Arabic (ARAB)

ARAB 101 —  Elementary Arabic 1 Course count: 1 

This course, designed for students with no previous study of Arabic, introduces the students of the script system of Arabic language, ensures the acquisition of basic speaking, listening, reading and writing in Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) and an introduction to the Arab culture around the world. Five class hours weekly. One and one-quarter units.

GPA units: 1.25

Common Area: Language Studies

ARAB 102 —  Elementary Arabic 2 Course count: 1 

This course focuses on the basic linguistic and cultural fundamentals of Arabic in a communicative approach that allows the students to increase their linguistic abilities in reading, writing, listening and speaking in uncomplicated situations.

Prerequisite: ARAB 101 or eqivalent

GPA units: 1.25

Common Area: Language Studies

ARAB 201 —  Intermediate Arabic 1 Course count: 1 

This course reviews and expands the fundamentals of the language through oral and written expression accompanied by readings and culture.

Prerequisite: Elementary Arabic 2

GPA units: 1.25

Common Area: Language Studies

ARAB 202 —  Intermediate Arabic 2 Course count: 1 

This course presents more complex structures and embraces cultural competence by means of discussing TV shows and current newspapers.

Prerequisite: ARAB 201 or equivalent

GPA units: 1.25

Common Area: Language Studies

ARAB 301 —  Third Year Arabic Course count: 1 

Focus on the continued development of spoken Modern Standard Arabic and written Arabic through text and multi-media resources.

Prerequisite: ARAB 202 or permission of instructor.

GPA units: 1

Common Area: Language Studies

ARAB 392 —  Tutorial Course count: 1 

GPA units: 1

ARAB 491 —  Tutorial Course count: 1 

GPA units: 1

ARAB 492 —  Tutorial Course count: 1 

GPA units: 1