Arabic Language (ARBC)

ARBC 1080 Culture and Commerce in the Arabic-Speaking World

[3 credit hours]

A study of the culture and society of the Arabic-speaking world with emphasis on business and economics. Taught in English.

Term Offered: Spring

Core Arts & Humanities, Multicultural Non-US Diversity

ARBC 1090 Culture of the Arabic-Speaking World

[3 credit hours]

An introduction to prinicipal social, artistic, and literary aspect of modern culture in the Arabic-speaking worls. Taught in English.

Term Offered: Fall

Core Arts & Humanities, Multicultural Non-US Diversity

ARBC 1110 Elementary Arabic I

[4 credit hours]

An introduction to Arabic Language and culture through listening, speaking, reading and writing. Laboratory practice required.

Term Offered: Fall

ARBC 1120 Elementary Arabic II

[4 credit hours]

An introduction to Arabic language and culture through listening, speaking, reading and writing. Laboratory practice required.

Prerequisites: ARBC 1110 with a minimum grade of D-

Term Offered: Spring

Core Arts & Humanities

ARBC 2140 Intermediate Arabic I

[3 credit hours]

Further practice of the four language skills with grammar building and readings of a literary-cultural nature.

Prerequisites: ARBC 1120 with a minimum grade of D-

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

Core Arts & Humanities

ARBC 2150 Intermediate Arabic II

[3 credit hours]

Further practice of the four language skills with grammar building and readings of a literary-cultural nature.

Prerequisites: ARBC 2140 with a minimum grade of D-

Term Offered: Spring

Core Arts & Humanities

ARBC 3010 Conversation and Composition I

[3 credit hours]

Work on advanced listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills through intensive work with authentic texts that deal contemporary issues relating to the Arabic-speaking world.

Prerequisites: ARBC 2150 with a minimum grade of D-

Term Offered: Fall

ARBC 3020 Conversation and Composition II

[3 credit hours]

Work on advanced listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills through intensive work with authentic texts that deal comtemporary issues realting to the Arabic-speaking world.

Prerequisites: ARBC 3010 with a minimum grade of D-

Term Offered: Spring

ARBC 3410 Survey of Arabic Civilization I

[3 credit hours]

The course examines the Arabic culture and civilization from Arabic authors' literature published in English as well as in Arabic and compares that to Western thought and expression.

Prerequisites: ARBC 3020 with a minimum grade of D-

Term Offered: Fall

ARBC 3420 Survey of Arabic Civilization II

[3 credit hours]

This course further the students' knowledge of the Arabic civilization through examining the ways of thinking and social contexts as expected in literary works and poetry from different eras.

Prerequisites: ARBC 3020 with a minimum grade of D-

Term Offered: Spring

ARBC 3430 Survey of Arabic Civilization III

[3 credit hours]

This course further the students' knowledge of the Arabic civilization through examining the ways od thinking and social contexts as exprssed in literary works and poetry from different eras.

Prerequisites: ARBC 3410 with a minimum grade of D- and ARBC 3420 with a minimum grade of D-

ARBC 3980 Special Topics in Arabic

[1-3 credit hours]

Study of a selected topic in Arabic language, literature or culture. May be repeated wheh topic varies.

Prerequisites: ARBC 3010 with a minimum grade of D- and ARBC 3020 with a minimum grade of D-

Term Offered: Spring, Summer, Fall

ARBC 4010 Arabic Syntax and Stylistics I

[3 credit hours]

It provides thorough intensive work with authentic texts that allows further study of syntax, morphology and complex grammatical structure of Arabic and the relationship between aural/oral aspects of the language.

Prerequisites: ARBC 3020 with a minimum grade of D-

Term Offered: Fall

ARBC 4020 Arabic Syntax and Stylistics II

[3 credit hours]

It provides thorough intensive work with authentic texts that allows further study of syntax, morphology and complex grammatical structure of Arabic and the relationship between aural/oral aspects of the language.

Prerequisites: ARBC 4010 with a minimum grade of D-

Term Offered: Spring

ARBC 4850 Media in the Arab World

[3 credit hours]

The course provides an in-depth study and analysis of media and news sources in the Arab world and surveys major press and alternative publishing outlets produced in Arabic.

ARBC 4980 Special Topics in Arabic

[1-3 credit hours]

Study of a selected topic in Arabic language, literature or culture. May be repeated when topic varies.

Prerequisites: ARBC 3010 with a minimum grade of D- and ARBC 3020 with a minimum grade of D-

Term Offered: Spring, Summer, Fall