Courses

LARA 100  First-Year Arabic I  Credits: 5 (5-0-0)

Course Description: Essentials of Arabic for the beginner: aural comprehension, speaking, reading, writing.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: No previous study in Arabic. Credit not allowed for both LARA 100 and LARA 105.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

LARA 101  First-Year Arabic II  Credits: 5 (5-0-0)

Course Description: Essentials of Arabic for the continuing student: aural comprehension, speaking, reading, writing.
Prerequisite: LARA 100 or LARA 105.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both LARA 101 and LARA 107.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

LARA 200  Second-Year Arabic I (GT-AH4)  Credits: 4 (4-0-0)

Course Description: Review and practice of Arabic language and culture in the three modes of communication: interpersonal, interpretative and presentational communication and in all four skills (speaking, writing, listening, and reading) with a focus on a proficiency level target of intermediate-low.
Prerequisite: LARA 101 or LARA 107.
Registration Information: Placement exam can substitute for course prerequisites. Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.
Additional Information: Arts & Humanities 3B, World Languages (GT-AH4).

LARA 201  Second-Year Arabic II (GT-AH4)  Credits: 4 (4-0-0)

Course Description: Review and extensive practice of Arabic language and culture in the three modes of communication: interpersonal, interpretative and presentational communication and in all four skills (speaking, writing, listening and reading) with a focus on a proficiency level target of intermediate-mid.
Prerequisite: LARA 200.
Registration Information: Placement exam can substitute for course prerequisites. Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.
Additional Information: Arts & Humanities 3B, World Languages (GT-AH4).

LARA 250  Introduction to Arabic Cultures (GT-AH2)  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Selected works in literature (in translation), film, and the visual and performing arts, as well as cultural artifacts from different periods and genres which represent the interrelationship of Arabic language, literature, and culture.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.
Additional Information: Arts & Humanities 3B, Literature & Humanities (GT-AH2).

LARA 296  Group Study-Arabic  Credits: Var[1-5] (0-0-0)

Course Description: Group study in Arabic language/literature/culture.
Prerequisite: None.
Term Offered: Fall. Spring.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

LARA 300  Third Year Arabic  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Develop reading and writing skills.
Prerequisite: LARA 201.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

LARA 301  Oral Communication - Arabic  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: In-depth study of Arabic to improve proficiency, emphasizing oral communication.
Prerequisite: LARA 201.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Modes: S/U within Student Option, Trad within Student Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

LARA 495  Independent Study-Arabic  Credits: Var[1-6] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Three years of college-level Arabic.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.