The Plan B major—Students choosing a Plan B major in language and culture studies may elect Arabic as their secondary language. Students who do so are required to take five courses in Arabic beyond ARAB 101, including at least one course in Arabic literature and culture (ARAB 233).
The minor in Arabic—For students who wish to minor in Arabic, this is a sequence of five courses: ARAB 101, 102, 201, 202, and 301,
designed to develop linguistic skills and to give an appreciation of
Arab culture and civilization. In addition, students are required to
take either ARAB 233, LING 101. Introduction to Linguistics,
or a course in the Middle East section of the International Studies
Program. No more than one transfer credit may be applied to the minor.
To declare a minor in Arabic, contact
Assistant Professor Kifah Hanna. Students interested in
cross-disciplinary approaches to the study of Middle Eastern culture are
referred to the Middle Eastern studies concentration.