Arabic is the fifth most spoken language in the world, and is used throughout North Africa and the Middle East. With over 420 million speakers, Arabic has been a driving force for advancements in science and cultural enrichment. Study Arabic and explore the rich, complex culture of this region through a multi-faceted and engaging course of study. You will be prepared for graduate study and careers in a diverse array of fields. Arabic is also one of the official languages of the United Nations. The Arabic Major is composed of 36-42 credits.
120 credits of coursework is required for the baccalaureate degree with a minimum 2.0 overall GPA, and a minimum 2.0 major GPA.
|Select 0-2 courses as needed: 1||0-6|
|Beginning Arabic I|
|Beginning Arabic II|
|ARAB 121||Intermediate Arabic I||3|
|ARAB 132||Intermediate Arabic II||3|
|ARAB 193||Introduction to Arab Culture||3|
|ARAB 203||Advanced Arabic I||3|
|ARAB 204||Advanced Arabic II||3|
|ARAB 261||Arabic Writing I||3|
|ARAB 321||Arabic Reading I||3|
|ARAB 450||Translation I: Arabic-English-Arabic||3|
|Select 12 credits from the following:||12|
|Twentieth-Century Arabic Literature|
|Arabic Grammar I|
|Advanced Spoken Arabic|
|Arabic Study Abroad|
|Arabic Writing II|
|Independent Study in Arabic Language 2|
Courses will be waived for students who place above this level.
May be taken a total of 3 times if the subject varies