General Education

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Course Code
LSC-1103
Credit Hours
3
Level
UG
Course Description
First semester BAS course focusing on basic research and academic reading and writing skills. Connects reading to vocabulary acquisition and to the production of academic-style essays containing references. Students apply techniques such as brainstorming, organising and planning to generate ideas, as well as drafting, revising, editing and proofreading written work.
               
Course Code
LSC-2103
Credit Hours
3
Level
UG
Course Description
Fourth semester BAS course focusing on refining the skills needed for understanding longer texts and developing academic integrity and competency in writing academic English on a researched topic to a professional standard. Students interpret information and argument provided in longer academic texts and produce written English which successfully demonstrates their critical understanding of a topic and clear use of academic honesty principles using standard APA guidelines.
               
Course Code
LSC-1503
Credit Hours
3
Level
UG
Course Description
Students explore the use of spoken English in academic and professional contexts. They analyse extended formal speech as well as mini-lectures,and identify non-verbal features such as emotions from both linguistic and non-linguistic clues. Students then apply the knowledge gleaned to take part in discussions and other spoken activities, such as creating and delivering presentations, delivering public speeches, and participating in interviews.
               
Course Code
LSM-1003
Credit Hours
3
Level
UG
Course Description
Solve business applications involving buying, selling and percentages. Compute and describe data using basic statistical techniques. Use linear models for business decision making. Apply linear regression and correlation analysis to problems with two business variables. Solve business problems involving simple interest and compound interest.
               
Course Code
LSH-2233
Credit Hours
3
Level
UG
Course Description
Identify and critically evaluate art and design styles from different cultures as well as distinguish the major art movements through history - past and present. Interpret and experiment with different themes and imagery as well as demonstrate an understanding of the formal elements and principles of design used in a work of art. Research and present materials collaboratively via written and oral media. Research a particular artist, artistic genre, or period of art and offer interpretations that demonstrate the application of art criticism language covered in the course.
               
Course Code
LSH-2903
Credit Hours
3
Level
UG
Course Description
Develop an understanding of the nature, theories, and concepts of community service and in particular the differences between charitable, voluntary and community service. Explore ideas of civic responsibility, investigate the different types of community service options available and discuss the contributions and impact they have on immediate and wider communities and societies. Plan and engage in 15- 20 hours of community service, report and reflect on the experience.
               
Course Code
LSS-2003
Credit Hours
3
Level
UG
Course Description
Introduces the techniques and methods of applied research. Write a research proposal and carry out primary research and relate it to secondary research. Produce a findings report overviewing the research conducted and interpreting the findings in written and oral format.  Demonstrate knowledge of concepts by way of a journal article review and knowledge test.
               
Course Code
LSH-2203
Credit Hours
3
Level
UG
Course Description
Demonstrate knowledge of the basic principles of critical thinking. Identify the things that stop us from thinking critically. Recognize argument structures and begin to evaluate and construct valid arguments. Identify the key fallacies people make in their reasoning. Apply the concepts/principles studied during the course.
               
Course Code
LSN-2433
Credit Hours
3
Level
UG
Course Description
Recognise basic ecological concepts and describe a variety of interactions between organisms, natural selection and adaptation to the environment.  Define species, population, community and ecosystem. Recognise the main marine and terrestrial ecosystems in the UAE and the Gulf Region and major land ecosystems in the world. Describe the carbon, hydrological and nutrient cycles and identify human influences on these cycles. Describe practical applications of ecological knowledge: nature conservation and waste management.
               
Course Code
LSC-2113
Credit Hours
14
Level
UG
Course Description
Third semester BAS course focusing on the language needed by English teachers as they manage the learning process. Through microteaching scenarios, students will explore a mixture of tasks designed to simulate classroom teaching, such as producing clear, level-appropriate and linguistically accurate spoken classroom instructions, rewriting texts to make them more accessible to lower level learners, and demonstrating competence in handling routine pedagogical interchanges in the classroom.
               
Course Code
LSC-2183
Credit Hours
3
Level
UG
Course Description
Designed to improve the oral and written English communication skills of students studying degree programmes in Engineering, Health Sciences, IT, Applied Media and Business. Using input from texts, videos, and audio materials on a range of topics related to their programme studies, students actively participate in engaging work-related discussions and decision-making tasks with a strong focus on professional language use.
               
