Arabic Major (B.A.)
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.
A minimum of 120 credits of coursework is required for the baccalaureate degree with a minimum 2.0 overall GPA, and a minimum 2.0 major GPA. However, more than 120 credits may be required depending upon the major field of study.
|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