Programs
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Curriculum
1. Foundation Program
2. Printing and Packaging
3. Plastics
4. Electro-Mechanical
5. Graphic Design
6. Supply Chain
7. Finance
8. Sales
9. Executive Secretary

Foundation Program

Trimester 1

ENG101 - General English 1 - This course is for Elementary level students and aims to develop acquisition of the English Language through general English studies, consolidation of skills learned, and practical lab work. 20 credits

SSK 101 - Study Skills 1 - This course provides a hands-on interactive discussion forum for students to develop: values, discipline, organization, critical thinking, time management, stress management, self control, reading and listening skills which are critical components for learning. 3 credits

CMP 100 - Information Technology 1 - The purpose of this course is to develop the skills and knowledge necessary for using computers & IT in Institute-Level coursework. 2 credits


Trimester 2

ENG 102 - General English 2 This course is for Low-Intermediate level students and aims to develop acquisition of the English Language through general English studies, consolidation of skills learned, and practical lab work. 20 credits

SSK 102 - Study Skills 2 - The course focuses on both the fundamental principles and techniques of academic study skills. Students will gain in-depth knowledge of time management, organizational skills, reading comprehension and test taking. 3 credits

CMP 102 - Information Technology 2- This course develops students’ ability to use IT applications in a real life setting and provide them with the required knowledge to effectively use Presentations and Spreadsheets.3 credits

MTH 101- Mathematical Foundations 1 - This course is an introductory level course covering basic mathematical ideas needed by students for the Diploma year and their vocational career. 4 credits


Trimester 3

ENG 103 - General English 3- This course is for Low-Intermediateto Intermediate level students and aims to develop acquisition of the English Language through general English studies, consolidation of skills learned, and practical lab work. 20 credits

SSK 103 - Study Skills 3 - Building on the foundation set in the prerequisite courses SSK101 and 102, this course will explore, develop and refine the student’s academic skills focusing on complex strategies in listening, note taking, memorizing, problem solving and goal setting. 3 credits

CMP 103 - Information Technology 3- This course develops students’ ability to use IT applications in a real life setting and provide them with the required knowledge to effectively use Databases, Web browser and Communication. 3 credits

MTH 102 -This course constitutes the second part of Mathematical Foundations; building on and expanding the subject areas covered in MTH101 and adding some further mathematical ideas. 4 credits


Printing And Packaging

Trimester 1

CMP201 - Computer Science - This course provides students with an introduction to Algorithms. 4 credits

CHM201 - General Chemistry - This course provides students with a global overview on the basic concepts related to matter and its interactions. 3 credits

PAP201 - Fundamentals of Packaging Technology - This course builds a solid bridge between theory and practical packaging applications as well as providing students with a global overview of packaging history, perspectives and roles. 3 credits

PAP202 - Introduction to Engineering - This course provides students with the working principles of machines, the processes of manufacturing, and the importance of safety. 2 credits

PAP203 - Packaging Design - This course introduces the students to the basic aspects of packaging design processes and innovations. 3 credits

ENG 211- Technical English 1 - This course, which builds on the first year Foundation General English, is for Intermediate level students and teaches grammar, expands vocabulary, exploits conversation strategies for technology communication and broadens the range of general technological skills. 10 credits

Trimester 2

PAP210 - Printing & Packaging Techniques I - This course provides students with field experience on packaging and printing machinery. 6 credits

PAP211 - Adhesives & Inks - This course provides students with a global overview of chemical and physical properties of adhesives and inks including aging, solubility, strength, material compatibilities, etc. 2 credits

PAP212 - Packaging Materials & Production - This course provides a foundation on the wide array of packaging materials and their production processes. 3 credits

PAP204 - Image Editing Fundamentals - This course provides students with several tools and features which will enable them to edit and refine images. 3 credits

ENG 213 - Technical English 2 - ENG 213 - This course, which builds on Technical English 1, is for Intermediate level students and teaches grammar, expands vocabulary, exploits conversation strategies for technology communication and broadens the range of general technological skills. 10 credits

Trimester 3

PAP220 - Printing & Packaging Techniques 2 - This course provides students with a practical experience on packaging and printing machinery. 10 credits

