Arabic (ARBC)

Arabic (ARBC)

ARBC 1010  Elementary Arabic I  (4)  

Basic introduction to the Arabic language. Emphasis on listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

ARBC 1020  Elementary Arabic II  (4)  

Second semester of Arabic language. Prerequisite(s): minimum score of PASS in 'ARBC 1020 Placement' or ARBC 1010.

Prerequisite(s): minimum score of PASS in 'ARBC 1020 Placement' or ARBC 1010.

ARBC 1290  Junior Year Abroad  (1-20)  

Junior year abroad. Course may be repeated up to unlimited credit hours.


Maximum Hours: 99

ARBC 1940  Transfer Coursework  (1-4)  

Transfer coursework at the 1000 level.

Course Limit: 99

ARBC 2030  Intermediate Arabic  (4)  

Third semester of Arabic language. Continues development of reading and writing Arabic, but emphasis is placed on oral performance. Prerequisite(s): minimum score of PASS in 'ARBC 2030 Placement' or ARBC 1020.

Prerequisite(s): minimum score of PASS in 'ARBC 2030 Placement' or ARBC 1020.

ARBC 2910  Independent Study  (1-3)  

Independent study in Arabic.Course may be repeated up to unlimited credit hours.


Maximum Hours: 99

ARBC 3010  Special Topics  (3)  

Special topics in language, literature, and culture of the Arab world. Course may be repeated 3 times for credit.

Course Limit: 3

ARBC 3060  Business Arabic  (3)  

Introduction to the vocabulary and topics related to business in the Arabic speaking world. Prerequisite(s): ARBC 3150 or permission of instructor.

Prerequisite(s): ARBC 3150.

ARBC 3150  Advanced Arabic  (3)  

A continuation of skills developed in ARBC 2030, which is a prerequisite for ARBC 3150. The Arabic language is used as the medium of instruction, and in addition to the further development of reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills, a greater emphasis is placed on culture. Prerequisite(s): minimum score of PASS in 'ARBC 3150 Placement' or ARBC 2030.

Prerequisite(s): minimum score of PASS in 'ARBC 3150 Placement' or ARBC 2030.

ARBC 3170  Media Arabic  (3)  

This course will introduce students to vocabulary and topics related to contemporary Arabic media. Prerequisite: ARBC 3150.

Prerequisite(s): ARBC 3150.

ARBC 3220  Introduction to Arabic Literature  (3)  

A general survey of modern Arabic literature. Major trends and genres such as romanticism and realism. Focus on modern Arabic fiction, especially post-colonial period. Sample authors studied include, among others: Hanan Al-Shaykh, Baha’ Tahir. Prerequisite(s): minimum score of PASS in 'ARBC 3000 Placement', minimum score of PASS in 'ARBC 3150 Placement' or ARBC 3150.

Prerequisite(s): minimum score of PASS in 'ARBC 3000 Placement', minimum score of PASS in 'ARBC 3150 Placement' or ARBC 3150.

ARBC 3250  Arab Modern Culture  (3)  

Intensive language and culture training and a "hands on" learning experience. May combine academic instruction on Contemporary Arab social and cultural issues with community service focusing on critical, reflective thinking and personal and civic responsibility. Prerequisite(s): ARBC 3150.

Prerequisite(s): ARBC 3150.

ARBC 3300  Arabic for International Relations and Diplomacy  (3)  

Introduction to vocabulary and topics related to contemporary politics, foreign service, international relations and diplomacy through Arabic media. Lexical knowledge and structures related to the topics above through authentic materials, including broadcast media. Pre-requisites: ARBC 3150.

Prerequisite(s): ARBC 3150.

ARBC 3890  Service Learning  (0-1)  

Students complete a service activity in the community in conjunction with the content of a three-credit co-requisite course. Course may be repeated up to unlimited credit hours.

Corequisite(s): ARBC 3250.


Maximum Hours: 99

ARBC 4910  Independent Study  (1-4)  

Independent Study in Arabic. Course may be repeated up to unlimited credit hours.


Maximum Hours: 99

ARBC 5380  Junior Year Abroad  (1-20)  

Junior Year Abroad. Course may be repeated up to unlimited credit hours.


Maximum Hours: 99

ARBC 5390  Junior Year Abroad  (1-20)  

Junior Year Abroad. Course may be repeated up to unlimited credit hours.


Maximum Hours: 99