The Associate in Arts in Arabic Studies is designed to provide a greater understanding of Arabic language, history, culture and heritage, with particular emphasis on reading, writing and speaking the Arabic language. The Arabic Studies degree prepares students for career opportunities that require competency in the Arabic language. Through specific coursework for this degree, students will have a deeper appreciation and understanding of Arabic heritage and civilization.
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Communicate clearly and effectively in a variety of media and/or contexts (speech, writing, and/or sign language).
- Apply discipline-specific theories about language and communication to students’ own practice or work.
- Navigate norms related to communicating in diverse environments, including professional, intercultural, and/or specialized settings.
Associate in Arts Degree Requirements
|ARBC-130||Arabic Literature and Culture||3|
|ARBC-122||Arabic for the Arabic Speaker I||5|
|or ARBC-220||Arabic III|
|ARBC-180/BOT-180||Basic Computer Skills for Arabic Learners||1|
|ARBC-123||Arabic for the Arabic Speaker II||5|
|or ARBC-221||Arabic IV|
|ARBC-250||Conversational Arabic I||3|
|or ARBC-254||Conversational Iraqi Dialect|
|ARBC-251||Conversational Arabic II||3|
Certificate of Achievement
Students who complete only the major requirements above qualify for a Certificate in Arabic Studies. An official request must be filed with the Admissions and Records Office prior to the deadline as stated in the Academic Calendar.