Arabic (3501)

Arabic (3501)

101 BEGINNING ARABIC I 4 credits
Sequential. Acquisition of basic speaking, listening comprehension skills, with emphasis on development of self-expression in everyday situations, through culturally authentic media and texts.
102 BEGINNING ARABIC II 4 credits
Sequential. Prerequisite: 101 or equivalent. Acquisition of basic reading, speaking, writing and listening comprehension skills, with emphasis on development of self-expression in everyday situations, through culturally authentic media and texts.
201 INTERMEDIATE ARABIC I 4 credits
Sequential. Prerequisite: 102 or equivalent. Continuing acquisition of competence in speaking, listening comprehension, reading and writing through use of culturally authentic materials, with emphasis on developing accuracy and self-expression. (Conducted in Arabic).
202 INTERMEDIATE ARABIC II 4 credits
Sequential. Prerequisite: 201 or equivalent. Continuing acquisition of competence in speaking, listening comprehension, reading and writing through use of culturally authentic materials, with emphasis on developing accuracy and self-expression. (Conducted in Arabic).
210 ARABIC CULTURE THROUGH FILM 2 credits
Prerequisites: 32 credit hours including English Composition I and II (3300:111, 112) or equivalent. Exploration of Arabic culture through viewing of films subtitled in English. Readings and discussions in English. Does not count toward minor in Arabic.
301 COMPOSITION AND CONVERSATION 4 credits
Prerequisite: 202 or equivalent. Further development of language skills acquired at the intermediate level: Writing, Speaking, Listening Comprehension and Reading. (Conducted in Arabic).
302 ARABIC MEDIA 4 credits
Prerequisite: 202 or equivalent. Further development of practical language skills with a focus on Arabic media. The course also will enrich students¿ understanding of Arabic culture. (Conducted in Arabic).
303 INTRO:MODERN ARABIC LITERATURE 4 credits
Prerequisite: 202 or equivalent. Enhancement of students' communicative skills with emphasis on development of the ability to read, appreciate and discuss Modern Arabic Literature. (Conducted in Arabic).
304 CULTURAL READINGS IN ARABIC 4 credits
Prerequisite: 202 or equivalent. Enhancement of communicative skills in Arabic with a focus on development of the ability to read, appreciate and discuss Arabic writing. (Conducted in Arabic).
311 ARABIC CULTURAL EXP ABROAD 1-8 credits
Prerequisite: Permission of Department Chair. Residence and study abroad in an Arabic-speaking country. May be repeated once with different content. Only 8 credits allowable for minor in Arabic.
422 ST: ARABIC 1-4 credits
Prerequisite: Two of the group 301,302,303,304 or permission of instructor. Development of specialized language skills or reading of significant works of literature or culture not studied in other courses. (Conducted in Arabic.) (May be repeated once with different topic for a maximum total of 8 credits.)
497 INDIV READING: ARABIC 1-4 credits
Prerequisite: 202 and permission of the instructor and department chair. Individual study under the guidance of professor. May be repeated once with departmental permission for a total of 8 credits.

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