Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Deadline: March 1, 2018
  • Credit: 15 - 16 semester hours / 22.5 - 24 quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.75 Overall GPA

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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Dates: Jan 11 – May 17, 2018 (18 weeks)
  • Credit: 15 - 16 semester hours / 22.5 - 24 quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.75 Overall GPA

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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Dates: Aug 17, 2017 – May 17, 2018 (39 weeks)
  • Credit: 15 - 16 semester hours / 22.5 - 24 quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.75 Overall GPA

Overview

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With the world’s tallest structure and a manmade archipelago in the shape of a palm tree to its credit, the United Arab Emirates will fascinate you with engineering feats alone. Add its Gulf location and rich oil reserves that feed into the global economy, and it’s a truly interesting place to see how tradition and modern life converge while you learn about Arabian culture and develop your Arabic language skills.

Unique experiences

  • Attend a cutting-edge university

    with students from 93 nations.

  • Ramp up your Arabic language skills

    while you learn about the UAE’s impact on global business and cultural exchange.

  • See more of the Gulf region

    with trips to Dubai, Al-Ain, and Abu Dhabi.

  • mosques

    600+
  • years of history and culture

    5,000
  • hours of sunshine each year

    3,506

Location & Culture

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Just 40 minutes from the center of fast-paced, cosmopolitan Dubai, Sharjah Emirate welcomes visitors to explore Gulf culture in relative quiet and comfort. Long considered the cultural capital of the UAE, Sharjah was named the Capital of Islamic Culture in 2014 for its efforts to preserve and promote culture. Sharjah has extensive museums, traditional souks (markets), and sites to explore.

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The Culture

EXCURSIONS & ACTIVITIES

  • See the world from Dubai's highest tower, Burj Khalifa.
  • Try the traditional mode of local transportation – camel.
  • Count stars in the night sky on a desert safari.
  • See more of the region, such as Al Ain Oasis (known for its underground irrigation system), Dubai and Abu Dhabi, where old (like the largest mosque in the UAE, Sheikh Zayed Mosque) meets new; Masdar City (moving toward use of only solar and other renewable energies); and Oman, a country in stark contrast to conservative UAE.
  • Visit Sharjah museums, galleries, and traditional souks.
  • Jump into university life with student clubs, and connect with UAE and other international students.

PROJECTS

  • Volunteer and give back through local NGOs or participate in university student clubs and organizations. It’s a great way to get closer to the Emirati community.
  • Meet up with a conversation partner to coax along your growing Arabic skills.

Daily Life

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  • HOUSING

    Resident Halls: Students share double rooms in residence halls on the campus of American University of Sharjah. Residence hall facilities are gender segregated, although women and men may interact freely in most other campus buildings. Most rooms include a small kitchenette and bathroom facilities. Each hall also has shared kitchens, computer labs, exercise rooms, and laundry rooms.

  • MEALS

    Meals are not included or provided. Students can make meals in their halls, eat at restaurants, cafeterias, and cafes on campus, or order take-out to be delivered from neighborhood restaurants.

Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

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    AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF SHARJAH

    SHARJAH

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The program details

This program combines Arabic language and Middle Eastern and Gulf studies courses with electives in social sciences, humanities, natural sciences, business, engineering, and more at the American University of Sharjah (AUS). Studying with peers from all over the Arab world provides unique exposure to many different perspectives and ideas.

American University of Sharjah (AUS). Founded in 1997, the university combines American-style education with the traditional values and modern aspirations of the UAE and the Gulf region. The University hosts about 5,500 students from 93 nations – more than 65% are from Arab nations. Faculty come from more than 45 countries. About 40% of all students live in campus housing. AUS business, engineering, and architecture programs have U.S. accreditation (by AACSB, ABET and NAAB, respectively), easing the transfer of your course credit back home.

All courses are taught by AUS faculty.

Academics

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Academics

  • CLASS FORMAT

    CIEE students enroll in classes with other university students and visiting international students. Courses include a combination of lecture, discussion, independent and group projects, and laboratory work. Average class size is 24 students.