PAP221 - Packaging Sustainability - This course provides students with the basic knowledge of packaging sustainability which takes into consideration 3 major pillars: Environment, Economy, and Sociology. 2 credits

PAP222 - Packaging Development Process - This course provides students with the necessary techniques for creating, testing and launching packaging products. 2 credits

PAP223 - Packaging Applications - This course provides students with the basic knowledge about the existing packaging applications concerning food industries including preservation and toxicology, pharmaceutical industries, cosmetics, and chemicals industries. 2 credits

PRM 201 - Project Management - This course focuses on the management of complex projects. 2 credits

PRJ201 - MS Project - The purpose of this course is to develop the skills and knowledge necessary for using Microsoft Project software and apply project management skills necessary for maintaining and creating a project, through the use of the software. 2 credits


Plastics

Trimester 1

CMP 201 - Computer Science - This course provides students with an introduction to Algorithms. 4 credits

CHM 201 - General Chemistry - This course provides students with a global overview on the basic concepts related to matter and its interactions. 3 credits

PAP 201 - Fundamentals of Packaging Technology - This course builds a solid bridge between theory and practical packaging applications as well as providing students with a global overview of packaging history, perspectives and roles. 3 credits. 3 credits

PAP 202 - Introduction to Engineering - This course provides students with the working principles of machines, the processes of manufacturing, and the importance of safety. 2 credits

PAP 203 - Packaging Design - This course introduces the students to the basic aspects of packaging design processes and innovations. 3 credits

ENG 211- Technical English 1 - This course, which builds on the first year Foundation General English, is for Intermediate level students and teaches grammar, expands vocabulary, exploits conversation strategies for technology communication and broadens the range of general technological skills. 10 credits

Trimester 2

PLA 210 - Plastics Processing Techniques 1: This course provides students with the basic knowledge of a Film and Sheet Extrusion process, Blown Film Extrusion process and Thermoforming process. This course includes the basic principles of these plastics processing technologies, the needed raw materials, the major parts of the machines and the basic troubleshooting procedures. 3 credits

PAP 211 - Adhesives & Inks - This course provides students with a global overview of chemical and physical properties of adhesives and inks including aging, solubility, strength, material compatibilities, etc. 2 credits

PAP212 - Packaging Materials & Production - This course provides a foundation on the wide array of packaging materials and their production processes. 3 credits

PLA204- Structural Product Design: This course provides students with practical experience with setting up and using the 3D System. It includes 2D graphic and 3D wireframe and modeling. This course allows students to use a 3D software in drawing basic structures of any plastic structure. 2 credits

ENG 213 - Technical English 2 - ENG 213 - This course, which builds on Technical English 1, is for Intermediate level students and teaches grammar, expands vocabulary, exploits conversation strategies for technology communication and broadens the range of general technological skills. 10 credits

Trimester 3

PLA220- Plastics Processing Techniques 2: This course provides students with the basic knowledge of an Injection Molding process, Stretch Blow Molding process and Extrusion Blow Molding. This course includes the basic principles of these plastics processing technologies, the needed raw materials, the major parts of the machines and the basic troubleshooting procedures. 3 credits

PAP221 - Packaging Sustainability - This course provides students with the basic knowledge of packaging sustainability which takes into consideration 3 major pillars: Environment, Economy, and Sociology. 2 credits

PAP222 - Packaging Development Process - This course provides students with the necessary techniques for creating, testing and launching packaging products. 2 credits

PAP223 - Packaging Applications - This course provides students with the basic knowledge about the existing packaging applications concerning food industries including preservation and toxicology, pharmaceutical industries, cosmetics, and chemicals industries. 2 credits

PRM 201 - Project Management - This course focuses on the management of complex projects. 2 credits

PRJ 201 - MS Project - The purpose of this course is to develop the skills and knowledge necessary for using Microsoft Project software and apply project management skills necessary for maintaining and creating a project, through the use of the software. 2 credits


Electro-Mechanical

Trimester 1

CMP 201 - Computer Science - This course provides students with an introduction to Algorithms. 4 credits

ELM 221 - D.C. Circuits - This course explains the fundamentals of current, voltage and resistance. 4 credits

