Faizan Haq is a professor for several courses at Buffalo State College and at the University at Buffalo.

1. Faculty, Cora P. Maloney College (08/96 – 05/16)

State University of New York at Buffalo

Courses Offered:

i. USA and The Muslim World (CPM 250) (Cross listed with Religious Studies Program)

An undergraduate course that addresses cross-cultural issues, historical influences, and international factors that continue to shape the current state of the relationship between the USA and the Muslim world.

ii. Islamic Cultural History (CPM 390) (Cross listed with Religious Studies Program)

This course approaches the history of Islamic civilization from cultural perspective. The contributions of Muslims to the modern and post-modern discourse are discussed. Historical facts about Muslim art, architecture, and scholarship are analyzed.

iii. Islam and Democracy (CPM 295)   (Cross listed with Asian Studies)

This course focuses on the theological basis for democracy in Islam. Democracy’s compatibility with established Islamic schools of thought in the context of traditional and contemporary scholarship is discussed.

2. Lecturer/Instructor (Department of American Studies) (8/96 - 6/98)

State University Of New York At Buffalo

Courses Offered: 

i. American Lives and Environment (AMS 114) (Fall ‘97, Spring '98)

Diversity at Work and Multiculturalism at Home 

This course was designed to understand the complexity of working, living, and interacting with people of different backgrounds and cultures. ‘Affirmative Action’ is discussed as a policy and also as an issue.

ii. American Lives and Environment (AMS 114) (Fall ‘96 - Spring ‘97)

Survey of U.S. Education System in Inner Cities

These courses were designed to survey the education System of the United States and in-depth analyses of the consequences of such a system. The issue of Affirmative Action in American educating was also part of the discussions.

iii. Independent Study (AMS 499) Spring & Summer ‘97, Fall '97, Spring ‘98

Designed and directed independent study and research projects of senior undergraduate students in the following areas:

  • Effects of Communication Technology on Culture
  • MMMulticulturalism & Diversity
  • Comparative Approach to Multicultural Literature
  • Muslims' Image in Hollywood

iv. US in the World (AMS 207) (Spring '98)

Global Markets and Technology 

This course was designed to educate undergraduate students about:

  • The ever-changing world around us.
  • How the increasing global trade and advanced technology is changing the face of market-based economies.
  • The internet-based research in specific areas of business and political stability.

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University at Buffalo

Faizan Haq teaches three courses at the University at Buffalo, Islamic Cultural History (CPM 390) USA and The Muslim World (CPM 250)

Buffalo State College

Faizan Haq teaches three courses at Buffalo State College, Intercultural Communications (SPC 311) Organizational Communication (SPC 407)

1. Faculty, Department of Communication

Buffalo State College (08/04 - Present)

Courses Offered:

i. Intercultural Communication (SPC 311)

The undergraduate-level course deals with the complexities of intercultural communication. Students learn the analytical approach to understand the process and skills to apply for desirable outcomes in intercultural exchanges.

ii. Organizational Communication (SPC 407)

Theory and practice of communication within task-oriented organizations; focus on the interaction of structure, behavior, and message; the role of communication in organizational change.

iii. International Communication (COM 310)

Analysis of the role of international communication in today's global society through a comparative study of the world's press and broadcasting systems. Includes journalistic values of other countries, differing philosophies of broadcasting, and the process of international communication within the framework of North-South, social, economic, and political divisions of the late twentieth century.