In addition to the languages that are offered as majors or minors, the Modern Languages Department regularly offers elementary courses in Arabic which can be taken to fulfill the language requirement, even though majors or minors are not offered. Students who wish to satisfy the language requirement in a modern language will be placed in the appropriate language class based on background and the results of the Foreign Language Placement Test.
ARA-101. Elementary Arabic I Faculty
An introduction to the Arabic language. This course will allow the student to master the Arabic alphabet and to learn elementary speaking, writing, and reading in Arabic. Four hours of instruction plus one hour of supervised work with the textbook’s DVD material. Four semester hours. (L.)
ARA-102. Elementary Arabic II Faculty
Continuation of ARA-101. Emphasis on communication and cultural uses of the language. Four hours of instruction plus one hour of supervised work with the textbook’s DVD material. Four semester hours. (L.)