Credit Courses

(ARB) Arabic

Note: Students who have taken two or more years of a foreign language, and have done so in the last two years, should begin that language at the 200 level or switch to a new language. If there is doubt, placement will be determined by testing or consultation with the academic division.

General Education course Humanities
ARB 101 - Beginning Arabic I (3 credits)
The first in a sequence of courses designed for students with little or no prior knowledge of Arabic. Spoken communication in Arabic is both the end goal and the means of instruction. Emphasizes the four communicative skills in a culturally authentic context. Reading and writing are assigned out of class to facilitate effective listening and speaking practice in class. Basic grammar skills are also introduced. 3 lecture hours
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General Education course Humanities
ARB 102 - Beginning Arabic II (3 credits)
Prerequisite: ARB 101 with a minimum C grade, placement by exam, or permission of instructor
The second in a sequence of courses designed for students with little or no prior knowledge of Arabic. Spoken communication in Arabic is both the end goal and the means of instruction. Emphasizes the four communicative skills in a culturally authentic context. Reading and writing are assigned out of class to facilitate effective listening and speaking practice in class. Basic grammar skills are also introduced. 3 lecture hours
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General Education course Humanities
ARB 201 - Intermediate Arabic I (3 credits)
Prerequisite: ARB 102 with a minimum C grade, placement by exam, or permission of instructor
The first in a sequence of courses designed for students with a mid to high novice level of competency in Arabic. Spoken communication in Arabic continues to be the end goal and the means of instruction. The four communicative skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking are applied to discussions and debates involving Arab culture, politics, and history. Fundamental grammar points are reviewed. 3 lecture hours
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