Arabic (ARBC)

Arabic (ARBC)

ARBC 1010  Elementary Arabic I  (4 Credit Hours)  

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

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

ARBC 1020  Elementary Arabic II  (4 Credit Hours)  

Second semester of Arabic language.

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

ARBC 1290  Junior Year Abroad  (1-20 Credit Hours)  

Junior year abroad.

ARBC 2030  Intermediate Arabic  (4 Credit Hours)  

Third semester of Arabic language. Continues development of reading and writing Arabic, but emphasis is placed on oral performance. Prerequisites: ARBC 1020. Credit hours: 4

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

ARBC 2910  Independent Study  (1-3 Credit Hours)  

Independent study in Arabic.

ARBC 3010  Special Topics  (3 Credit Hours)  

Special topics in language, literature, and culture of the Arab world.

Prerequisite(s): ARBC 2030.

ARBC 3060  Business Arabic  (3 Credit Hours)  

Introduction to the vocabulary and topics related to business in the Arabic speaking world. Prerequisites: ARBC 3150, or permission of instructor.

Prerequisite(s): ARBC 2040.

ARBC 3150  Advanced Arabic  (3 Credit Hours)  

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

ARBC 3170  Media Arabic  (3 Credit Hours)  

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

Prerequisite(s): ARBC 2040 or 3150.

ARBC 3220  Intro to Arabic Literature  (3 Credit Hours)  

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: ARBC 3150.

Prerequisite(s): ARBC 2040 or 3150.

ARBC 3250  Arab Modern Culture  (3 Credit Hours)  

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 or Co-requisite: ARBC 3150.

Prerequisite(s): ARBC 3150 or 2040.

ARBC 3300  Arabic Intl Rela & Diplomacy  (3 Credit Hours)  

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 2040 or 3150.

ARBC 3890  Service Learning: ARBC 3010  (0-1 Credit Hours)  

Service learning.

ARBC 4910  Independent Study  (1-4 Credit Hours)  

Independent Study in Arabic.

ARBC 5380  Junior Year Abroad  (1-20 Credit Hours)  

Junior Year Abroad.

ARBC 5390  Junior Year Abroad  (1-20 Credit Hours)  

Junior Year Abroad.