  • GRADING

    The AUS grading scale is identical to that used at most U.S. universities, using letter grades A-F with pluses and minuses, and a 4.0 grade-point system.

  • ACADEMIC CULTURE

    Although many faculty members have U.S. or Canadian citizenship, and the university is designed to encourage lively discussion and scholarly debate, faculty and students are expected to respect traditional beliefs and religious values.

Eligibility

  • OVERALL GPA

    Students need to have a GPA of at least 2.75.

Curriculum

Program Credit

  • Total credit, semester: 15-16 semester/22.5-24 quarter hours
  • Total credit, academic year: 30-32 semester/45-48 quarter hours
  • Contact hours: Most classes: 45; credits – 3/semester
  • Some natural science courses have 60; credits – 4/semester

Students enroll in five classes per semester:

  • 1 Arabic language course
  • 1 elective with a Gulf or Middle Eastern focus
  • 3 additional elective courses  

Spring 2018 Courses

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Note: This course listing is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a contract between CIEE and any applicant, student, institution, or other party. The courses, as described, may be subject to change as a result of ongoing curricular revisions, assignment of lecturers and teaching staff, and program development. Courses may be canceled due to insufficient enrollment.

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

Arabic Language
All participants in this program are required to take at least one Arabic language course. Students typically select one of the Arabic classes as a second language course listed below, although students with a higher proficiency level may be able to enroll in other Arabic language courses.
Elementary Arabic I
Elementary Arabic II
Intermediate Arabic I Media Arabic
Arabic Literature Introduction to Arabic Heritage I
Introduction to Arabic Heritage II
Arabs and the West: The Andalusian Symbioses
Social Context of Arabic
Sufism: Readings in Islamic Mysticism
Classical Arab/Islamic Culture
Qu’ranic Studies

Biology
General Biology I
General Biology II
Introduction to Human Biology
Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology
Ecology
Cell Biology
Principles of Virology
Cellular and Molecular Immunology
Ecosystems Management

Chemistry
General Chemistry I
General Chemistry II
Basics of Chemistry
Biochemistry
Nanomaterials: Science and Applications
Organic Chemistry I
Organic Chemistry II
Organic Chemistry Lab I
Physical Chemistry II
Instrumental Analysis

Education
Globalization and Education

English Language
Advanced Academic Writing
Professional Communication for Engineers
Psychology of Language
Public Speaking
Introduction to Language Study
English Grammar
Writing for Business
Discourse Analysis

English Literature
Introduction to Literature
20th Century British Literature
American Novel
Contemporary World Literature
Literature as Film

Environmental Science
Principles of Environment Science
Introduction to Sustainability
Assessment and Management of Environmental Impact 
Waste Treatment
Fundamentals of Environmental Science
Environmental Chemistry
Soil and Water Chemistry

History
Modern Arab History
World History I
World History II
History Science and Technology
History of the Family Women in History

International Studies
Global Problems
South Asian Culture and History
Human Rights in World Politics
Globalization
Global Political Economy
Imperialism
War and Peace in the Middle East

Mass Communications
Introduction to Digital Media Design
Introduction to Media Literacy
Introduction to Mass Communication Studies
Intermediate Digital Media Design in Mass Communication
Integrated Marketing Communication
Theories of Mass Communication
Writing for Mass Communication
Media and Professional Presentations
Principles of Advertising
Principles of Public Relations
Principles of Journalism
Principles of Media Production and Performance
Mass Communication Research Methods
Film Criticism
Social Media for Mass Communication
Literary Journalism
Intercultural Communication
Mass Communication Law and Ethics
Advertising Copy and Layout
Case Studies in Public Relations 
Broadcast Journalism
News Writing
Multiple Camera Studio Production
Strategic Communications Research
Advertising Media Planning
Advertising Campaigns
Public Relations Campaigns
Advanced Public Relations Writing
Writing and Reporting for Broadcast News
Advanced News Writing
Editorial and Critical Writing
Writing and Producing for Documentaries

