Arabic (ARBC)

ARBC 101. Beginning Active Arabic. 5 Hours.

This course will introduce the basic skills needed to master reading, writing, listening, and speaking Modern Standard Arabic (also known as formal Arabic, or al-fush?, the spoken lingua franca of the Arab world and the language of written Arabic documents such as religious texts, published material such as books, newspapers and magazines; and media sources and broadcasts), as well as the Shami dialect of Arabic, spoken in Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, and Palestine. This course will provide the necessary foundation for future development in Arabic proficiency, as well as provide students with the necessary tools and proficiencies to begin to speak, read, write, and listen to Arabic both inside and outside of the classroom.


ARBC 102. Beginning Active Arabic. 5 Hours.

This course will introduce the basic skills needed to master reading, writing, listening, and speaking Modern Standard Arabic (the spoken lingua franca of the Arab world and the language of written Arabic documents, media and broadcasts), as well as the Shami dialect of Arabic, spoken in Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, and Palestine. This course will provide the necessary foundation for future development in Arabic proficiency, as well as provide students with the necessary tools and proficiencies to begin to speak, read, write, and listen to Arabic both inside and outside of the classroom.

Prerequisite: ARBC 101 with a minimum grade of D.


ARBC 280. Selected Topics in Arabic. 1 to 4 Hours.

The study of selected topics, at the introductory or intermediate level, in Arabic.


ARBC 281. Selected Topics in Arabic. 1 to 4 Hours.

The study of selected topics, at the introductory or intermediate level, in Arabic.