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ARA 110 - Introductory Arabic I
Introductory Arabic I
Prerequisite: NONE

An introductory-level course in Arabic, focusing on the phonology of the Arabic alphabet and the four language skills: reading, writing, speaking and listening. Emphasis will be placed on developing the ability to function linguistically in real-life situations. Discussion of cultural aspects of Arabic-speaking countries will be integrated into learning of the language.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

World Language and Cultures Department

Course Attributes:
Language

ARA 111 - Introductory Arabic II
Introductory Arabic II
Prerequisite: ARA 110 or Instructor Approval

This course is part II of the Introductory-level course in Arabic, focusing on the phonology of the Arabic alphabet and the four language skills: reading, writing, speaking and listening. Emphasis will be placed on developing the ability to function linguistically in real-life situations. Discussion of cultural aspects of Arabic-speaking countries will be integrated into learning of the language.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

World Language and Cultures Department

Course Attributes:
Language

ARA 219 - Arab Culture Through Film

Arab Culture Through Film
Prerequisite: LAC student with T1A, T1LT, T1H or T1SS course .

Elective course for the Film Studies minor. This is an introduction to the study of the culture of Arabic-speaking countries through film. We will examine the development of Arabic cinema and closely analyze distinct characteristics. Inspired by screening select movies from multiple Arabic-speaking countries including Morocco, Egypt , Tunisia, Lebanon, Jordan, Syria, Yemen, Palestine, Algeria , and Saudi Arabia students will take a fresh look at political, social, religious, and gender issues from an Arabic culture perspective versus that of a world cinema that paints stereotypes.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

World Language and Cultures Department

Course Attributes:
LAC T2CP-Cultural Perspective

ARA 480 - Independent Study
Independent Study

Independent study in Arabic language or Arab culture.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

World Language and Cultures Department

ARA 492 - Directed Study
Directed Study
Prerequisites: None

Directed study in Arabic language or Arab culture.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

World Language and Cultures Department


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