Mathematics
Pre Preparatory Math for Engineers 
Preparatory Business Mathematics
Preparatory Math for Architects
Fundamentals of Logic and Geometry
Mathematics for Business I
Mathematics for Business II
Calculus I
Calculus II
Mathematics for Architects
Introduction to Arab/Islamic History of Mathematics
Calculus III
Differential Equations
Discrete Mathematics
Mathematics for Finance
Fundamental concepts of Geometry 
Complex Variables
Linear Algebra Advanced Calculus Numerical Analysis

Statistics
Introduction to Statistics for Engineering
Introduction to Statistics for Social Sciences 
Introduction to Survey Sampling Analysis

Middle Eastern Studies
Introduction to Arabic Heritage I
Introduction to Arabic Heritage II
Arabs and the West: The Andalusian Symbioses
Social Context of Arabic
Sufism: Readings in Islamic Mysticism
Classical Arab/Islamic Culture
Qu’ranic Studies
Islamic Art and Architected
Fundamentals Islamic Banking 
War and Peace in the Middle East

Philosophy
Ethics for Professionals
Introduction to Philosophy
Modern Philosophy 
Ethics and Information Technology
Themes in Western Thought

Physics
General Physics I
Predatory Physics
Conceptual Physics
General Physics Laboratory I
General Physics II
General Physics Laboratory II
Astronomy
Physics for Architects
Modern Physics
Modern Physics Laboratory

Political Science
Comparative Politics
Introduction to Political Studies
Politics and Civil Society in the Middle East
International Organizations
Public International Law
Wars, Conflicts, and Diplomacy
American Foreign Policy
The American Political System

Psychology Social Psychology
Introduction to Psychology
Scientific Method in Psychology
Organizational Psychology
Cultural Psychology
Psychology Bilingualism 
Psychology Research Experience

Sociology
Introduction to Sociology
Religion and Society
Introduction to Chinese Culture and Society
Urban Sociology
Women’s Studies
Introduction to Women’s Studies
Women’s Voices Across Cultures
Anthropology
World Cultures

Music
Elements of Music
Class Voice and Music Notation
Class Piano
Survey of World Music
Applied Lessons
Music Ensemble
Class piano and History
Advanced Applied Lessons
Advanced Music Ensemble
Musical Theatre and Performance

Theatre
Theatre Application
Dramatic Process
Elements of Theatrical Design 
Technical Theatre Lab
Rehearsal and Performance
Theatrical Makeup and Special Effects 

Geography
World Cultural Geography

SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE, ART, AND DESIGN

Architecture
Architectural and Interior Design Studio I
Architectural and Interior Design Studio II
Islamic Art and Architecture
Modern Architecture and Urban Form
Islamic Art and Architecture
Introduction to Digital Fabrication
Introduction to Building Construction and Systems
Photography Visual Representation
Structures for Architects 
Environmental Energies and Building Form
Architectural Detailing
Advanced Topics in Material Fabrication
Environmental Control Systems
Professional Practice
Abstract and Esoteric Tectonics
Architectural Design Studio VII
Architectural Design Studio VIII
Critical Practice and Contemporary Discourse 
Architectural Design Studio IV
Architectural Design Studio VI
Applied Computer-Aided Design
Materials and Methods 

Design
Descriptive Drawing II
Modern Developments in Architecture
Research Methodologies for Design 
Fundamentals of Design Management
Critical Discourse in Design
History of Photography Portrait
Package Design
Innovation and Strategy
Exhibition Project 
Design Foundations II
Communication Design
Digital Media in Communication Design
History of Design

Interior Design
Interior Design Studio I
Interior Design Studio II
Interior Materials and Methods
Furniture and Furnishing
Temporal Formation
Interior Design Studio VI
Environmental Control Systems in Interior Design

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT

Accounting
Fundamentals of Financial Accounting
Fundamentals of Managerial Accounting
Intermediate Financial Accounting I
Intermediate Financial Accounting II
Cost Accounting
Income Tax I
Accounting Information Systems
Advanced Financial Accounting
Auditing
International Accounting Standards

Economics
Principles of Microeconomics
Intermediate Microeconomics
International Trade
International Monetary Economics
Development Economics
Health Economics
Money and Banking

