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2018-2019 College Catalog

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Arabic - A.A. Degree (Transfer)

An Arts and Sciences Area of Concentration

Application Code 241

For curriculum information, contact the English/World Languages Division—Room DH-239—443-518-1540.

This curriculum is a guide to students planning to transfer to a four-year institution to complete a Bachelor of Arts degree in Arabic language and/or literature. This area of concentration is designed to prepare and equip students to explore cultures and communicate with peoples, promotes cultural awareness, encourages human understanding, and prepares students to be productive global citizens. Students are advised to check the requirements of the institution to which they intend to transfer.

Suggested Semester 1

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENGL 121College Composition

3

Gen Ed Core Arts & Humanities Core Group A

3

Gen Ed Core Mathematics Core Course

3

Gen Ed Core Social & Behavioral Sciences Core Group A

3

Arabic One of 3 sequential 4-credit courses with ARAB prefix (101, 102, 201, 202, or 203)

4

Suggested Semester 2

Course NumberTitleCredits
ANTH 220Cultures of the Middle East

3

Gen Ed Core Arts & Humanities Core Group B

3

Gen Ed Core Science Core Course

3

Gen Ed Core Social & Behavioral Sciences Core Group B

3

Arabic One of 3 sequential 4-credit courses with ARAB prefix (101, 102, 201, 202, or 203)

4

Suggested Semester 3

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENGL 214Middle Eastern Literature

3

Gen Ed Core Science Core Course (must include lab)

4

Arabic One of 3 sequential 4-credit courses with ARAB prefix (101, 102, 201, 202, or 203)

4

Elective Elective*

3

Suggested Semester 4

Course NumberTitleCredits
Core Elective Any General Education Core Courses

5

Elective Electives*

9

*Electives - Select from the following:

Course NumberTitleCredits
ARAB 204Intermediate Arabic IV

4

ARAB 230Contemporary Issues in the Middle East

3

BMGT 100Introduction to Business and Organization

3

FILM 204Middle Eastern Film

3

HIST 232History of the Modern Middle East

3

Total Credit Hours: 60

A graduate should be able to

  1. Organize ideas and convey meaning through various communicative modes, using spontaneous language production in Arabic at the intermediate level.
  2. Analyze cultural practices and/or artifacts from the Arabic-speaking world, giving details of the perspectives that shaped them.
  3. Identify ethical issues in relevant context and content areas.