Supporting Academic Programs

The Texas A&M Core Curriculum, in compliance with the Texas Core Curriculum, provides students with a foundation of knowledge of human cultures and the physical and natural world, develops principles of personal and social responsibility for living in a diverse world, and advances intellectual and practical skills that are essential for all learning. In support of the Core Curriculum, the supporting academic programs enhance the individual degree programs and university graduation requirements.

The core curriculum focuses on the development of six skills that have been shown to be effective in preparing students for the job market and their role in a diverse world and democratic society.

  • Critical Thinking Skills – to include creative thinking, innovation, inquiry, and analysis, evaluation and synthesis of information.
  • Communication Skills – to include effective development, interpretation and expression of ideas through written, oral and visual communication.
  • Empirical and Quantitative Skills – to include the manipulation and analysis of numerical data or observable facts resulting in informed conclusions.
  • Teamwork – to include the ability to consider different points of view and to work effectively with others to support a shared purpose or goal.
  • Personal Responsibility – to include the ability to connect choices, actions and consequences to ethical decision-making.
  • Social Responsibility – to include intercultural competence, knowledge of civic responsibility, and the ability to engage effectively in regional, national, and global communities.

For additional information, please reference http://core.tamu.edu.

Alonso, Ricardo, Associate Professor
Division of Arts and Sciences-Qatar
PHD, The University of Texas at Austin, 2008

Belic, Milivoj, Professor
Division of Arts and Sciences-Qatar
PHD, The City University of New York, 1980

Bouhali, Othmane, Research Professor
Division of Arts and Sciences-Qatar
PHD, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Faculte des Sciences, 1999

Elgindi, Ali, Instructional Assistant Professor
Division of Arts and Sciences-Qatar
PHD, University of Chicago, 2011

Huang, Tingwen, Professor
Division of Arts and Sciences-Qatar
PHD, Texas A&M University, 2002

Krolikowski, Wieslaw, Professor
Division of Arts and Sciences-Qatar
PHD, Institute of Physics, Polish Academy of Sciences, 1988

Lamel, Bernhard, Professor
Division of Arts and Sciences-Qatar
PHD, University of California, San Diego, 2000

Mir, Nordine, Professor
Division of Arts and Sciences-Qatar
PHD, University of Rouen, France, 1998

Nha, Hyon Cheol, Professor
Division of Arts and Sciences-Qatar
PHD, Seoul National University, 2002

Soukiassian, Yeran, Senior Lecturer
Division of Arts and Sciences-Qatar
MS, American University of Beirut, 2007

Torres, Shaun, Clinical Assistant Professor
Division of Arts and Sciences-Qatar
MLS, George Washington University, 2012

Trabelsi, Saber, Assistant Professor
Division of Arts and Sciences-Qatar
PHD, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, 2010

Tzortzakis, Stylianos, Professor
Division of Arts and Sciences-Qatar
PHD, Ecole Polytechnique, France, 2001

Weston, Anthony, Instructional Professor
Division of Arts and Sciences-Qatar
PHD, Kent State University, 1993