Finance
Fundamentals of Financial Management
Real Estate Investing
Analysis of Financial Statements
Banking
Investments
Fundamentals Islamic Banking
Trading and Financial Markets
Advanced Financial Modeling
International Finance
Portfolio Management
Asset Valuation
Case Studies Corporate Finance

Management
Organizational Behavior
Fundamentals of Management 
Management of Public Organizations
Managing Human Resources
Management and Leadership Development
International Business
Fund of Family Business
Managing Change and Innovation
Enterprise Recourse Planning
Career Management
Women in Leadership
Business Policy and Strategy
Business Ethics and Social Responsibility
Project Management
Entrepreneurship

Marketing
Consumer Behavior
Fundamentals of Marketing
Marketing and Negotiations
The Business of Luxury
Event Marketing 
Fashion Marketing 
Marketing Research
International Marketing
Marketing Communications
Brand Management
Marketing Strategy

SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING

Chemical Engineering
Fluid Flow
Principles of Chemical Engineering I
Principles of Chemical Engineering II
Fluid Mechanics
Process Design Safety and Control
Process Design Safety and Economics
Petroleum Refining Process 
Unit Operations and Control Lab
Air Pollution 
Water and Wastewater Treatment Design 
Fundamentals of Biochemical Engineering
Introduction to Biochemical Engineering 
Materials Science
Advanced Materials Science
Computer Methods in Chemical Engineering
Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics I
Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics II
Heat Transfer
Chemical Reaction Engineering
Mass Transfer
Engineering Economy
Separation Processes
Professional Training in Chemical Engineering

Civil Engineering
Construction Materials Lab
Fundamentals of Graphic Computer Programming
Statics
Construction Materials and Quality Control 
Mechanics of Materials
Geology
Fluid Mechanics
Elementary Surveying
Field Plan Surveying 
Urban Transport Planning
Civil Engineering Cost Analysis
Theory of Structure
Geotechnical Engineering Lab
Environmental and Water Engineering Lab
Fundamentals of Structural Dynamics
Structural Steel Design
Reinforced Concrete Design  
Numerical Methods in Engineering 
Geotechnical Engineering Principles
Water Resources Engineering
Professional Training in Civil Engineering
Structural Concrete Design
Advanced Foundation Engineering
Urban Water Infrastructure Management 
Traffic Engineering
Highway Bridge Design 
Environmental Engineering
Highway Design
Project Estimating, Planning, and Control

Computer Engineering
Digital Systems
Microcontrollers
Software Design for Engineers
Computer Architecture and Organization
Database Systems
Advanced Digital Systems Design
Computer Security
Internet Programming 
Computer Networks I
Embedded Systems: Design And Applications
Software Engineering
Computer Science
Introduction to Computer Science I
Introduction to Computer Science II
Digital Systems
Discrete Structures
Ethics for Computing and Information Technology
Introduction to Computer Systems
GUI Design and Programming
Data Structure and Algorithms 
Operating Systems
Design and Analysis of Algorithms 
Mobile Application Development
3D Drawing and Animation Study
Internet and Network Computing
Artificial Intelligence 
Cloud Computing  

Electrical Engineering
Electric Circuits I
Electric Circuits II
Electric Circuits and Devices
Electromagnetics
Signals and Systems
Digital Signal Processing
Electronics I
Electronics II
Electronics I Laboratory
Electronics II Laboratory
Signal Processing
Electrical Energy Conversion
Control Systems
Probability and Stochastic Processes
Communications 
Power System Analysis
Medical Instrumentation 
Electronics II

Industrial Engineering 
Operation Research I
Operation Research II
Quality Engineering 
Stochastic Processes Simulation 
Analysis of Production Systems 
Analysis of Supply Chain 
Facility Design and Operation 
Maintenance Engineering 
Six Sigma Methodology 
Industrial Scheduling 
Fundamentals Manufacturing Systems 
Safety Engineering 
Industrial Resources Planning 

