Our college has language training including IELTS, TOEFL training, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Japanese, Korean, and other languages training.


  1. 雅思考务工作

4)  IELTS testing

 雅思考试(IELTS),全称国际英语语言测试系统,是一种针对英语能力,为打算到使用英语的国家学习、工作或定居的人们设置的英语水平考试。西华大学雅思考点是川内第四个雅思考点,也是西南地区第八个考点。

IELTS, known as the International English Language Test System, is an English proficiency test for people who want to study, work, or live in a country where English is their first language. Xihua University is the fourth IELTS test site in Sichuan and the eighth test site in southwest China.


5)访学项目(4 季)

5) Visiting student program (4 seasons)

 我院现有开设国际课程项目,提供全英文教学(每年提供春季,夏季,秋季以及冬季4个季度的教学)。校外学生可以以访学学生的性质,于我院就读。课程数量超50门,学科涵盖科学、人文、数学、电脑科学、经济、商科、工程等多个学科。

We offer courses in English. Chinese students studying in overseas universities may study at our college as visiting students. The number of courses is more than 50, covering science, humanities, mathematics, computer science, economics, business, engineering, and other subjects.


  1. 教学目标Teaching Objectives

 西华大学作为一所综合性大学,师资储备雄厚,教学资源丰富,提供课程覆盖面广,涵盖科学、人文、数学、电脑科学、经济、商科、工程等多个学科。

As a comprehensive university, Xihua University has abundant faculty and teaching resources. It offers a wide range of courses covering biology, physics, chemistry, mathematics, business, economics, humanities, art, and other disciplines.


  1. 上课时间及地点Date and Location

 春季学期:2021225日至611

 地点 四川成都金牛区区红光镇红光大道9999

Spring Semester: February 25th - June 11th, 2021

Location: 9999 Hongguang Dadao, Jinniu District, Chengdu, Sichuan, China, 610000


  1. 师资Faculties

 西华大学国际学院教师为主的教师团队

Faculty of Xihua University


  1. 项目构成 Types of Enrollment

 西华大学为访学学生提供了全职学生以及半职学生的两种报名方式,各位同学可以根据自己实际情况进行选择。

 全职学生(4门课及以上)

 半职学生(3门课及以下)

Xihua University provides full-time student and part-time Student Enrollment, so you can choose according to your situation.

Full-time student (4 courses and above)

Part-time Student (3 courses and below)


  1. 申请要求Application Requirements:

  1. 申请表格Application Form.

  2. 近期成绩单Recent Transcript.

  3. 护照扫描件Scanned Copy of your Passport.

  4. 入学证明扫描件 Scanned Copy of I-20, Student Permit etc.

  5. 个人证件扫描件(身份证、台胞证、港澳居民证等)Scanned Copy of Personal ID Scan Doc.

  6. 所有申请文件请提交至祝老师(详情见本页面底部联系方式)。


  1. 提供课程 Courses List

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Please contact Zhu via Wechat for course syllabi

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Course Description


Accounting

  • Course Number: ACC 021

Course Name: Financial Accounting

Credit Hours4

Course Description: 

This course provides students with the necessary background knowledge: 1) Understand the concepts and metrics that make up financial statements; 2) Develop the skills needed to effectively analyze financial statements; 3) Understand the choices companies make when reporting the results of their business activities. Topics include understanding operating cycles, accounts receivable, inventory, plant and equipment, intangible assets, liabilities, bonds, ownership and shareholder equity. Special topics include present value theory, calculations and applied mathematics.


  • Course Number: ACC 022:

Course Name: Managerial Accounting

Credit Hours4

Course Description: 

Budgets, controls, responsibility, fixed costs, variable costs, mixed costs, activity- based costing, balanced scorecards, decision-making, cost-volume-profit, pricing.



Anthropology

  • Course Number: ANT 011

Course Name: Introduction to Anthropology

Credit Hours4

Course Description: 

This course introduces anthropology. In order to understand humans themselves, anthropologists have added many different methods and tools to explain how humans interact and how they function. Anthropologists have investigated our biological and evolutionary roots and explored the development of culture in prehistoric and historical periods. They also explored the unique ability of human beings to develop culture through communication. We will discuss from several fields: cultural anthropology, archaeology, natural anthropology and linguistic anthropology. You will learn about their unique methods and how they can be applied to solve global problems in today's complex and changing world.



