ARAB 101 Elementary Arabic I (4). First semester of Arabic language instruction, comprising both Modern Standard Arabic and one spoken dialect. Coursework includes Arabic script, basic grammar and vocabulary, and culturally relevant activities. Fall.

ARAB 102 Elementary Arabic II (4). Prerequisite, ARAB 101. Second semester of Arabic language instruction, comprising both Modern Standard Arabic and one spoken dialect. Coursework includes expanded grammar and vocabulary and culturally relevant activities. Spring.

ARAB 123 Conversational Arabic Abroad (3). Conversational course introducing one of the major dialects of Arabic. Only offered within the context of a University faculty-led study abroad program in the Arab world.

ARAB 203 Intermediate Arabic I (4). Prerequisite, ARAB 102. Third semester of Arabic language instruction, comprising both Modern Standard Arabic and one spoken dialect. Coursework includes expanded grammar and vocabulary, and culturally relevant activities. Fall.

ARAB 204 Intermediate Arabic II (4). Prerequisite, ARAB 203. Fourth semester of Arabic language instruction, comprising both Modern Standard Arabic and one spoken dialect. Coursework includes expanded grammar and vocabulary, and culturally relevant activities. Spring.

ARAB 300 Arabic Grammar and Composition (3). Prerequisite, ARAB 204. Intensive grammar review and composition to improve accuracy and develop writing skills in Modern Standard Arabic. Spring.

ARAB 305 Advanced Arabic I (3). Prerequisite, ARAB 204. Fifth semester of Arabic language instruction, comprising both Modern Standard Arabic and one spoken dialect. Coursework includes intensive reading of a variety of texts; films, oral presentations, and writing; extensive vocabulary development. Fall.

ARAB 306 Advanced Arabic II (3). Prerequisite, ARAB 305. Sixth semester of Arabic language instruction, comprising both Modern Standard Arabic and one spoken dialect. Coursework includes intensive reading of a variety of texts; films, oral presentations, and writing; extensive vocabulary development. Spring.

ARAB 308 Arabic Languages across the Curriculum Recitation (1). Prerequisite, ARAB 204. Arabic recitation offered in conjunction with selected content courses. Weekly discussion and readings in Arabic relating to attached content courses.

ARAB 407 Readings in Arabic I (3). Prerequisite, ARAB 306. Classical and/or modern readings in Arabic and discussions in conversational Arabic, according to the students’ interest. Fall.

ARAB 408 Readings in Arabic II (3). Prerequisite, ARAB 306. Classical and/or modern readings in Arabic and discussions in conversational Arabic, according to the students’ interest. Spring.

ARAB 496 Independent Readings in Arabic (1–3). Permission of the department. For the student who wishes to create and pursue an independent project in Arabic under the supervision of a selected instructor. Maximum three credit hours per semester.

ARAB 681 Readings in Islamicate Literatures (ASIA 681, RELI 681) (3). Permission of the instructor. Study of selected religious, literary, and historical texts in Arabic.