Mechanical Engineering
Introduction to Engineering Drawing Workshop
Statics
Dynamics
Mechanics of Materials
Engineering Mechanics Statics and Dynamics
Statics Dynamics for Computer Engineering 
Computer Applications in Mechanical Engineering I
Materials Science
Solid Modeling
Fluid Mechanics
Thermodynamics
Engineering Measurements
Mechanical Design I
Mechanical Design II
Numerical Methods in Engineering
Computer Applications in Mechanical Engineering II
Dynamic Systems
Manufacturing Processes
Materials and Manufacturing Processes Laboratory
Thermodynamics II
Heat Transfer
Thermofluids Laboratory
Control Systems
Dynamics and Control Systems Lab
Kinematics and Dynamics of Machinery
Mechanical Vibrations
Renewable Energy Systems
Introduction to Mechatronics
Applied Finite Element Analysis
Applied Finite Element Analysis
Composite Materials
Intermediate Fluid Mechanics
Turbomachines
Introduction to Computational Fluid Dynamics

Petroleum Engineering
Petroleum Refining Processes
Natural Gas Processing
Corrosion
Energy Conservation and Management
Turbomachines
Petroleum Reservoir Engineering
Petroleum Drilling and Production
Formation Evaluation
Enhanced Oil Recovery
Special Topics in Petroleum Engineering

Fall 2018 Courses

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Note: This course listing is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a contract between CIEE and any applicant, student, institution, or other party. The courses, as described, may be subject to change as a result of ongoing curricular revisions, assignment of lecturers and teaching staff, and program development. Courses may be canceled due to insufficient enrollment.

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

Arabic Language
All participants in this program are required to take at least one Arabic language course. Students typically select one of the Arabic as a second language courses listed below, although students with a higher proficiency level may be able to enroll in other Arabic language courses.

Elementary Arabic I
Elementary Arabic II
Intermediate Arabic I
Intermediate Arabic II

Arabic Literature
Introduction to Arabic Heritage I
Introduction to Arabic Heritage II
Modern Arab History Through Literature
Contemporary Arabic Literature
Arab-Islamic Culture and Civilization
Arab Identity and Thought
Classical Arab/Islamic Culture
Modern Arabic Poetry
Literature of the Arabian Gulf
Islamic Texts in Translation
Literary Criticism from the Arab Perspective
Qu’ranic Studies
War and Peace in Arabic Literature and Film

Biology
General Biology I
General Biology II
Introduction to Human Biology
Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology
Environmental Ecology
Genetics
Ecosystems Management
Cell and Molecular Biology
Microbiology
Evolution and Biodiversity
Aquatic Environments
Desert and Maritime Plants

Chemistry
General Chemistry I
General Chemistry II
Chemistry and Everyday Life
Chemistry and the Environment
Organic Chemistry I
Organic Chemistry II
Organic Chemistry Lab I
Organic Chemistry Lab II
Basic Concepts of Inorganic Chemistry
Quantitative Analysis
Organic Chemistry III
Chemistry of Transition Metals
Physical Chemistry I
Physical Chemistry II
Physical Chemistry III
Physical Chemistry Lab
Instrumental Analysis
Introduction to Biochemistry
Spectroscopy in Organic Chemistry
Biophysical Chemistry

Education
Philosophy of Education
Introduction to Teaching
Globalization and Education
Teaching and Learning in an Electronic Environment
Classroom Discourse
Teaching and Learning in a Foreign Language
Methodology and Materials Development
Curriculum Development

English Language 
Writing About Literature
Advanced Academic Writing
English for Engineering
Public Speaking
Introduction to Language Study
English Grammar
Writing for Business
Development of the English Language
Writing for Visual Media
Language in Society
Stylistics
Cultures in Contact
The Sound Patterns of Language
The Psychology of Language
Meaning in Language
English and Globalization
Language Variation in Media
Language and Gender
Advanced English Grammar
Discourse Analysis

