Arabic is the primary language used for communication in the Middle East and is considered a“critical language” by United States government agencies. A knowledge of Arabic can further careers in law and diplomacy, business and trade,journalism, and education.

Arabic language study at Holy Cross can be incorporated in a Concentration in Middle Eastern Studies through the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies. Completion of five semesters of Arabic satisfies the language requirement for the major in International Studies. 

Available Arabic courses:
Elementary Arabic 1
Elementary Arabic 2
Intermediate Arabic 1
Intermediate Arabic 2
Third Year Arabic