Course Code
GCD-1022
Credit Hours
3
Level
UG
Course Description
Focusses on developing general English (75%) as well as English for Specific Purposes (25%) related to the work-place and core content of the program courses. English, IT, research and study skills will be employed to complete a range of tasks to facilitate English language acquisition. The expected exit level is approximately CEFR mid-B1
               
Course Code
GCD-1032
Credit Hours
3
Level
UG
Course Description
Focuses on the English communication skills required for successful study in the relevant programs. The level expected is approximately CEFR mid-B1 in all four language skills: Speaking, listening, reading and writing.
               
Course Code
GCD-2022
Credit Hours
3
Level
UG
Course Description
Continues to develop general English (25%) but with an increasing emphasis on English for Specific Purposes (75%) related to the work-place and core content of the program courses. English, IT, research and study skills will be employed to complete a range of tasks. The expected exit level is approximately CEFR mid to upper B1
               
Course Code
LSH-2343
Credit Hours
3
Level
UG
Course Description
Describe ethics as a discipline. Apply various forms of moral reasoning in ethical decision making. Discuss the role of ethics in a work or educational environment. Investigate a range of ethical issues and dilemmas that may arise in an industry or profession, giving relevant examples and applying principles. Investigate the relationships between ethics and sustainable development.
               
Course Code
LSH-2113
Credit Hours
3
Level
UG
Course Description
NA
               
Course Code
LSG-2453
Credit Hours
3
Level
UG
Course Description
NA
               
Course Code
LSH-2023
Credit Hours
3
Level
UG
Course Description
Identify and explain the fundamental social, cultural, economic, environmental, political and social characteristics of globalisation. Identify, explain and analyze the challenges and opportunities offered to the Arab Gulf states by globalisation. Compare, contrast and evaluate the various ways Arab Gulf culture has responded to globalisation's effect on cultural, national and regional identities. Explain and defend ideas using reflective practices.
               
Course Code
LSN-1303
Credit Hours
3
Level
UG
Course Description
Describe the state of complete physical, mental and social well-being. Describe the roles of the cardiovascular system, the skeletal muscular system and energy systems during exercise. Identify the importance of nutrition and its relevance to health and disease. Identify the key concepts of social and psychosocial development in adolescence and young adulthood. Identify issues in mental, psychosocial and social health and identify common stress management techniques. Demonstrate basic first aid for some common and life-threatening problems.
               
Course Code
LSH-2353
Credit Hours
3
Level
UG
Course Description
Understand the history of the Arabian Peninsula and wider Middle East. Learn about the Jahiliya period then the Rashiddun Caliphate before considering Gulf society in the 14th to 16th centuries and Indian Ocean trade and influence. Understand the role of the British Empire in the Gulf from 1800 - 1900, the treaty system and establishment of protectorates before analyzing the creation and transformation of its sovereign states with particular emphasis on the UAE
               
Course Code
LSS-2403
Credit Hours
3
Level
UG
Course Description
NA
               
Course Code
LSS-2113
Credit Hours
3
Level
UG
Course Description
Provides a platform for students to explore intercultural issues in a contemporary global society. Describes the key concepts and components of culture. Compares and contrasts different culture's analytical frameworks. Demonstrates an understanding of cultural diversity, multiculturalism, social change, and intercultural communication issues. Recognises how culture may result in conflict and applies different strategies to resolve it. Critically analyses cultural case studies by applying concepts and terms through research based projects.
               
Course Code
LSN-1113
Credit Hours
3
Level
UG
Course Description
Define sustainability and sustainable development. Explain the environmental, social, and economic significance of natural resource extraction at a local, regional, national, and global level. Understand and explain the human impact on the planet using a variety of measures. Recognise the human impact on basic ecological systems. Relate the concept of social responsibility to local, regional, national, and global issues.
               
Course Code
LSH-2223
Credit Hours
3
Level
UG
Course Description
Analyse examples of moral reasoning and justify ethical standpoints. Describe ethical theories and apply to different situations. Explain and critique various issues in global ethics. Research and analyse arguments on ethical issues, which may include those related to students' program areas and professional ethics. Reflect on their own code of ethics.
               