English Literature
Introduction to Literature
Nineteenth Century American Literature
Contemporary World Literature
Introduction to Literary Theory
Creative Writing
Shakespeare’s Plays
British Literature Until 1600
British Literature: 1600-1800
Nineteenth Century British Literature
Twentieth Century British Literature
Twentieth Century American Literature
East Meets West: Colonial and Post-Colonial Encounters
Modern Drama and Beyond
Literature as Film
Shakespeare on Film
The American Novel
Early English Novel
Modern British Novel

Environmental Science
Principles of Environment Science
Fundamentals of Environmental Science
Environmental Chemistry
Physical Geography
Environmental Modeling
Environmental Toxicology
Environment Strategies and Regulations
Environmental Assessment and Management
Concepts and Models in Environmental Management Systems
Waste Treatment
Soil and Water Chemistry
Environmental Monitoring and Analysis Technique

History
Modern Arab History
Women in History
Modern Palestinian History
Modern Gulf History
American and the Middle East
Modern Iranian History

International Studies
Global Problems
World Cultures
Globalization
Global Political Economy
Imperialism
Ethnic Politics in the Developing World
Political Economy of the Arab World
Political Economy of the Asia Pacific Region
War and Peace in the Middle East

Mass Communications
Introduction to Digital Media Design
Introduction to Media Literacy
Introduction to Mass Communication Studies
Intermediate Digital Media Design for Mass Communication
Effective Relational and Presentational Communication Skills
Integrated Marketing Communication
Theories of Mass Communication
Writing for Mass Communication
Media and Professional Presentations
Principles of Advertising
Principles of Public Relations
Principles of Journalism
Principles of Media Production and Performance
Mass Communication Research Methods
Film Criticism
Intercultural Communication
Mass Communication Law and Ethics
Cyberspace and Arab Media
Mass Communication and Society
Advertising Copy and Layout
Direct Response Advertising
The Internet and Marketing Communication
Crisis and Conflict Management
Case Studies in Public Communications
Public Relations Writing
Broadcast Journalism
News Writing
Feature Writing
Editing for the Print Media
Photojournalism
Literature as Film
Persuasive Communication
Organizational Communication and Leadership
Women and Film
Shakespeare on Film
Media Publications
Media Producing and Project Management
Multiple Camera Studio Production
Strategic Communications Research
Advertising Media
Case Studies in Advertising
Advertising Campaigns
International Public Relations
Public Relations Campaigns
Public Relations for Non-Profit Organizations
Advanced Public Relations Writing
Writing and Reporting for Broadcast News
Advanced News Writing
Editorial and Critical Writing
Writing for Multimedia
Writing and Producing for Documentaries
Critical Analysis for the Mass Media
International Mass Communication
Integrated Marketing Communication Campaigns

Mathematics
Discrete Mathematics
Linear Algebra
Intermediate Analysis
Advanced Calculus
Modern Algebra with Applications
Numerical Analysis
Introduction to Probability

Middle Eastern Studies
Accounting in Islamic Financial Institutions
Introduction to Arabic Heritage II
Arabic Music in Historic Context
Arabic Literature in Translation
Arab Islamic History in Literature
Arab-Islamic Culture and Civilization
Modern Arabic Literature: Prose and Poetry
Islamic Law and Jurisprudence
Islamic Art and Architecture
Economics of the Middle East
Islamic Finance
Islamic Banking Markets, Money, and Financial Institutions
Modern Arab History
Modern Palestinian History
Islamic Art and Heritage
War and Peace in the Middle East
Intro to Islamic Philosophy

Philosophy
Ethics for Professionals
Ethics and Information Technology
Political Philosophy
Themes in Western Thought
Advanced Social Political Philosophy
Ethics and the Environment

Physics
Physics I
General Physics Laboratory I
General Physics II
General Physics Laboratory II
Astronomy
Physics for Architects
Physics for Environmental Science
Physics for Environmental Science Laboratory
General Physics III
General Physics III Laboratory
Modern Physics
Modern Physics Laboratory
Properties of Matter
Meteorology
Energy Sources
Atmospheric Physics
Issues in Environmental Physics
Modern Optics and Lasers
Satellites and Space Physics
Physics of Semiconductors

Political Science
Comparative Politics
Law and Diplomacy
International Organizations
Public International Law
Wars, Conflicts, and Diplomacy
American Foreign Policy
The American Political System