Art History 

  • Course Number: ARH 011

Course Name: History of Western Art, Ancient to Medieval

Credit Hours4

Course Description: 

Ancient to Medieval History of Western European Art and Architecture is a general introduction to the history of western European art, its ancestry and its heritage. It is designed for the beginning student and assumes no previous experience in art or art history. In addition to lectures, students will be expected to participate in class discussions.


  • Course Number: ARH 021

Course Name: Contemporary Art

Credit Hours4

Course Description: 

The course focuses on American and European art produced since 1945, but will also 

consider art from other cultures. Students examine artwork and its cultural context with the aim of recognizing, understanding and discussing various art forms in a broader context. The course also aims to introduce students to the subject of art history and enable them to answer fundamental questions. This course focuses on themes that run through contemporary art, including issues of identity, avant-garde art, art and artwork, institutions and challenges to them, and branding and marketing in the art world.



Business 

  • Course Number: MKT 021

Course Name: Introduction to Marketing 

Credit Hours4

Course Description: 

This course is intended as an overview of marketing. You will learn to respond to consumers' requirements, how the process of creating and providing goods and services. You will study the function of marketing in organizations. Also, analysis of the marketing functions of price, promotion, place, and product will be another core part of this class.


  • Course Number: MKT 031

Course Name: Consumer Behavior 

Credit Hours4

Course Description: 

The purpose of this course is to provide you with a practical knowledge of key theories and research findings concerning customer behavior. Explain market behavior by drawing on a variety of social sciences, including psychology, sociology, and anthropology. Students will explore how perception, learning, memory, personality and attitudes influence consumer behavior, how consumption changes over its life cycle, and the powerful influence of culture and subculture on consumers.


  • Course Number: FIN 021

Course Name: Introduction to Finance 

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

This course provides an overview of fundamental ideas of finance, such as the time value of money, risk and return, the cost of capital, and the no-arbitrage principle. Emphasis will be placed on capital budgeting, financial asset valuation, portfolio theory, and capital asset pricing theory.


  • Course Number: BUS 031

Course Name: Business Law

Credit Hours4

Course Description: 

This course will introduce the student to basic ethical theories and value systems. Students will apply these perspectives to moral issues, problems, and situations which arise within the business environment. Emphasis will be placed on how the applicable laws are being interpreted


  • Course Number: BUS 032

Course Name: Canadian Business Law

Credit Hours4

Course Description: 

This course aims to introduce the nature and framework of Canadian law and its implementation and segmentation. Should focus on the study of contract law and tort law. This course provides a foundation for future research on construction contracts and contracts administrative.


  • Course Number: BUS 033

Course Name: International Business

Credit Hours4

Course Description: 

This course illustrates how successful managers must function in a competitive world. We will have lots of examples that reflect the vibrancy of the international business field. We will learn managerial approach that keeps an emphasis on skills development, emerging markets, and geographical literacy. We also greatly emphasize cultural literacy and gives students the tools to effectively communicate with foreign business representatives which help students successfully conduct business with organizations worldwide.


  • Course Number: BUS 034

Course Name: Business Design

Credit Hours4

Course Description: 

Focusing on function management rather than function operation, this course explores in detail the nature of business to-business markets and the differences in industrial buyer behavior and the marketing mix from that encountered in consumer markets.


  • Course Number: BUS 035

Course Name: Business Ethics 

Credit Hours4

Course Description: 

This course examines specific features of business life through case and case studies, examines ethical dilemmas and issues that arise in business, and considers reasonable ways to apply ethical principles and standards to business. Ethics is also about good and bad, so the course will also address the role of business ethics in human life, while exploring topics such as corporate responsibility and conflicts of interest, employee rights, and advertising and disclosure.


  • Course Number: BUS 041

Course Name: Principles of Ethical Leadership

Credit Hours4

Course Description: 

This course explores the ethical framework of moral behavior and moral influence within which truly effective leadership is rooted. This course considers the normative theories of leadership, issues of character, the practice of ethical decision making, general ethical perspectives, leading effectively in times of ethical crisis, and creating an ethical organizational climate.


