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Course ID:ARAB 1001. 4 hours.
Course Title:Elementary Modern Standard Arabic I
Course
Description:
Fundamentals of grammar, pronunciation, reading, composition, and conversation of standard (including classical) Arabic.
Athena Title:ELEM STAND ARB I
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARAB 1002. 4 hours.
Course Title:Elementary Modern Standard Arabic II
Course
Description:
A continuation of Elementary Modern Standard Arabic I, including review and introduction of new content.
Athena Title:ELEM STND ARB II
Prerequisite:ARAB 1001
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARAB 2003. 3 hours.
Course Title:Intermediate Standard Arabic I
Course
Description:
Intermediate grammar, reading, conversation, and composition in standard (including classical) Arabic. Particular attention will be given to readings in Islamic literature.
Athena Title:INTERMDTE ARB I
Prerequisite:ARAB 1002
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARAB 2004. 3 hours.
Course Title:Intermediate Standard Arabic II
Course
Description:
A continuation of Intermediate Standard Arabic I, including review and introduction of new content.
Athena Title:INTERMDTE ARB II
Prerequisite:ARAB 2003
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARAB(LING) 3005. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Standard Arabic I
Course
Description:
Advanced grammar, reading, conversation, and composition in standard (including classical) Arabic. Particular attention will be given to readings in Islamic literature.
Athena Title:ADVANCED ARB I
Prerequisite:ARAB 2004 or permission of department
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARAB 3006. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Standard Arabic II
Course
Description:
A continuation of Advanced Standard Arabic I.
Athena Title:ADVANCED ARB II
Prerequisite:ARAB(LING) 3005 or permission of department
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARAB 4000/6000. 4 hours.
Course Title:Moroccan Dialectical Arabic
Course
Description:
Provides a basic capacity for "survival" Moroccan Arabic through the study of essential vocabulary and communication skills. Emphasizes the use of day to day language necessary for student researchers of Moroccan culture by utilizing classroom training, "homestays" with Moroccan families, and interactions with Moroccans.
Athena Title:MOROCCAN ARABIC
Nontraditional Format:This is a maymester summer abroad program and will thus entail extensive travel throughout Morocco and homestays with Moroccan families, where the student will learn to use the skills acquired in class in real-life situations. The educational experience of this course will be of an on-going "linguistic immersion" type. The course will meet six days a week for two hours over four weeks of the Maymester with an additional twelve hours of contact through language instruction and practice with Moroccans.
Prerequisite:Third-year student standing or permission of department
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARAB 4100/6100. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit. 9 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Reading and Research in Arabic and Islamic Literature
Course
Description:
Arabic and Islamic texts with emphasis upon extensive reading and individual and/or group research projects. Qualified students may study Persian and/or Turkish texts.
Athena Title:READ AND RSCH ARB
Prerequisite:ARAB 2004 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARAB 4107/6107. 3 hours.
Course Title:Islamic Arabic I
Course
Description:
In-depth review of Arabic grammar towards attaining fluency in reading Islamic texts using all previously learned structures, vocabulary, and the verbs. Emphasis on gaining proficiency in speaking in Arabic about Islamic concepts and the Islamic textual heritage, specifically the Qur'an, Hadith, and the commentary literature.
Athena Title:Islamic Arabic I
Undergraduate Prerequisite:ARAB 3006
Graduate Prerequisite:ARAB 2004
Undergraduate Pre or Corequisite:ARAB(LING) 3005
Graduate Pre or Corequisite:ARAB(LING) 3005
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARAB 4108/6108. 3 hours.
Course Title:Islamic Arabic II
Course
Description:
Continuation of Arabic grammar begun in Islamic Arabic I, towards attaining fluency in reading Islamic texts and gaining proficiency in speaking in Arabic about Islamic concepts and textual heritage, based on the Qur'an, Hadith, the commentary literature, and later Islamic texts, including Islamic poetry.
Athena Title:Islamic Arabic II
Undergraduate Prerequisite:ARAB 4107/6107
Graduate Prerequisite:ARAB 4107/6107
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARAB 4201/6201. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Conversation and Composition in Standard Arabic I
Course
Description:
Advanced language study, combining instruction in grammar, reading comprehension, and composition with practice in spoken modern standard Arabic.
Athena Title:ADV CON COMP ARAB I
Undergraduate Prerequisite:ARAB 2004
Undergraduate Pre or Corequisite:ARAB(LING) 3005
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARAB 4202/6202. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Conversation and Composition in Standard Arabic II
Course
Description:
A continuation of Advanced Conversation and Composition in Standard Arabic I, including instruction in grammar, reading comprehension, and composition. Emphasis on practice in spoken modern standard Arabic at the level of an educated speaker, stressing both the ability to narrate events and express ideas orally and in writing.
Athena Title:ADV CNV CMP ARAB II
Prerequisite:ARAB 2004 and ARAB 4201/6201
Pre or Corequisite:ARAB 3006
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARAB 4300/6300. 3 hours.
Course Title:Media Arabic
Course
Description:
Advanced course designed to enable students to be proficient in the language used in Arabic newspapers, news broadcasts (video and audio), and the internet. Consists of intensive reading, listening to, comprehending, and speaking with the vocabulary and expressions characteristic of Arabic media on a variety of contemporary topics.
Athena Title:MEDIA ARAB
Prerequisite:ARAB 2004
Pre or Corequisite:ARAB 3006
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARAB 4960H. 3 hours. 9 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Directed Reading and/or Projects (Honors)
Course
Description:
Individual study, reading, or projects under the direction of a project director.
Athena Title:DIRECTED READ/PRJCT
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARAB 4970H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Directed Reading and/or Projects (Honors)
Course
Description:
Individual study, reading, or projects under the direction of a project director.
Athena Title:DIRECTED READ/PRJCT
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARAB 4980H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Directed Reading and/or Projects (Honors)
Course
Description:
Individual study, reading, or projects under the direction of a project director.
Athena Title:DIRECTED READ/PRJCT
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ARAB 4990H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Honors Thesis
Course
Description:
Individual research in the field of his/her major or in a closely related field.
Athena Title:HONORS THESIS
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
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