Psychology
Social Psychology
Abnormal Psychology
Developmental Psychology
Health Psychology
Cognitive Psychology

Sociology
American Society
Environmental Sociology
International Organizations
Urban Sociology

Women’s Studies
Introduction to Women’s Studies
Women’s Voices Across Cultures

SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE, ART, AND DESIGN (NAAB accredited)

Architecture
Architectural and Interior Design Studio I
Architectural and Interior Design Studio II
Islamic Art and Architecture
Survey of Materials and Practices in Construction
Fundamentals of Digital Design
Site Planning
Architectural Design Studio III
Architectural Design Studio IV
Illustrations and Rendering
Photography and Visual Representation
Global Issues in Architecture
History of Landscape Architecture
Statistics and Mechanics of Materials for Architecture
Structural Design for Architects
Environmental Energies and Building Form
Computer-Aided Design
Applied Computer-Aided Design
Environmentally Sustainable Design
Evolution of Cities
Ideas in Architecture
Materials and Methods: Finish
Environmental Control
Project Management
Construction Management
Fundamentals of Urban Planning
Principles of Urban Design

Design
Descriptive Drawing I
Descriptive Drawing II
Introduction to Architecture and Design History
Design Foundations I
Design Foundations II
Communication Design
Digital Media in Communication Design
History of Design
Introduction to Web Design
Materials and Processes for Design

Interior Design
Architectural and Interior Design Studio I
Architectural and Interior Design Studio II
Interior Materials
Interior Construction
Color and Light
Illustration and Rendering
History and Practices of Interior Design
Furniture Design Basics
Environmental Control Systems in Interior Design
Environmentally Sustainable Design

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND management (AACSB accredited)

Accounting
Fundamentals of Financial Accounting
Fundamentals of Managerial Accounting
Intermediate Financial Accounting I
Intermediate Financial Accounting II
Cost Accounting
Income Tax I
Income Tax II
Accounting Information Systems
Auditing
Introduction to Accounting in Government and Non-for-Profit Organizations
International Accounting Standards

Economics
Principles of Microeconomics
Principles of Macroeconomics
International Trade
International Monetary Economics
Development Economics
Economics of the Middle East
Comparative Economic Systems
Public Economics
Economics and the Law
Islamic Economics
Islamic Banking and Finance
Introduction to Econometrics
Economics of Multinational Corporations
Economics of Environmental and Natural Resources
Urban and Regional Economics
Monetary Economics

Finance
Fundamentals of Financial Management
Real Estate Investing
Wealth Management for Individuals
Banking
Investments
Islamic Finance
International Finance
Futures and Options
Portfolio Management
Financial Forecasting
Asset Valuation

Management
Organizational Behavior
Managing Human Resources
Management and Leadership Development
International Business
Cross-Cultural Management
Fundamentals of Family Business
Negotiation and Conflict Management
Business Ethics and Social Responsibility
Introduction to Corporate Governance
Project Management
Entrepreneurship
Business Policy and Strategy

Marketing
Consumer Behavior
Marketing Research
E-Commerce
Sales Management
Retail Marketing
Business Marketing
International Marketing
Marketing Communications
Marketing Management Simulation
Services Marketing
Brand Management
Marketing Strategy

Public Administration
Public Budgeting
Human Resource Management in Public Organizations
Nonprofit Organization Management
Urban Management
Local and Regional Administration
Legal Issues in Public Administration
The Public Policy Environment
Seminar in Public Administration

SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING (ABET accredited)

Chemical Engineering
Fluid Flow
Materials Science
Computer Methods in Chemical Engineering
Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics I
Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics II
Heat Transfer
Chemical Reaction Engineering
Mass Transfer
Engineering Economy
Separation Processes
Professional Training in Chemical Engineering
Chemical Process Dynamics and Control

Civil Engineering
Water Resources Engineering
Environmental Engineering
Highway Design
Project Estimating, Planning, and Control

Computer Engineering
Communications Networks
Computer Networks I
Operating Systems
Embedded Systems
Software Engineering