Course Code
LSN-2503
Credit Hours
8
Level
UG
Course Description
Identify the major physiological areas that are affected by nutrition. Describe the fundamental physiology of digestive processes. Evaluate energy needs and balance along with their health implications. Identify the effect of poor nutrition to illness and diseases, including but not limited to food borne diseases, diabetes, and cardiovascular diseases. Understand the importance of food safety and security in the preparation and storage of food. Describe the role of nutrition in growth and health throughout the life cycle.
               
Course Code
LSS-1243
Credit Hours
3
Level
UG
Course Description
Provides a platform for students to explore intercultural issues in a contemporary global society.  Describes the key concepts and components of culture. Compares and contrasts different culture’s analytical frameworks.  Demonstrates an understanding of cultural diversity, multiculturalism, social change, and intercultural communication issues.  Recognises how culture may result in conflict and applies different strategies to resolve it.  Critically analyses cultural case studies by applying concepts and terms through research based projects.
               
Course Code
LSH-2143
Credit Hours
3
Level
UG
Course Description
Analyse and discuss the meaning of leadership and the leadership styles of UAE leaders to better understand real world leadership challenges. Utilise leadership communication tools to develop the leadership skills of both leading and following class mates, required for effective teamwork, both inside and outside the classroom. Explore strengths and weaknesses in leadership roles in practical situations both inside and outside the classroom and through self-reflection.
               
Course Code
LSS-1003
Credit Hours
3
Level
UG
Course Description
Recognise the importance of self-awareness and life skill development for successful college life. Understand the HCT policies, resources, structures and services. Apply a range of learning support systems, resources and software. Demonstrate an understanding of higher education research resources and strategies, including avoiding plagiarism by citing sources. Apply time management, critical thinking, team work and effective study skills to aid student success. Engage the community in 25 hours of community service work.
               
Course Code
LSS-1123
Credit Hours
3
Level
UG
Course Description
Provides knowledge and skills relevant to scientific research including the basic concepts and processes of research methodology, innovation and development. Enables the identification of research problems, the formulation of hypotheses and the clarification of assumptions. Explains the processes of: literature review; data collection, analysis and interpretation; and the writing of a research report. Examines both quantative and qualitative models of research and analysis. Fosters creative and innovative thinking and provides opportunities for their practical application.
               
Course Code
LSN-1213
Credit Hours
3
Level
UG
Course Description
Describe significant dimensions of fitness, health, and wellness. Identify key components of anatomy and physiology in their application to physical activity. Participate in a personal training program, team sport, body balance or aquatics to improve baseline fitness. Apply self- management skills to enable decision making for healthy and active lifestyles. Demonstrate basic first aid for some common and life-threatening problems.
               
Course Code
LSC-3013
Credit Hours
3
Level
UG
Course Description
Focuses on career preparation by developing students' writing, speaking, listening, presentation and negotiation skills and strategies. Students will demonstrate a mastery of the job application process by identifying, describing, and taking part in the different steps of applying for a job and culminating in a mock job interview. They will also demonstrate proficiency in conducting and participating in career-related meetings, simulations, presentations, and decision-making, as well as creating meeting agendas, professional letters and other career-related written communications.
               
Course Code
LSM-1123
Credit Hours
3
Level
UG
Course Description
Apply the principles of inductive and deductive reasoning. Demonstrate proficiency in mathematical skills and conceptual understanding of the following topics: number theory, mathematical modeling, contemporary applications and geometry. Apply mathematical concepts to a variety of real world problems. Apply the concepts learned to the fields of music, design, photography and media in a project-based environment.
               
Course Code
LSS-2533
Credit Hours
3
Level
UG
Course Description
Introduces the techniques and methods of applied research. Write a research proposal and carry out primary research and relate it to secondary research. Produce a findings report overviewing the research conducted and interpreting the findings in written and oral format.  Demonstrate knowledge of concepts by way of a journal article review and knowledge test.
               