ELM 231 - Fundamentals of Semiconductors - This course covers electronic components and their basic circuitry, semiconductor diodes, bipolar transistors, transistor switches, amplifiers, field-effect transistors and Thyristors. 4 credits

PAP 202 - Introduction to Engineering - This course provides students with the working principles of machines, the processes of manufacturing, and the importance of safety. 2 credits

PHY 201 - Physics - In this course the learner will improve his knowledge in Physics to the level required by technicians entering the workforce in the electrical and mechanical fields. 2 credits

MTH 103 - Mathematical Foundations 3 - This course covers some of the basic mathematical calculations and concepts needed by students for the Technical Diploma Programs. The topics include Exponential and Logarithmic functions, Matrices, Trigonometry, basic Differentiation and Integration. 5 credits

ENG 211- Technical English 1 - This course, which builds on the first year Foundation General English, is for Intermediate level students and teaches grammar, expands vocabulary, exploits conversation strategies for technology communication and broadens the range of general technological skills. 10 credits

Trimester 2

ELM 251 - Technical Drawing - The purpose of this course is to introduce the student to the fundamentals of technical drawing with an emphasis on engineering applications. 2 credits

ELM 223 - AC Circuits - This course focuses on the principles of alternating current electricity through current, voltage, impedance, reactance and power factor in series and parallel circuits. 6 credits

ELM 233 - Digital Electronics - This course covers a wide variety of topics related to digital electronics including numbering systems, logic gates, flip flops and counters. 6 credits

ELM 222 - Electrical Drawing and Draft Reading - This course explains the necessary preparations and interpretations of industrial electrical drawings, diagrams and schematics. 2 credits

ELM 232 - Industrial Electronics - This course provides students with the basic knowledge of Thyristors & Unijunction transistors as well as their applications in the Industries. 4 credits

ELM 241 - Mechanical Workshop - This course provides students with the workshop basics relevant to various trades such as fitting, welding, and sheet metal as well as mechanical skills and electrical skills. 2 credits

ENG 213 - Technical English 2 - This course, which builds on Technical English 1, is for Intermediate level students and teaches grammar, expands vocabulary, exploits conversation strategies for technology communication and broadens the range of general technological skills. 10 credits

Trimester 3

ELM 261 - Pneumatics, Hydraulics and Fluid Mechanics - In this course, terms and notions related to fluid mechanics will be covered; pressure (static/dynamic and total), temperature, viscosity, density, flow (laminar and turbulent). 4 credits

ELM 234 - Microcontrollers - This course explains the hardware and software aspects of microprocessor systems and simulations of physical environments and microcontrollers configuring. 4 credits

ELM 235 - Programmable Logic Controllers - This course is a general introduction to Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) principles that are common to most PLCs. 4 credits

ELM 236 - Industrial Instrumentation and Measurement - This course explains the basic principles of installation, maintenance, troubleshooting and repairing various types of measuring, control instruments and peripherals. 6 credits

ELM 225 - Electrical Systems Analysis - This course explains the basic principles and operation of machines and devices that generate, transform and use electrical power. 6 credits

ELM 260 - Rotating Equipment and Vibration - In this course, terms related to vibration will be covered; amplitude, natural frequency, forcing frequency, damping, resonance, critical speed. 2 credits

PRM 201 - Project Management - This course focuses on the management of complex projects. 2 credits

PRJ 201 - MS Project - The purpose of this course is to develop the skills and knowledge necessary for using Microsoft Project software and apply project management skills necessary for maintaining and creating a project, through the use of the software. 2 credits


Graphic Design

Trimester 1

GRD 211 - Introduction to Computer Systems - This course focuses on the foundations of Mac OS X. 3 credits

GRD 212 - Design Fundamentals - This course focuses on three main topics: Design awareness, design principles, and technical drawing basics. 3 credits

GRD 213 - Page Layout - This course focuses on Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign software. 4 credits

GRD 214 - Website Design I - This course focuses on an introduction to web technology, HTML & CSS. 4 credits

GRD 216 - Advertising Concepts – This course focuses on the use of conceptual thinking, brainstorming, and development of ideas in order to create Advertisements that work. 3 credits