  • Course Number: BUS 042

Course Name: Business Management

Credit Hours4

Course Description: 

A study and analysis of the problems of operating a small business. Additionally, a discussion of the how’s, what’s and why’s an individual would consider in developing their own business. All areas of managing an entrepreneurial operation will be covered such as marketing, finance and financial controls, government regulations and strategic planning.


  • Course Number: BUS 043

Course Name: Business Strategy

Credit Hours4

Course Description: 

This course includes the study of strategic plans, including the formulation of mission statements, analysis of external environment and internal organizational factors, the development of strategic choices, the selection of appropriate choices, the implementation of strategies, and competitive strategies and motivations. Special emphasis was placed on the integration and coordination of internal functional areas enterprise. The case method will be used to provide practical experience in the analysis and decision making of business problems.



Communication

  • Course Number: Com 012

Course Name: Public Speaking 

Credit Hours4

Course Description: 

This skills-based course focuses on the practical skills of public speaking through theory. We will study concepts and models of communication and use visual AIDS to enhance the speaker's performance. Topics include how to tailor your presentation to different situations and audiences, how to effectively support your ideas, how to select and organize materials for your presentation, and how to use multimedia tools in your presentation.



Computer Science 

  • Course Number: CSC 012

Course Name: Computer Science I

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

This course is an introduction to fundamental concepts of programming and computer science. This course includes basic programming constructs such as variables, functions, conditions, exceptions, loops, tuples, lists, sets, dictionariesfiles, class, objects and methods. It also includes basic algorithmic techniques, object-oriented programming, test-driven development and problem-solving. Previous programming experience is not required.


  • Course Number: CSC 021

Course Name: Programming in Java

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

This course introduces the main purpose of the Java language programming method, new methods based on computer science. In the first part of the course, students will learn programming: software impose hierarchical structure development technology on program design. In the second part of the course, students will learn object-oriented principles programming (OOP): Object-based programming technology. The course includes algorithm construction principles, basic Java commands, control structures, arrays, various methods (including recursive methods), principles of object-oriented programming, collection, dynamic data structure and file operations.


  • Course Number: CSC 022

Course Name: Data Structures

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

This course teaches different techniques of storing, accessing and processing data as utilized in the development of programs and algorithms. Topics include linked lists, stacks, queues, trees, recursion and graphs. Algorithms for applications such as sorting, searching and merging will be analyzed and implemented. Solutions are designed using object-oriented techniques and implemented in the C++ programming language. This course is the third course in the C++ programming sequence and is a required course for students in the Computer Information Systems General Option.



ECONOMICS 

  • Course Number: ECON 011

Course Name: Microeconomics

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

This course introduces students to the principles of microeconomics. The topics of the course include supply and demand, elasticity, market efficiency, taxation and impacts, externalities, public goods and free rider problem, common resources and the tragedy of the commons, production and costs, competitive firm pricing and output, monopoly firm pricing and output, monopolistic competitive firm pricing and output, oligopoly firm pricing and output.


  • Course Number: ECON 012

Course Name: Macroeconomics

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

This course is an introduction to macroeconomics. An analysis of the economy as a whole including measurement and determination of aggregate demand and aggregate supply, economic growth, the business cycle, unemployment, inflation, national income, and fiscal policy and monetary policy.


  • Course Number: ECON 021

Course Name: Intermediate Microeconomics

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

This course focuses on the following topics: basic theory of consumer behaviour, production and cost, partial equilibrium analysis of pricing in competitive and monopolistic markets, overall equilibrium welfare, and externalities. More topics will be course if we have enough time. It is recommended for students planning to apply for postgraduate courses in economics, accounting or finance.


  • Course Number: ECON 022

Course Name: Intermediate Macroeconomics

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

This course uses the tools of macroeconomics to deeply study various macroeconomic policy issues. Problems include long-term economic growth, medium-term government finances, and short-term economic stability. Many economic models in use today have been investigated. It is recommended for students planning to apply for postgraduate courses in economics, accounting or finance.


