Undergraduate Bulletin

Fall 2022 Bulletin

ARB: Arabic

ARB 101: Intensive Elementary Arabic

An intensive course covering the elementary Arabic program (ARB 111, ARB 112) in one semester. This course is designed for students who have no prior knowledge of the language.

DEC:     S3
SBC:     LANG

6 credits

ARB 111: Elementary Arabic I

An introduction to Modern Standard Arabic, stressing speaking, comprehension, reading and writing. Selected texts are read. Practice in the language laboratory supplements class work. No student who has had two or more years of Arabic in high school (or who has otherwise acquired an equivalent proficiency) may receive credit for ARB 111 without written permission from the supervisor of the course.

Partially fulfills: LANG

3 credits

ARB 112: Elementary Arabic II

An introduction to Arabic, stressing speaking, comprehension, reading and writing. Selected texts are read. Practice in the language laboratory supplements class work.

Prerequisite: C or better in ARB 111

DEC:     S3
SBC:     LANG

3 credits

ARB 201: Intensive Intermediate Arabic

An intensive course covering the intermediate Arabic language courses (ARB 211, 212) in one semester. May not be taken for credit in addition to ARB 211, 212.

Prerequisite: ARB 101 or ARB 112 or placement into ARB 201 or ARB 211

SBC:     GLO, HUM, LANG

6 credits

ARB 211: Intermediate Arabic I

Continued study of Arabic at a more advanced level of speaking, comprehension, reading, writing, and grammar. Selected texts are read. Practice in the language laboratory supplements class work. No student who has four or more years of Arabic in high school (or who has otherwise acquired an equivalent proficiency) may receive credit for ARB 211 without written permission from the supervisor of the course.

Prerequisite: ARB 101 or ARB 112 or placement into ARB 201 or ARB 211

DEC:     S3
SBC:     GLO, LANG

3 credits

ARB 212: Intermediate Arabic II

Continued study of Arabic at a more advanced level of speaking, comprehension, reading, writing, and grammar. Selected texts are read. Practice in the language laboratory supplements class work.

Prerequisite: ARB 211

DEC:     S3
SBC:     GLO, HUM, LANG

3 credits