ENG 212 - Business English 1 - This course, which builds on the first year Foundation General English, is for Intermediate level students and teaches grammar, expands vocabulary, exploits conversation strategies for business interactions and broadens the range of general business skills. 10 credits

Trimester 2

GRD 221 - Website Design 2 - This course focuses on increasing the student's knowledge and skills in designing websites using the web design tool software Adobe Dreamweaver CS5. 4 credits

GRD 222 - Professional Development for Design 1 - This course focuses on advanced techniques in Photoshop, Illustrator and Acrobat software. 2 credits

GRD 223 - Advanced Graphic Systems - This course is based on projects that will explain not only the principles of most print design, but also help students to develop the creative skills they need to bring ideas to life and to gain a deep knowledge for Adobe page layout software, Photoshop, Illustrator and Indesign. 4 credits

GRD 224 - Professional Portfolio Presentation - This course focuses on Adobe Flash and Imovie. 4 credits

MRK 203 - International Marketing - The purpose of this course is to provide the student with marketing and management knowledge within the context of global and international markets. 3 credits

ENG 214 - Business English 2 - This course, which builds on Business English 1, is for Intermediate level students and teaches grammar, expands vocabulary, exploits conversation strategies for business interactions and broadens the range of general business skills. 10 credits

Trimester 3

GRD 231 - Professional Development for Design 2 - This course focuses on the following three topics: Advanced Retouching, Packing Design, and Introduction to Auto-Cad. 8 credits

GRD 232 - Publication Design - This course enables students to use Adobe® InDesign® CS5 advanced techniques that let them design and preflight engaging page layouts for print or digital distribution with built-in creative tools and precise control over typography. 6 credits

GRD 233 - Photography for Graphic Design - This course introduces the initial process of image capture using digital photographic cameras and equipment and concentrates on the functions and use of digital SLR cameras and 35 mm. 3 credits

GRD 234 - Interactive Animation - This course introduces students to Adobe Flash Catalyst CS5.5. 4 credits

PRS 301 - Presentation Skills - This course focuses on the skills that facilitate the exchange of ideas in presentations and meetings with special attention on organizing ideas to create coherent and convincing oral presentations. 3 credits


Supply Chain

Trimester 1

ECN 101 - Microeconomics - This course introduces the basic principles of microeconomics and their applications. 3 credits

MRK 101 - Marketing Principles - This course aims to facilitate the comprehension of the role of marketing in modern business. 3 credits

CMP 220 - Advanced MS Office Skills - This course will extend student knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and prepare them to take on more advanced tasks and duties.3 credits

FIN 201 - Introduction to Finance & Accounting - This course introduces the principles and concepts underlying financial statements.3 credits

OPMGT 101 - Principles of Operations Management - This course examines challenges encountered in planning, operating, and controlling production of goods and services. 3 credits

ENG 212 - Business English 1 - This course, which builds on the first year Foundation General English, is for Intermediate level students and teaches grammar, expands vocabulary, exploits conversation strategies for business interactions and broadens the range of general business skills. 10 credits

Trimester 2

OPMGT 201 - Logistics and Supply Chain Management - This course focuses on the efficient delivery of goods and services. 3 credits

PRM 201 - Introduction to Project Management - This course focuses on the management of complex projects. 3 credits

ECN 202 - Macroeconomics - This course introduces the basic principles of macroeconomics, stressing national income, unemployment, inflation, economic growth, business cycles and open economies. 3 credits

OPMGT 203 - Inventory and Material Resource Planning - This course focuses on material and supply chain management in manufacturing and service organizations to reduce inventory levels while providing adequate service to customers. 3 credits

FIN 203 - Price/Cost Analysis - This course examines the fundamental factors affecting the procurement process. 3 credits

ENG 214- Business English 2 - This course, which builds on Business English 1, is for Intermediate level students and teaches grammar, expands vocabulary, exploits conversation strategies for business interactions and broadens the range of general business skills. 10 credits

Trimester 3
OPMGT 301 - Distribution and Warehousing Management - This course focuses on the management of distribution centers, managing the workforce, the inbound and outbound logistical factors, and warehouse overhead reductions. 3 credits

