Courses

ARAB 1003. Elementary Arabic I. 3 Hours.

Stresses correct pronunciation, aural comprehension, simple speaking ability. Basic grammar is taught inductively through oral and written skills. (Typically offered: Spring)

ARAB 1013. Elementary Arabic II. 3 Hours.

Continues to stress correct pronunciation, aural comprehension, simple speaking ability. Continued presentation of grammar with special attention to basic morphology. Prerequisite: ARAB 1003 or equivalent. (Typically offered: Fall)

ARAB 1016. Intensive Arabic I. 6 Hours.

Equivalent to ARAB 1003 and ARAB 1013. Stresses correct pronunciation, aural comprehension, and simple speaking ability. Basic grammar is taught inductively through oral and written skills. (Typically offered: Fall)

ARAB 2003. Intermediate Arabic I. 3 Hours.

Leads to greater oral comprehension and speaking ability and develops the more advanced reading and writing skills. Prerequisite: ARAB 1013 or ARAB 1016 or equivalent. (Typically offered: Spring)

ARAB 2016. Intensive Arabic II. 6 Hours.

Leads to greater oral comprehension and speaking ability and develops the more advanced reading and writing skills. Emphasizes morphology and syntax. (Typically offered: Spring)

ARAB 2016H. Honors Intensive Arabic II. 6 Hours.

Leads to greater oral comprehension and speaking ability and develops the more advanced reading and writing skills. Emphasizes morphology and syntax. Prerequisite: Honors standing. (Typically offered: Spring)
This course is equivalent to ARAB 2016.

ARAB 3016. Intensive Arabic III. 6 Hours.

Leads to greater facility in the spoken language and continues to develop reading and writing skills. Continued emphasis on morphology and syntax. Prerequisite: ARAB 2016. (Typically offered: Fall)

ARAB 3016H. Honors Intensive Arabic III. 6 Hours.

Leads to greater facility in the spoken language and continues to develop reading and writing skills. Continued emphasis on morphology and syntax. Prerequisite: ARAB 2016. (Typically offered: Fall)
This course is equivalent to ARAB 3016.

ARAB 3033. Colloquial Arabic. 3 Hours.

Development of aural comprehension and speaking skills in one of the major Arabic dialects. Prerequisite: ARAB 2016 or equivalent. (Typically offered: Irregular) May be repeated for up to 6 hours of degree credit.

ARAB 4016. Intensive Arabic IV. 6 Hours.

Continued development of speaking, comprehension, reading, writing. Reading assignments introduce a variety of styles ranging from classical to modern in both prose and verse. (Typically offered: Spring)

ARAB 4016H. Honors Intensive Arabic IV. 6 Hours.

Continued development of speaking, comprehension, reading, writing. Reading assignments introduce a variety of styles ranging from classical to modern in both prose and verse. Prerequisite: Honors standing. (Typically offered: Spring)
This course is equivalent to ARAB 4016.

ARAB 4023. Advanced Arabic I. 3 Hours.

Development of advanced speaking and writing skills. Extensive reading and writing assignments and translating exercises from English into Arabic. Prerequisite: ARAB 4016. (Typically offered: Irregular)

ARAB 4033. Advanced Arabic II. 3 Hours.

Continued advanced speaking, reading, and writing skills. Prerequisite: ARAB 4023. (Typically offered: Irregular)

ARAB 4053. Arabic Readings. 3 Hours.

Develops skills in description, analysis, and argumentation within a workshop atmosphere. Readings are drawn from various styles of standard Arabic, ranging from newspapers to literary texts. The thematic focus of the course varies. Prerequisite: ARAB 4016 or equivalent. (Typically offered: Irregular) May be repeated for up to 6 hours of degree credit.

ARAB 4113. Modern Arabic Literature. 3 Hours.

Selected readings from Arabic fiction and poetry from the 20th century to the present. Prerequisite: ARAB 4023 or equivalent. (Typically offered: Irregular)

ARAB 4213. Arab Culture and Civilization.. 3 Hours.

Selected readings from Arab history, literature, the Islamic Tradition, and the Holy Qur'an. Prerequisite: ARAB 4016 or equivalent. (Typically offered: Irregular)

ARAB 470V. Special Topics. 1-6 Hour.

May be offered in a topic not specifically covered by courses otherwise listed. (Typically offered: Irregular) May be repeated for degree credit.

ARAB 570V. Special Topics. 1-6 Hour.

(Formerly ARAB 470V.) May be offered in a topic not specifically covered by courses otherwise listed. Graduate degree credit will not be given for both ARAB 470V and ARAB 570V. (Typically offered: Irregular) May be repeated for degree credit.