- Teacher: Jamalieh Haley
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This seminar offers students a selective introduction to the aesthetic, intellectual, social, and cultural developments of world civilization since 1450 through a series of in-depth encounters with primary texts. The course will include readings from a variety of humanistic disciplines with an emphasis on global reach and cross-cultural comparison. Students will apply their skills in critical reading and argumentative writing to the composition of reflection papers.
- Teacher: Fritz Monsma
CIV 203 tackles important questions regarding the human condition within
in their historical context. It examines how perceptions, ideas and social
organizations have changed over time as well as the ways in which people in
different places and times have sought to answer certain ‘big questions.’ Such
questions transcend ‘civilizational’ divides and are part of our common
humanity and hence, this course takes a comparative approach. Students will
engage with questions that are relevant to present-day dilemmas in their
- Teacher: Fritz Monsma
This course focuses on the application of quantitative analysis
techniques for strategic business decision making. Topics will include
probability and descriptive statistics, survey construction, project management
tools, forecasting methods and statistical process control. These quantitative
decision support techniques assist managerial decision making in the world of
business, including applications to finance, marketing, engineering,
manufacturing, quality, service, and human resources problems.
- Teacher: Maria Saldarriaga
This course is all about moving bodies and objects around us and interpreting their movement. This is done by starting from analyzing the geometry and dragging force of the any kind movement through modeling them using particles. Then moving to the application of gained knowledge on rigid bodies. Finally, the course deals with vibration which is considered to be a crucial subject to study for both construction engineers, in designing buildings to resist dynamic loads such as earthquake, and mechanical engineers.
- Teacher: Wrya Abdulfaraj
This course is an introduction to computers, related technology, and their use in society. Topics include the history of computers, current computer technology and terminology, and the Internet, as well as security, privacy, intellectual property rights, health, and the environment. Emphasis is placed on current uses and applications of the Internet as it relates to digital information and knowledge based systems. Students will learn how to use the most popular desktop and online application software systems. No prior computer experience is assumed.
- Teacher: Lezan Kamal
This course is an examination of the integration of computing technologies, systems analysis design practices, and management criteria in the design of large-scale information management and decision-support systems, includes case studies and computing lab. This course also examines how managerial and analytic functions in public and private organizations can be performed via various computer-based applications, and provides in-depth coverage of selected decision support package.
- Teacher: Sameer Qasim
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