MGT 314 - Negotiation Skills - This course is designed to help prepare students to develop knowledge, skills and attitudes required to be successful in modern business negotiating situations. 3 credits

OPMGT 302- Procurement Processes and Evaluation – This course provides an overview of the procurement and contracting cycle along with other related organizational functions.3 credit

MGT 313 - Strategic Planning - This course focuses on understanding the challenges and the environment in which a business operates. 3 credits

PRS 301 - Presentation Skills - This course focuses on the skills that facilitate the exchange of ideas in presentations and meetings with special attention on organizing ideas to create coherent and convincing oral presentations. 3 credits



Finance

Trimester 1

ECN 101 - Microeconomics - This course introduces the basic principles of microeconomics and their applications. 3 credits

FIN 202 - Financial Accounting - This course is designed to provide a basic understanding of financial accounting. 6 credits

CMP 220 - Advanced MS Office Skills - This course will extend student knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and prepare them to take on more advanced tasks and duties.3 credits

BUS 101 - Introduction to Business - This course provides an overview of business and the role that business plays in economic, social, and political environments. 3 credits

ENG 212 - Business English 1 - This course, which builds on the first year Foundation General English, is for Intermediate level students and teaches grammar, expands vocabulary, exploits conversation strategies for business interactions and broadens the range of general business skills. 10 credits

Trimester 2

ECN 202 - Macroeconomics - This course introduces the basic principles of macroeconomics, stressing national income, unemployment, inflation, economic growth, business cycles and open economies. 3 credits

BUS 203 - Ethics in Business - This course introduces ethical issues and dilemmas concerning various aspects of business and management. 3 credits

FIN 211 - Introduction to Finance - This course is designed to provide an understanding of the basic concepts of finance. 6 credits

FIN 212 - Advanced Financial Accounting - A continuation of the Introduction to Financial Accounting course, this course includes a study of long-term assets and current liabilities, partnership and corporate accounting, the statement of cash flows, financial statement analysis, and investments in stocks and bonds. 3 credits

ENG 214 - Business English 2 - This course, which builds on Business English 1, is for Intermediate level students and teaches grammar, expands vocabulary, exploits conversation strategies for business interactions and broadens the range of general business skills. 10 credits

Trimester 3

FIN 301 - Financial Management and Budgeting - This course offers a current approach to the fundamentals of budgeting and financial management specific to private sector manufacturing and service-oriented firms. 5 credits

FIN302 - Accounting Information Systems - This course is a survey of information technology, transaction processing, transaction cycles, internal control, computer security, systems development, and reporting systems. 5 credits

FIN210 - Managerial Accounting - This course studies the generation, communication, and interpretation of internal information, both financial and non-financial, for operational and strategic decision-making purposes. 6 credits

MGT 313 - Strategic Planning - This course focuses on understanding the challenges and the environment in which a business operates. 3 credits

PRS 301 - Presentation Skills - This course focuses on the skills that facilitate the exchange of ideas in presentations and meetings with special attention on organizing ideas to create coherent and convincing oral presentations. 3 credits


Sales

Trimester 1

ECN 101 - Microeconomics - This course introduces the basic principles of microeconomics and their applications. 3 credits

MRK 101 - Marketing Principles - This course aims to facilitate the comprehension of the role of marketing in modern business. 3 credits

CMP 220 - Advanced MS Office Skills - This course will extend student knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and prepare them to take on more advanced tasks and duties.3 credits

BUS 210 - Effective Communication Techniques - This course focuses on face-to-face communication on the job and the development of interpersonal skills. 3 credits

BUS 101 - Introduction to Business - This course provides an overview of business and the role that business plays in economic, social, and political environments. 3 credits

MRK 102 - Sales Techniques 1 - This course utilizes the theoretical application of the modern sales environment in conjunction with the vital basics of marketing. 3 credits

ENG 212 - Business English 1 - This course, which builds on the first year Foundation General English, is for Intermediate level students and teaches grammar, expands vocabulary, exploits conversation strategies for business interactions and broadens the range of general business skills. 10 credits

Trimester 2

FIN 201 - Introduction to Finance & Accounting - This course introduces the principles and concepts underlying financial statements.3 credits

MRK 202 - Consumer Behavior - This course introduces the theory and practice pertaining to marketing decisions. 3 credits

