Minor in Arabic Language
Credit: Joe McGrann
Studying Arabic and learning about the Arabic-speaking world is of increasing importance in the 21st century. A minor in Arabic language at American University becomes an official part of your university transcript and complements any major field.
- 24 credit hours with grades of C or better
- 12 of the 24 credit hours must be at the 300 level or above
- At least 12 credit hours must be unique to the minor
- Advanced students may earn an Arabic language minor by completing 18 credit hours at the 300 level or above
- Transfer and study abroad credits are acceptable; 9 of the credits must be earned at AU
- To officially declare minor in Arabic language, fill out the Declare a Minor Form
TYPICAL COURSE OFFERINGS
ARAB-102 & 103: Elementary Arabic I & II
ARAB-202 & 203: Intermediate Arabic I & II
ARAB-302 & 303: Advanced Arabic I & II
ARAB-425: Arabic-Islamic Culture and Civilization
ARAB-426: Special Topics in Arabic
- ARAB-426-001 Media Arabic
- ARAB-426-002 The Arabian Nights
Not a beginner? Students who enter with previous background can select other courses in consultation with Professor Berg.
Need a change of scenery? Many students take Arabic courses while studying abroad in Egypt, Jordan, or Morocco. Contact AU Abroad for more information.