Computer Science
Human Computer Interaction
Introduction to Distributed Systems
Parallel Computing Systems
Computer Graphics
Artificial Intelligence
Multimedia Compression
Computer Security
Introduction to Neural Networks
Special Topics in Computer Science

Electrical Engineering
Electric Circuits I
Electronics I
Electronics I Laboratory
Signal Processing
Electronics II

Mechanical Engineering
Dynamic Systems
Manufacturing Processes
Materials and Manufacturing Processes
Thermodynamics II
Heat Transfer
Thermofluids Laboratory

Petroleum Engineering
Petroleum Refining Processes
Natural Gas Processing
Corrosion
Energy Conservation and Management
Turbomachines
Petroleum Reservoir Engineering
Petroleum Drilling and Production
Formation Evaluation
Enhanced Oil Recovery
Special Topics in Petroleum Engineering

Scholarships

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Scholarships & Grants

In 2016, we awarded over 1,000 scholarships totaling more than $5 million, helping more students get on planes and live their dreams in faraway places than any other organization. This year's no different. In fact, every year we give this unrivaled amount of funding, because we’re on a mission to help YOU go abroad, too! Explore your options today.

Students who apply to this program are eligible for the following scholarships and grants:

  • Ping Scholarships for Academic Excellence
  • Global Access Initiative (GAIN) Grants
  • CIEE Gilman Go Global Grant

To be considered, submit the CIEE Scholarships & Grants application within your CIEE program application. Learn more at the Scholarships & Grants section of our website.

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Dates, Deadlines & Fees

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Dates, Deadlines & Fees

You get more for every dollar when you study abroad with CIEE, because our high-quality programs include everything from excursions to insurance. There are no hidden charges, and no disappointing surprises when you arrive.

YOUR FEE INCLUDES:

  • Tuition
  • Housing
  • Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
  • Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
  • One-week orientation – an introduction to Emirati culture, your academic program, and the city, plus practical information about living in your host city
  • Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
  • Field trips and cultural activities
  • Overnight excursions
  • Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext

To help you budget, keep in mind that students are responsible for the cost of international airfare, local transportation, books and supplies, visas, and personal expenses. In addition, ask your college or university study abroad advisor if your school charges additional fees for study abroad.

No Hidden Fees

Program

Spring 2018 18 weeks Academic year 2017-2018 39 weeks Fall 2018

Application Due

Mar 1, 2018

Start Date

Jan 11, 2018 Aug 17, 2017 TBD

End Date

May 17, 2018 May 17, 2018 TBD

Fees & Housing

$18,850
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Program Fees

CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.

Participation Confirmation = $300 *

Educational Costs = $16,033 **

Housing = $2,350

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $18,850

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

Meals not included in program fee = $3,000

International Airfare = $1,300

Local Transportation = $300

Books & Supplies = $450

Personal expenses = $1,500

Total Estimated Costs = $6,550

Financial Aid

CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $5 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, MSI grants, Gilman matching grants, and Pell matching grants.

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This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

$40,800
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Program Fees

CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.

Participation Confirmation = $300 *

Educational Costs = $35,633 **

Housing = $4,700

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $40,800

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

Meals not included in program fee = $9,000

International Airfare = $1,300

Local Transportation = $900

Books & Supplies = $900

Personal expenses = $3,000

Expenses during break = $1,500 ††

Total Estimated Costs = $16,600

Financial Aid

CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $5 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, MSI grants, Gilman matching grants, and Pell matching grants.

See Scholarships

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

†† academic year students who wish to stay onsite are responsible for arranging their housing and meals during the semester break

$18,850
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Program Fees

CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.

Participation Confirmation = $300 *

Educational Costs = $16,033 **

Housing = $2,350

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $18,850

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

Meals not included in program fee = $4,000

International Airfare = $1,300

Local Transportation = $300

Books & Supplies = $450

Personal expenses = $1,500

Total Estimated Costs = $7,550

Financial Aid

CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $5 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, MSI grants, Gilman matching grants, and Pell matching grants.

See Scholarships

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

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