American University of Beirut

Science and Technology


Non-Certificate Courses

  • ​​Apple iOS Development
    CAPP 200 - In this course, students will learn how to develop fully operational iOS applications. It will provide an overview about mobile application rules and iOS, Objective-C language, Xcode tool, Story Board, View Controllers, Graphics, Animation, Data Management, Motion, Location, and Client-Server Applications; and real life examples on how to develop iOS applications.​

  • Introductin to Robotics
    CRBT 101 - Introduction to robotics is a pre-engineering course offered to students aged 15+ in a track specially tailored for students interested in pursuing a degree in engineering. This course is one of the “bridge the gap” courses intended to fill the gap existing between school and university in the engineering domain. In this course students will be introduced to the world of robotics in a more detailed and experimental way where they will experiment the world of engineering and assess their decision in joining the engineering field. 

  • Introduction to Final Cut Pro 7 (with certification)
    CAPP 303 - This course focuses on the basic editing functions and aims at familiarizing students with the Final Cut Pro user interface. In this course, student will cut a scene from the TNT television series Leverage, create a promo for SeaWorld's Believe documentary, as well as master filters and effects as they edit a segment of Playing for Change, the international music-creation event. Students will start with basic video editing techniques and work all the way through Final Cut Pro’s powerful advanced features. They will also learn to mark and edit clips, mix sound and titles, create transitions, apply filters, and more. Topics include basic setup, customizing preferences and settings, capturing video and audio, various editing and trimming techniques, Ripple, Roll, Slip, and Slide tools, audio editing and audio creation, finishing and final output. Knowledge of Mac OS X, computer navigation, and editing terminology is required.

  • Introduction to DVD Studio Pro 4 (with certification)
    CAPP 304 - This course focuses on DVD authoring with DVD Studio Pro 4. It guides students through every aspect of DVD authoring, from initial storyboarding to burning and replication. Using compelling media and real-world production workflow, students will learn how to create amazing MPEG 2 video with Compressor as well as create eye- popping motion menus directly in DVD Studio Pro 4. They will also “author” a DVD by creating buttons, interactive links, slideshows, playlists and even adding alternate audio steam and camera angles. Basic knowledge of the Macintosh OS and Final Pro is required. ​

  • ​MAC OS X Support Essentials (with certification)
    CAPP 300 - This course provides an in-depth exploration of troubleshooting on MAC OS X. It is designed to give a tour of the breadth of functionality of Mac OS X and the best methods for effectively supporting uses of Mac OS X systems. The course is a combination of lectures and hands-on case study exercises that provide practical real- world experience. Basic Knowledge of MAC OS X and troubleshooting experience are required.​

  • Microsoft Office Specialist 
    CCMP 203 - The Microsoft Office Specialist, delivered by Certiport, is the official industry standard for validating skills and knowledge related to using the Office Suite. Educational institutions, employers and governments rely on the partnership between Microsoft and Certiport to validate proficiency across Microsoft Office Applications. In each of the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) courses, students will be prepared to take the corresponding MOS exam.​

  • Microsoft Technology Associate
    CCMP 204 - Microsoft Technology Associate is a certification intended for aspiring technologists, and people seeking knowledge of fundamental technology concepts. MTA certification addresses a wide spectrum of fundamental technical concepts, assesses and validates your core technical knowledge, and enhances your technical credibility. In each of the Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) courses, students will be prepared to take the corresponding MTA exam.​

  • Microsoft Certified Educator Training / Teaching with Technology
    CCMP 205 - In this course, students will be prepared to take the Microsoft Certified Educator exam and to integrate technology meaningfully in their teaching practices.​​

  • MS Project
    CCMP 201 - This course will cover creating a project plan, managing and configuring tasks in project, understanding and managing resources, integrating data with other Microsoft applications, tracking costs, and viewing project information visually.

  • MS VIsio
    CCMP 202 - The course will cover: Understanding Shapes, Masters, Stencils, and Templates; Managing and Customizing Visio; the Visio Developer Tab; Creating custom shapes and stencils; taking advantage of the document Stencil; using the Diagram Explorer; understanding and using the Visio Shape Sheet; what are Visio Containers and Lists, Containers and Lists in Standard Visio Templates, and creating Custom Visio Containers and Lists.​

  • Office 365 EDU Tools
    CCMP 200 - This course will cover Office online, Sway, Forms, Classroom, Class notebook, and Office Mix.​

  • Overview of Final Cut Pro 7
    ​CAPP 302 - This course introduces students to the primary feature set and basic interface of Final Cut Pro. Students will learn how to perform basic editing functions while familiarizing themselves with the user interface. Topics include basic setup, adjusting and customizing preferences and settings, capturing video and audio, various editing and trimming techniques, Ripple, Roll, Slip and Slide tools, finishing and final output. Knowledge of Mac OS X, computer navigation, and editing terminology is required.​​

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