Provides a rigorous academic foundation on which to continue advanced study at major colleges and universities specializing in Arabic language, literature, and cultures. The comprehensive curriculum not only offers the opportunity to develop specific skills, as in translation and foreign language, but also cultivates an informed perspective essential to the practice of public diplomacy within local, national, and international contexts. This program takes a multi-disciplinary approach to the study of Arabic, Arab Americans, and Middle Eastern cultures.
- Demonstrate a capacity to communicate orally and in writing in Arabic.
- Compare and contrast ethical principles and religious ceremonies within Muslim and Christian traditions.
- Identify the geographical boundaries and features of the Arab world.
- Describe the cultural achievements of the Arab world.
- Identify major historical eras in the Arab world.
- Evaluate the causes and consequences of political conflicts in the Arab world.
Some occupations of Bachelors and Graduate-level Arab Culture majors are:
Students may wish to transfer out of state to continue their studies of Arab Culture at such academic institutions as:
|Course name||Credit Hours|
|ENG-131: Introduction to College Writing||3.00|
|ENG-132: College Writing and Research||3.00|
|GEOG-132: World Regional Geography||3.00|
|POLS-131: Introduction to American Government and Political Science||3.00|
|SOC-131: Introduction to Sociology||3.00|