ARAB Arabic

ARAB   1001   Elementary Arabic I Elementary Arabic I

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

For students who have never studied Arabic. Focus on basic communication skills (understanding, speaking, reading, and writing Arabic) and cultural understanding. Includes laboratory program.

ARAB   1002   Elementary Arabic II Elementary Arabic II

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Continued focus on basic communication skills (understanding, speaking, reading, and writing Arabic) and cultural understanding, with increased emphasis on active use of the language. Includes laboratory program.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in ARAB   1001.

ARAB   2001   Intermediate Arabic I Intermediate Arabic I

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Building upon communication skills (understanding, speaking, reading, and writing Arabic) and cultural understanding, developed at the elementary level.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in ARAB   1002.

ARAB   2002   Intermediate Arabic II Intermediate Arabic II

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Continued focus on communication skills and cultural understanding.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in ARAB   2001.

ARAB   3030   Selected Topics in Arabic Selected Topics in Arabic

1-3 Credit Hours.   1-3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Study of a topic in Arabic literature, culture, society, thought or language not included in the regular offering. Continued development of all five language competencies (listening, speaking, reading, writing, and culture). May be repeated for credit provided a new topic is studied.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in ARAB   2002.

ARAB   3130   Arabic Conversation

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Continued development of language competencies (listening, speaking, reading, writing, and culture) with special emphasis on Arabic conversation.

Prerequisite(s): ARAB   2002.

ARAB   3185   Studies Abroad: Speaking I

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This is a course in oral communications in Arabic using materials that are appropriate for building on intermediate-level skills and which are related thematically to the country/culture visited.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in ARAB   2002.

ARAB   3330   Arabic Culture

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Introduction to Arabic culture patterns, behaviors, and monuments. Continued development of language competencies.

ARAB   3385   Studies Abroad: Writing I

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This is a course in written communications in Arabic using materials that are appropriate for building on intermediate-level skills and which are related thematically to the country/culture visited.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in ARAB   2002.

ARAB   3530   Commercial Arabic

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Introduction to the language and practices of doing business in the Arab world. Continued development of language competencies.

ARAB   4185   Studies Abroad: Speaking II

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This is a course in oral communications in Arabic using materials that are appropriate for building on advanced-level skills and which are related thematically to the country/culture visited.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in ARAB   2002.

ARAB   4385   Studies Abroad: Writing II

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This is a course in written communications in Arabic language using materials that are appropriate for building on advanced-level skills and which are related thematically to the country/culture visited.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in ARAB   2002.

ARAB   4890   Directed Study in Arabic

1-15 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Concentrated study of a topic in Arabic literature, culture, society, thought or language. May be repeated for credit provided a new topic is studied.