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Languages and Cultures (BA) – Arabic Studies Track

Administered by Department of Languages and Cultures

Effective Fall 2014

A total of 33 semester hours is required for a major in Arabic Studies. Students must receive a minimum grade of C in every course required for the major.

Required courses for the major include (6 credits):

LANGCULT.200 Comparative Cultural Studies

LANGCULT.400 Comparative Language Studies

Requirements: Core Courses (18 credits):

ARABIC.101 Elementary Arabic I

ARABIC.102 Elementary Arabic II

ARABIC.203 Intermediate Arabic III

ARABIC.204 Intermediate Arabic IV

ARABIC.305 Arabic for Advanced Communication 1

ARABIC 306 Arabic for Advanced Communication 2

Culture Courses: Choose one (3 credits)

ARABIC.211 Cultures in the Arabic-Speaking World

ARABIC.212 Euro-Arab Cinema

SIX CREDITS from one of the following courses:

a) Humanities and Social Sciences:

HISTORY.146 History of the Muslim World since 1405

HISTORY.145 History of the Muslim World to 1405

HISTORY.456 History of the Modern Middle East

HISTORY.457 Early Ottoman Empire

HISTORY.458 Late Ottoman Empire

ANTHRO.320 Contemporary World Cultures

ANTHRO.440 Languages and Culture

FRENCH.212 France Today

FRENCH.402 Contemporary Issues in Francophone Media

b) Business and Political Sciences:

ECONOMIC.333 International Economics

ECONOMIC.340 Economics of the Middle East

ECONOMIC.533 Int Pol & Relations

POLISCI.181 Contemporary Issues in World Politics

POLISCI.280 Introduction to International Relations

POLISCI.345 Democratization and Regime Change

POLISCI.376 Government and Politics of the Middle East