You will learn Modern Standard Arabic, which is the official literary Arabic language used in most written documents (newspapers, books) and formal spoken occasions (news broadcast, lectures, speeches). You will learn about the various cultures of Arabs, and their contribution in human history and civilization.
The major in Arabic Studies provides students with an immersive learning experience that contextualizes Arabic language in diverse cultural settings. Students design a Major in Arabic Studies through the Individualized Major Program which requires a minimum of 34 credit hours. Two courses are required of all students:
An Individualized Major allows students to schedule their courses with a flexible degree map that will suit their academic goals. Contact the IMP academic advisor, Shannon Kelley, to plan a major in Arabic.
Contact the Director of the Program in Arabic, Dr. Amira Mashhour.