  • Course Number: ECON 041

Course Name: Money and Banking

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

It provides students with the opportunity to learn and discuss the topics of money, money markets, money market participants, monetary policies and its effects, and regulation of money markets, in addition to examining banks, banking services, and the banking industry. The dynamic nature of the banking industry will be examined, highlighting recent changes and expected future developments. Students will also learn to identify and manage financial risks.  


  • Course Number: ECON 042

Course Name: Econometrics 

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

Introduction to econometric models and techniques, simultaneous equations, program evaluation, and emphasis on regression. Advanced topics include instrumental variables, panel data methods, measurement errors, and limited dependent variable models.



Engineering 

  • Course Number: EGR 011

Course Name: Engineering Graphics

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

The course will introduce the students to the Computer-Aided Drafting and Design (including graphic entities, hatch patterns, layering, and information extraction), object visualization, Isometric drawings and Multi-view projection. Two-dimensional drafting and pictorial drawings using a CAD system. Descriptive geometry.


  • Course Number: EGR 022

Course Name: Engineering Mechanics: Dynamics

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

This course introduces the dynamics and vibration of lumped-parameter models of mechanical systems. Topics covered include kinematics, force and momentum formulation of particles and rigid body systems in-plane motion, functional concepts, virtual displacements and virtual work. Students will also be familiar with the following topics: Lagrangian equations for particles and rigid body systems in-plane motion, and linearization of equations of motion.



English 

  • Course Number: ENG 021

Course Name: English Composition I

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

This course emphasized the fundamentals of written communications, including expository prose, reading comprehension and interpretation, and rhetorical modes.

Individual instructors develop the schedule of instruction and assignments for each course they teach and provide this information on a course syllabus. The outline which follows is confined to topics that commonly appear on course syllabus for English composition I. 


  • Course Number: ENG 023

Course Name: Technical and Business Writing

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

This course will expand upon your effective writing and critical reading abilities. Stresses invention, drafting, revising, editing, and self-assessment, along with effective critiquing and collaborating. You will also learn how to locate academic sources and how to approach these academic sources in a critical way.


  • Course Number: ENG 034

Course Name: British Literature

Credit Hours4

Course Description: 

This course is designed to introduce the British literature chronically from its beginning to around 18th century. Most texts are in English; some are read in translation. The course focuses on connections between literature, power, and the formation of literary canons. We will cover all major genres of early British literature.



Environmental Science 

  • Course Number: ENV 011

Course Name: Introduction to Environmental Science 

Credit Hours4

Course Description: 

The environment affects our way of life in many ways. Adverse effects on this environment can affect the well-being of humans and other organisms. Therefore, students must understand natural environmental systems, the physical and social causes of environmental problems, and strategies to mitigate or manage these problems. The course is also designed to help environmental science students determine which majors they would like to pursue within their major.



Fine Arts 

  • Course Number: FAS 025

Course Name: Introduction to Film Studies

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

This class provides an introduction to the basic tools of film analysis. We will examine how elements like mise-en-scène, cinematography, editing and sound work together to create meaning in a range of films. We will also examine how these elements are put together in different types of films – narratives, documentaries and experimental cinema – and how films function in society to circulate ideas and ideologies. Intro to Film Studies provides you with the skills to analyze film aesthetics, as well as the tremendously important role movies, play in our culture.



Mathematics 

  • Course Number: MATH 011

Course Name: Calculus I

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

This course introduces the differentiation of algebraic and prior functions, application of derivatives, differentiation, indefinite integral, definite integral. Partially meet the core math requirements. The goal here is to develop students' geometric insight into the concepts of difference and integration, and to apply these concepts to problem-solving and "real-world applications."


  • Course Number: MATH 021

Course Name: Calculus II

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

Continuation of MATH 011. Topics include integrated technology, applications of definite integration, introduction to incorrect integration, introduction to differential equations, the convergence of sequences and series, Taylor series, parametric equations and poles coordinate


  • Course Number: MATH 031

Course Name: Calculus III

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

This is an advanced calculus course for students of greater aptitude and motivation to learn beyond Calculus II. Topics include: Vectors, lines, planes; Multiple integration; Cylindrical and spherical coordinates; Functions of several variables: partial derivatives, gradients, chain rule, directional derivative, maxima/minima; Scalar and vector fields, potentials, approximation, multivariate minimization; Derivatives of vector valued functions, velocity and acceleration; Stokes's and related theorems; Green's theorem; Matrices and Systems of linear equation; Gauss-Jordan elimination; Linear Dependence and Linear Independence; Linear Transformation; Determinants; Subspaces; Coordinate Systems; Eigenvalues; Eigenvectors; Diagonalization. Pre-requisite: MATH 021 or equivalent 2nd year calculus course.


