Course Catalog

Fall 2018

International School Course List

 

Spring 2019

International School Course List

 

Academic Year 2017-2018 Course Lists

Fall 2017 Course List  

Spring 2018 Course List  

 

Please Note: All syllabi on the website are subject to minor changes prior to the beginning of the semester. The syllabus supplied at the start of each class will be the most up-to-date version.

The courses listed in the course catalog below are subject to cancellation due to insufficient enrollment.

* Courses marked with an asterisk are courses offered in English in other University departments. They function on a different schedule than the International School courses and students must receive permission prior to the start of the course.

** Courses marked with a double asterisk are courses offered through the Department of Economics and are taught at a master's level. Only students who are majoring in Economics and who have already taken intro courses to the following may take these courses: Micro-Economics, Macro-Economics, Statistics.

*** Courses marked with a triple asterisk are courses offered through the Department of Evolutionary and Envrionmental Biology. Only students  who are in their third year of a BSc and studying Biology, Biotechnology, Agriculture, Bioinformatics, Medical sciences or related degree in Natural Sciences can take these courses.

 

Anthropology

Contemporary Arab Thought and Culture (Fall and Spring)

Between Past and Present: The Shaping of Israel’s Collective Memories (Spring)

Intercultural Encounters: Through an Anthropological Lens (Spring 2019)

Internet and Society (Fall)

Women in Israel (Spring)

 

Archeology

The Department of Maritime Civilizations (Spring)

 

Art

Fine Arts * (offering courses in painting, drawing, sculpture, ceramics, print-making and lithography -portfolio required)

 

Business

Internet and Society (Fall)

 

Communications

Media in the Arab World (Fall)

Between Past and Present: The Shaping of Israel’s Collective Memories(Spring)

Cyberspace, Terrorism and Counterterrorism (Fall)

Internet and Society (Fall)

 

Contemporary Israel and Middle East Studies

Arab-Israeli Relations (Fall) Arab-Israeli Relations (Spring)

Contemporary Arab Thought and Culture (Fall and Spring)

Cyberspace, Terrorism and Counterterrorism (Fall)

 

Israel Stories: Page, Stage, and Screen (Spring)

Islamic Fundamentalism in the Arab World (Spring)

Media in the Arab World(Fall)

Syria: History, Politics, and Society(Spring)

 

English Language and Literature

2018-2019 Department of English Course List

 

History

Arab-Israeli Relations (Fall) Arab-Israeli Relations (Spring)

Between Past and Present: The Shaping of Israel’s Collective Memories(Spring)

Contemporary Arab Thought and Culture (Fall and Spring)

Israel: Jewish Redemption or National Demise (Spring)

Women in Israel(Spring)

Islamic Fundamentalism in the Arab World (Spring)

Syria: History, Politics, and Society(Spring)

Visual Culture and the Holocaust

 

Holocaust

Literature of the Shoah (Fall)

Visual Culture and the Holocaust (Spring)

 

Internships

Internship Program (Fall and Spring)

 

Languages

Arabic Language Courses
Intensive Arabic Language Courses
 

Intensive Modern Standard Arabic: Elementary I

Intensive Modern Standard Arabic: Elementary II

Spoken Arabic Intensive July Program

Semester Arabic Language Courses

Modern Standard Arabic: Elementary I

Modern Standard Arabic: Elementary II

Modern Standard Arabic: Intermediate I

Modern Standard Arabic: Intermediate II

Modern Standard Arabic: Advanced

*Please Note: Course levels change each session depending on the participating students.

Hebrew Language Courses

Hebrew Language Aleph: Beginners

Hebrew Language Bet: Lower Intermediate

Hebrew Language Gimel - Upper Intermediate

Hebrew Language Dalet - Lower Advanced

Hebrew Language Hey - Advanced

*Please Note: Course levels change each session depending on the participating students.

 

Law

Global Law Program

 

Literature

Bible: Soul's Journey to Completion (Fall)

Faith, Reason and Dogma in Jewish Philosophy (Spring)

Israel Stories: Page, Stage, and Screen (Spring) 

Kabbalah versus Rationalism in Jewish Thought (Fall)

Literature of the Shoah (Fall)

 

Maritime Civilizations

The Department of Maritime Civilizations (Spring)

 

Peace and Conflict Studies

Arab-Israeli Relations (Fall) Arab-Israeli Relations (Spring)

Arms Control in the Nuclear Realm (Spring)

Cyberspace, Terrorism and Counterterrorism (Fall)

Islamic Fundamentalism in the Arab World (Spring)

Peace & Conflict Honors Seminar I: Conflict Resolution since the Cold War(Fall)

Peace & Conflict Honors Seminar II: War and Peace in the Middle East (Spring)

Syria: History, Politics, and Society(Spring)

 

Philosophy

Bible: Soul's Journey to Completion (Fall)

Descartes Philosophy (Fall)*

Faith, Reason and Dogma in Jewish Philosophy (Spring)

Kabbalah versus Rationalism in Jewish Thought (Fall)

Spinoza's Tractatus Theologico Politicus (Fall)*

Trial and Death of SocratesTrial and Death of Socrates (Spring)*

 

Political Science

Arab-Israeli Relations (Fall) Arab-Israeli Relations (Spring)

Arms Control in the Nuclear Realm (Spring)

Contemporary Arab Thought and Culture(Fall and Spring)

Cyberspace, Terrorism and Counterterrorism (Fall)

Israel: Jewish Redemption or National Demise (Spring)

Islamic Fundamentalism in the Arab World (Spring)

Issues in Political Psychology (Fall)

Media in the Arab World(Fall)

Peace & Conflict Honors Seminar I: Conflict Resolution since the Cold War (Fall)

Peace & Conflict Honors Seminar II: War and Peace in the Middle East (Spring)

Refugee's Mental Health: Global and Local Perspectives (Spring)

Syria: History, Politics, and Society(Spring)

 

Psychology

Issues in Political Psychology (Fall)

Mentored Independent Research Project (Fall and Spring) 

Psychological Thinking in 21st Century Sexuality and Relationships (Fall)

Refugee's Mental Health: Global and Local Perspectives (Spring)

The Social Brain: Exploring the Brain Mechanisms Behind Social Interactions & Behavior (Spring) (Spring)

 

Religious Studies

Bible: Soul's Journey to Completion (Fall)

Faith, Reason and Dogma in Jewish Philosophy (Spring)

Kabbalah versus Rationalism in Jewish Thought (Fall)

Islamic Fundamentalism in the Arab World (Spring)

Syria: History, Politics, and Society(Spring)

 

Sociology

Contemporary Arab Thought and Culture(Fall and Spring)

Internet and Society (Fall)

Media in the Arab World(Fall)

Women in Israel(Spring)

 

Summer Courses

Terrorism and Response 

Contemporary Arab Thought and Culture

 

Technology

Cyberspace, Terrorism and Counterterrorism (Fall)

Internet and Society (Fall)