SSHA1001 Islamic and Arab Civilization (3 credits)

SSHA1002 Introduction to Sociology (3 credits)

Sociology focuses on the systematic understanding of social interaction, social organization, social institutions, and social change. This course will introduce students to major themes in sociological thinking, including the interplay between the individual and society, how society is both stable and changing, the causes and consequences of social inequality, and the social construction of human life. Students will discuss social patterns and how such patterns change over time and in different settings. Through engagement with the social basis of everyday life, students will develop critical thinking and understanding of the social structures and processes that shape diverse forms of human life.


SSHA1003 Introductory Psychology (3 credits)

Understanding psychology as a science and its goals and research methods provides students with insight into how their own minds operate, creating awareness of patterns of thought and learning that can be applied to their studies. Topics include brain and behavior, learning and motivation, cognitive and health psychology, social psychology, and personality development. Students will independently study various aspects of psychology through readings, quizzes, and assignments to learn more about how the mind works.

SSHA1004 Ethical Reasoning (3 credits)
SSHA1005 Law and Society (3 credits)

SSHA1006 Introduction to the Arts (3 credits)

Aesthetic appreciation and experience of the arts is an essential component of personal development and the ability to relate to the arts as they form a broader cultural context of expression, social reflection and critique. This course will introduce students to the arts scene in Qatar through the perspective of the exhibitions curated by Qatar Museums. Students will discuss different art forms and learn how to relate personally to artistic expression, as well as its appreciation. Through engagement with artists, exhibitions and cultural events, students will reflect on their own interpretation of different art forms and the role of the arts in defining contemporary culture.

SSHA2001 Qatar Education System (3 credits)

BUSG2001 Introduction to Entrepreneurship (3 credits)

BUSG2002 Project Management (3 credits)

Effective work-flow management techniques are essential in the workplace and are the result of familiarity with the fundamental concepts and systematic approaches of Project Management. Topics include: the importance of stakeholders, Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), critical path analysis, risk analysis, and Earned Value Management (EVM). Utilizing the project management framework standardized by the Project Management Institute (PMI), students will review project management processes, knowledge areas, tools, and techniques used to manage a project from project initiation to project closeout. Project management skills will enhance students' effectiveness both at University and in their future careers.