Arabic (ARB) courses
ARB 101 Elementary Arabic I
Develop proficiency in the four communication skills: listening, reading, speaking, and writing. These skills are essential for effective communication in the target language.
ARB 102 Elementary Arabic IIPrerequisite: C or better in ARB 101.
Develop additional proficiency in the four communication skills: listening, reading, speaking, and writing. These skills are essential for effective communication in the target language.
ARB 201 Intermediate Arabic IPrerequisite: C or better in ARB 102.
Systematic review, expansion, and synthesis of the four skill areas. This course will enhance communication skills by providing a thorough review of fundamentals of grammar through real-life language use, reading, and composition.
ARB 202 Intermediate Arabic IIPrerequisite: C or better in ARB 201.
Continued development of the four skill areas through conversation, composition, and reading as a means to access culture.
ARB 297 Special Topics in ArabicPrerequisite: permission of instructor and department head.
Topics of selected interest in Arabic studies, including travel courses to Arabic-speaking countries. The specific subject matter and/or international component may vary according to resources and demand. Variable content course. May be repeated, as topics change, to a maximum of 6 hours.
ARB 305 Advanced Arabic Proficiency SkillsPrerequisite: C or better in ARB 202.
Readings and discussions in modern standard Arabic, continuing the method used in teaching ARB 201 and 202. Enhances communicative skills by providing intensive practice in reading, writing, listening, speaking and active control of grammar and vocabulary.