Course Code
LSS-3003
Credit Hours
3
Level
UG
Course Description
NA
               
Course Code
LSM-1113
Credit Hours
3
Level
UG
Course Description
NA

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Course Code
LSC-2103
Credit Hours
3
Level
UG
Course Description
Fourth semester BAS course focusing on refining the skills needed for understanding longer texts and developing academic integrity and competency in writing academic English on a researched topic to a professional standard. Students interpret information and argument provided in longer academic texts and produce written English which successfully demonstrates their critical understanding of a topic and clear use of academic honesty principles using standard APA guidelines.
               
Course Code
LSS-2003
Credit Hours
3
Level
UG
Course Description
Introduces the techniques and methods of applied research. Write a research proposal and carry out primary research and relate it to secondary research. Produce a findings report overviewing the research conducted and interpreting the findings in written and oral format.  Demonstrate knowledge of concepts by way of a journal article review and knowledge test.
               
Course Code
LSC-2183
Credit Hours
3
Level
UG
Course Description
Designed to improve the oral and written English communication skills of students studying degree programmes in Engineering, Health Sciences, IT, Applied Media and Business. Using input from texts, videos, and audio materials on a range of topics related to their programme studies, students actively participate in engaging work-related discussions and decision-making tasks with a strong focus on professional language use.
               
Course Code
LSC-2183
Credit Hours
3
Level
UG
Course Description
Designed to improve the oral and written English communication skills of students studying degree programmes in Engineering, Health Sciences, IT, Applied Media and Business. Using input from texts, videos, and audio materials on a range of topics related to their programme studies, students actively participate in engaging work-related discussions and decision-making tasks with a strong focus on professional language use.
               
Course Code
LSN-2503
Credit Hours
3
Level
UG
Course Description
Identify the major physiological areas that are affected by nutrition. Describe the fundamental physiology of digestive processes. Evaluate energy needs and balance along with their health implications. Identify the effect of poor nutrition to illness and diseases, including but not limited to food borne diseases, diabetes, and cardiovascular diseases. Understand the importance of food safety and security in the preparation and storage of food. Describe the role of nutrition in growth and health throughout the life cycle.
               
Course Code
LSC-3013
Credit Hours
3
Level
UG
Course Description
Focuses on career preparation by developing students' writing, speaking, listening, presentation and negotiation skills and strategies. Students will demonstrate a mastery of the job application process by identifying, describing, and taking part in the different steps of applying for a job and culminating in a mock job interview. They will also demonstrate proficiency in conducting and participating in career-related meetings, simulations, presentations, and decision-making, as well as creating meeting agendas, professional letters and other career-related written communications.
               
Course Code
LSS-2533
Credit Hours
3
Level
UG
Course Description
Introduces the techniques and methods of applied research. Write a research proposal and carry out primary research and relate it to secondary research. Produce a findings report overviewing the research conducted and interpreting the findings in written and oral format.  Demonstrate knowledge of concepts by way of a journal article review and knowledge test.
               
Course Code
LSS-2533
Credit Hours
3
Level
UG
Course Description
Introduces the techniques and methods of applied research. Write a research proposal and carry out primary research and relate it to secondary research. Produce a findings report overviewing the research conducted and interpreting the findings in written and oral format.  Demonstrate knowledge of concepts by way of a journal article review and knowledge test.
               
Course Code
LSS-2533
Credit Hours
3
Level
UG
Course Description
Introduces the techniques and methods of applied research. Write a research proposal and carry out primary research and relate it to secondary research. Produce a findings report overviewing the research conducted and interpreting the findings in written and oral format.  Demonstrate knowledge of concepts by way of a journal article review and knowledge test.
               
Course Code
LSM-1113
Credit Hours
3
Level
UG
Course Description
Categorise, organise, summarise and present data in a meaningful way. Compute measures of central tendency and variability of data sets. Apply basic rules of probability to calculate the likelihood of random events. Construct the probability distribution of a discrete random variable and demonstrate its application to real life problems. Describe the characteristics of the normal distribution and demonstrate its application to real world problems. Perform regression analysis to make informed predictions about relationships between quantitative variables.
               
Course Code
LSM-1113
Credit Hours
3
Level
UG
Course Description
NA

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