Arabic Studies Minor

Department of Modern Languages and Literatures

The minor in Arabic Studies is designed for students who wish to develop their Arabic Advanced language proficiency and broaden their knowledge of Arabic literature, history, politics, and culture.  Completion of the minor requires 18 credits in applicable courses.

Requirements for the Arabic Studies Minor

Required Courses (12 credits)
ARAB 201: Intermediate Arabic (3)
ARAB 202: Intermediate Arabic (3)
ARAB 301: Advanced Arabic (3)
ARAB 302: Advanced Arabic (3)

Elective Courses (6 credits)

ARAB 310 – Topics in Arabic Culture (3)
ARAB 351 – Classical Arabic Literature in Translation (3)
ARAB 352 – Modern Arabic Literature in Translation (3)
ARAB 491, 492 – Independent Study in Arabic (3-6)
GEOG 304 – Geography of the Middle East
HIST 337 – Medieval Islamic Civilization
RELG 210 – Islam

Native or heritage speakers or any student who places above the 202 level will be required to take two additional elective courses.