  • Course Number: MATH 032

Course Name: Differential Equation 

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

This is an advanced calculus course for students of greater aptitude and motivation. Topics include: Ordinary differential equations first order; Second-order ordinary differential equations; systems of ordinary differential equations; Laplace transforms; Introduction to higher-order linear differential equations.


  • Course Number: MATH 041

Course Name: Foundation of Analysis

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

This course serves as an introductory course in more rigorous advanced calculus and analysis. It covers real numbers, sequences, series, continuous functions, differentiation, and integration. Students will be able to construct the real number system and to apply abstract mathematical thoughts to mathematical problems after completing this course. This course emphasizes understanding, constructing, and writing proofs. 


  • Course Number: MATH 042

Course Name: Linear Algebra

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

Linear Algebra is a mathematics area that deals with the study of properties and applications of vectors, matrices and other mathematical structures. Solving systems of linear equations is a basic tool of many mathematical procedures used for solving problems in science and engineering. This course is designed to introduce students to matrix algebra and solutions of linear systems. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to solve linear equations, use matrix and vector algebra, calculating determinants, finding eigenvalues and eigenvectors, apply basic strategies of mathematical proof and work with applications with linear algebra.



Statistics

  • Course Number: STAT 022

Course Name: Applied Statistics

Credit Hours4

Course Description: 

This course provides an introduction to fundamental concepts of statistics through examples including design of an observational study, industrial simulation. Theoretical development motivated by sample survey methodology; Randomness, distribution functions, conditional probabilities; Derivation of common discrete distributions; Sampling, regression and correlation analysis, curve fitting, chi-square analysis, test of significance; Expectation operator; Statistics as random variables, point and interval estimation; Maximum likelihood estimators; Properties of estimators. Excel, R, SAS or other statistical software are all acceptable for the data analysis.


  • Course Number: STAT 031

Course Name: Statistics and Probability

Credit Hours4

Course Description: 

This course provides a practical approach to probability and statistical methods. 

Topic includes: Discrete and continuous random variables and probability distribution, Joint probability distributions, Estimation of Parameters and Sampling Distribution, 

Statistical Intervals, Tests of Hypotheses, Linear Regression.



Science 

  • Course Number: BIO 011

Course Name: General Biology

Credit Hours4

Course Description: 

This course will explore biology from the biochemical level through the individual organism. This includes cells, tissues and organ systems; genetics, DNA and protein synthesis, life cycles and development; the internal workings of the cell, and the physiology of organisms from single celled bacteria through multi-cellular plants and animals. Students will investigate the properties of life that unite all living organisms: how they are constructed, reproduce, and function. The course will also highlight the interactions between organisms and their environment in explaining the principles of speciation and biodiversity. Additionally, the course will teach how the processes of scientific investigation can lead to new discoveries.


  • Course Number: BIO 021

Course Name: Introduction to Molecular and Cellular Biology

Credit Hours4

Course Description: 

This is a lecture component of a comprehensive lecture laboratory course that 

introduces the concept of the structural / functional relationships between 

biological molecules, cell metabolism, and genetics and molecular biology. The 

laboratory section arranged throughout the semester enables students to 

strengthen the concepts covered in the lecture.


  • Course Number: BIO 031

Course Name: Ecology 

Credit Hours4

Course Description: 

Ecology covers species, communities, and ecosystem-level ecology of plants and animals. It focuses on interactions between living things and non-living environments. In ecology, almost everything depends on something else. This makes it very difficult to consider facts in isolation. We will consider the relationship between basic ecology and current environmental problems through different concepts and facts.


  • Course Number: BIO 032

Course Name: Nutrition 

Credit Hours4

Course Description: 

This course introduces the basic facts and principles of human nutrition in terms of the biology and chemistry of nutrients. How they are metabolized and what they do in the body. Emphasis is placed on the study of nutrition, nutrients and their uptake, digestion, absorption, transport, metabolism, interaction, storage and excretion.


