MATH 001: Preparatory Year Mathematics I (SCI) (4-0-4)

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This is the first Preparatory Year Mathematics I, which shall be covered in fifteen weeks of the first semester. The topics in this part shall be on some preliminary introduction on Arithmetic operations, Fraction, Percentages and unit conversion; Sets; Real Numbers system; Polynomials; Complex numbers; equation and inequalities; Function and operations on functions, transformations of functions; quadratic equations and quadratic functions and their solutions; Polynomial and Rational Functions; graphs.

MATH 002: Preparatory Year Mathematics II (SCI) (4-0-4)

Prerequisites: MATH 001

The topics in this course will include exponential and Logarithm functions,trigonometric functions; trigonometric equations and identities; laws of sines and cosines, complex numbers, polar coordinates, vector operations and applications. Systems of linear equations and matrices, determinants and sets of systems of linear equations; analytic geometry in two dimensions (Parabolas, Ellipses and Hyperbolas).

MATH 011: Preparatory Year Mathematics I (BUS) (4-0-4)

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This is the first part of the preparatory year of mathematics for business. It will be covered during the first fifteen weeks of the first semester. The topics in this part shall be on Arithmetic operations, Fractions, Real numbers system, Polynomials, Factoring polynomial rational expressions; Rational exponents, Radical expressions, Complex solution of quadratic equation, Complex numbers, Operation with complex numbers, equations and inequalities, linear equation in one variable, linear inequalities, solving equations graphically, Numerically, and Algebraically.

MATH 012: Preparatory Year Mathematics II (BUS) (4-0-4)

Prerequisites: MATH 011

The topics in this part shall be of functions; Cartesian coordinate system; Function Notation; Linear functions; Polynomial and Rational Functions; graphs; exponential and Logarithm functions. Systems of equations of two variables, matrices and systems of equations, operations on matrices.

PCS 001: Preparatory Computer Skills (3-1-3)

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This course is an introduction to basic computer concepts. The course covers information processing, problem solving, and microcomputer software packages. Topics include Microsoft Windows operating system, and Microsoft office, which includes general purpose application software. Using a step-by-step approach, students will learn to use basic features of MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint to create, edit and format presentations including importing pictures and sound. The course will help students understand their English language courses by studying the basic vocabulary and terminologies related to computer technology.

ENGL 001 : Preparatory Year English I (4-0-4)

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This is a pre-intermediate level course that focuses on building and improving students’ English language proficiency with application of holistic and integrated skills approach in all communication domains: reading, writing, listening and speaking. Emphasis is placed on developing unique and varied communication styles and increasing fluency through reading comprehension enhancement, vocabulary building strategies and grammar specialization. It is an eight-week course with 22 hours of instructions each week that takes Pre Intermediate students from low A2 to B1 level of the Common European Framework Reference (CEFR).

ENGL 002 : Preparatory Year English II (4-0-4)

Prerequisites: ENGL 001

This is an intermediate course level that focuses on English mastery and improving student’s proficiency with the multicultural comparative setting which includes thorough and comprehensive work on grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and the four skills of reading, listening, speaking and writing. It further prepares students for the IETLS examination to certify students as a fluent English speaker. It is an eight-week course with 22 hours of instructions each week, which takes students from B1 to B2 level of the Common European Framework Reference (CEFR).

ENGL 003 : Preparatory Year English III (4-0-4)

Prerequisites: ENGL 002

This is an upper intermediate level course that focuses on further developing student’s mastery of the English language and finalizes a student’s preparation for the IELTS examination. It prepares students to achieve a score of IELTS Band 5.0 or greater and allows students to use English as a means for learning in any content areas at the undergraduate level. Completion of this course will be sufficient to measure a student’s fluency in the English language in all four communicative domains: reading, writing, speaking and listening. It is an eight-week course with 22 hours of instructions each week that takes students from B2 to C1 level of the Common European Framework Reference (CEFR).

ENGL 004 : Preparatory Year English IV (4-0-4)

Prerequisites: ENGL 003

This is an upper intermediate level course that focuses on further developing student’s mastery of the English language and finalizes a student’s preparation for the IELTS examination. It prepares students to achieve a score of IELTS Band 5.0 or greater and allows students to use English as a means for learning in any content areas at the undergraduate level. Completion of this course will be sufficient to measure a student’s fluency in the English language in all four communicative domains: reading, writing, speaking and listening. It is an eight-week course with 22 hours of instructions each week that takes students from B2 to C1 level of the Common European Framework Reference (CEFR).

ENGL 005 : Preparatory Year English V (4-0-4)

Prerequisites: ENGL 004

This is an upper intermediate to advanced undergraduate level course that focuses on developing students’ test taking skills for IELTS. This program prepares participants for all parts of the IELTS exam – Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking modules. It focuses on the skills and techniques which are required to sit the test and assists students to familiarize themselves with the various test formats and directions. It familiarizes them with the types of questions that are tested in each section and identifies the weak areas of each student and provides tips to overcome them. Undergraduates will practice different language tasks through a variety of academic orientated activities and assignments aimed at Freshman year students.