ECN 202 - Macroeconomics - This course introduces the basic principles of macroeconomics, stressing national income, unemployment, inflation, economic growth, business cycles and open economies. 3 credits

MRK 201 - Sales Techniques 2 - This course focuses on “selling” from a salesperson's perspective and the role of persuasion in professional selling and other organizational settings. 3 credits

MRK 203 - International Marketing - This course focuses on assessing international marketing opportunities, and formulating and implementing international marketing strategies. 3 credits

Product Training (Obeikan Specific) - TBA. 3 credits

ENG 214 - Business English 2 - This course, which builds on Business English 1, is for Intermediate level students and teaches grammar, expands vocabulary, exploits conversation strategies for business interactions and broadens the range of general business skills. 10 credits

Trimester 3

MRK 301 - Marketing Plan and Research - This course examines marketing research processes. 4 credits

MGT 314 - Negotiation Skills - This course is designed to help prepare students to develop knowledge, skills and attitudes required to be successful in modern business negotiating situations. 3 credits

MRK 302 - Sales Management and Retail Management - This course focuses on the role of the sales manager within the organization. 3 credits

MGT 313 - Strategic Planning - This course focuses on understanding the challenges and the environment in which a business operates. 3 credits

PRS 301 - Presentation Skills - This course focuses on the skills that facilitate the exchange of ideas in presentations and meetings with special attention on organizing ideas to create coherent and convincing oral presentations. 3 credits


Executive Secretary

Trimester 1

BUS 104 - Executive Secretary Job Basics - This course introduces the students to the fundamental elements of the executive assistant’s work environment. 3 credits

MGT 101 - Introduction to Management - This course provides students with an introductory understanding of the principles and practices related to management in the modern world. 3 credits

CMP 220 - Advanced MS Office Skills - This course will extend student knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and prepare them to take on more advanced tasks and duties.3 credits

BUS 210 - Effective Communication Techniques - This course focuses on face-to-face communication on the job and the development of interpersonal skills. 3 credits

BUS 101 - Introduction to Business - This course provides an overview of business and the role that business plays in economic, social, and political environments. 3 credits

ENG 212 - Business English 1 - This course, which builds on the first year Foundation General English, is for Intermediate level students and teaches grammar, expands vocabulary, exploits conversation strategies for business interactions and broadens the range of general business skills. 10 credits

Trimester 2

FIN 201 - Introduction to Finance & Accounting - This course introduces the principles and concepts underlying financial statements.3 credits

MGT 201 - Introduction to Organizational Behavior - This course will demonstrate the importance of understanding behavior at the individual, the group, and the organizational levels when managing organizations. 3 credits

CSM 101 - Customer Service - This course provides students with the concepts of customer service in the many business sectors. 3 credits

BUS 205 - Information Systems 1 - This course is an introduction to the foundations, technology and applications of Management Information Systems (MIS). 3 credits

BUS 203 - Ethics in Business - This course introduces ethical issues and dilemmas concerning various aspects of business and management. 3 credits

MGT 314 - Negotiation Skills - This course is designed to help prepare students to develop knowledge, skills and attitudes required to be successful in modern business negotiating situations. 3 credits

ENG 214 - Business English 2 - This course, which builds on Business English 1, is for Intermediate level students and teaches grammar, expands vocabulary, exploits conversation strategies for business interactions and broadens the range of general business skills. 10 credits

Trimester 3

MGT 302 - Organizational Behavior 2 - This course elaborates on organizational behavior topics introduced in MGT 201. 3 credits

PRM 201 - Introduction to Project Management - This course focuses on the management of complex projects and the tools and techniques, which have been developed to assist managers with such projects. 3 credits

MRK 202 - Consumer Behavior - This course introduces the theory and practice pertaining to marketing decisions. 3 credits

BUS 206 - Internet Techniques - This course serves as a basic introduction to the Internet, the systems used at TCC, and the Internet tools supported by those systems. 3 credits

PRS 301 - Presentation Skills - This course focuses on the skills that facilitate the exchange of ideas in presentations and meetings with special attention on organizing ideas to create coherent and convincing oral presentations. 3 credits


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