  • Course Number: CHEM 011

Course Name: General Chemistry I

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

This course will continue to study the principle of chemical equilibrium and the rate and mechanism of chemical reactions. Topics include solutions, chemical kinetics, chemical equilibrium, chemical thermodynamics, acid bases, electrochemistry, thermodynamics and nuclear chemistry. Each week we are going to have a three-hour lab that will reinforce the lecture material.


  • Course Number: PHYS 011

Course Name: General Physics I 

Credit Hours4

Course Description: 

This course provides the introduction to principles and methods of physics. 

Topics include Newton's laws; gravitation; mechanics, kinematics; energy 

and momentum conservation, rotational motion, and angular momentum 

conservation; simple harmonic motion; mechanical waves; fluids; ideal gas 

law; heat and the first and second laws of thermodynamics. Atomic and 

nuclear physics, and relativity are treated.


  • Course Number: PHYS 021

Course Name: General Physics II

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

General Physics II is the second part of a one-year course in physics. In this course, students will learn the basics of physics, i.e. electricity and magnetism, such as Coulomb's law, electric field and potential, electric currents and circuits, induction, electromagnetic wave and lights, and introduction to the special theory of relativity and quantum physics. Students are welcome to ask questions before, after and in the middle of the class. Lecture notes will be given on the site, which will be informed later.



Humanities 

  • Course Number: PSY 011

Course Name: Introduction to Psychology

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

An introductory survey of the scientific studies of human behaviour on the following topics: Human development, physiology, learning, individual differences, motivation, perception, personality, abnormal and social behaviour.  


  • Course Number: PSY 021

Course Name: Social Psychology

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

A study of group behaviour and the influence of groups on the perception, thinking, and behaviour of the individual. Topics are chosen from the following: Social influences on the development of personality and attitudes; the causes of human aggression; the nature of prejudice why people conform; why people like each other; and the dynamics of groups.  


  • Course Number: PSY 031

Course Name: Abnormal psychology 

Credit Hours4

Course Description: 

The purpose of this course is to provide students with an overview of the psychology of anomie. We will explore mental illness in historical, social, and other contexts as much as possible. We're going to look at the pathologic factors of psychological disorders, and their developmental theories; How to diagnose and evaluate diseases, analyze clinical processes and how to treat them.


  • Course Number: PSY 035

Course Name: Human Sexuality 

Credit Hours4

Course Description: 

This course explores the basic foundations of human sexuality including an overview of physical and psychological aspects. Special emphasis is also placed on the psychosocial aspects of human sexuality and its impact on individuals and society. Some of the topics to be covered are sexual relations, sexual intercourse, sexuality, sexual orientation, kinship, sexual aggression, pornography and prostitution.


  • Course Number: PHIL 011

Course Name: Introduction to Philosophy

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

Philosophy is a course that is essential for living in the multi-cultural environment of today. This class challenges and clarifies what one believes, what one's notion(s) of reality are, what and how one comes to know about the world, and, in general, how one views the world at large. This class is an important element in preparing the student to be a careful and reflective critical thinker while being exposed to the greatest western philosophers who have ever lived. The basic understanding of philosophy and its various components are foundational to the notion of what it means to be an “educated” person in the world in which we live.


  • Course Number: SOC 011

Course Name: Introduction to Sociology

Credit Hours4

Course Description:

Sociology is a scientific study of social life. Sociologists recognize that all human behavior and interaction take place in a unique social and historical context and that the individual level of experience is made up of a person's group members, culture, interpersonal relationships, and major social institutions (including families, education). A system, Media, Economy, and Country. This course will introduce you to key concepts of sociological theory and methods, as well as some basic arguments about social life. Although a one-semester course cannot cover all subjects of sociology, we will cover society. Learn important substantive topics and issues in each sub-sector, some of which include social stratification, gender, family, medical sociology, crime, and bias. Students will receive a sociology concept toolkit for their own life experiences, Includes interactions with friends, family and romantic partners; education and employment experience; and perceptions of social issues and injustices in the US and elsewhere. We will also discuss how sociological research can provide social policies to improve the lives of vulnerable groups and practical information.


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