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Coordinated by the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures.
The Arabic Studies Interdisciplinary Minor is designed to give students a comprehensive knowledge of different aspects of Arabic language, culture, history, and artistic expressions, according to the students’ interests. The program requires a minimum of 21 credits. Credits from study abroad programs will be properly evaluated as part of the overall program.
Contact the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures for details.
Effective Fall 2021
Students must satisfactorily complete the total credits required for the minor. Minors and interdisciplinary minors require 12 or more upper-division (300- to 400-level) credits.
Additional coursework may be required due to prerequisites.
A grade of C or better is required in each course that will count toward the interdisciplinary minor.
|Lower Division Language 1||8-18|
|First-Year Arabic I|
|First-Year Arabic II|
|Second-Year Arabic I (GT-AH4)|
|Second-Year Arabic II (GT-AH4)|
|Lower Division Electives 1||0-9|
|The Islamic World: Late Antiquity to 1500|
|Religions of the East|
|Introduction to Arabic Cultures (GT-AH2)|
|Select at least 12 credits from at least two subject codes:||12|
|Hellenistic World: Alexander to Cleopatra|
|Ancient Christianity to 500 A.D.|
|Africa: Colonialism to Independence|
|Sacred History in the Bible and the Qur'an|
|Muhammad and the Origins of Islam|
|Jihad and Reform in Islamic History|
|The Modern Middle East|
|Third Year Arabic|
|Oral Communication - Arabic|
|Middle East Politics|
|Islam: Cosmology and Practice|
|Mysticism East and West|
|Program Total Credits:||21|
LARA 200 and LARA 201 are required. Students placed out of or directly into LARA 201 need to replace 5-9 lower division credits from the list of lower-division electives. A maximum of 9 lower-division credits may be counted for the minor.