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World Languages & Cultures | Arabic Minor

Arabic Language (Minor)

Offered by the Department of World Languages and Cultures, College of Arts and Sciences.

Minor Requirements

  • 18-24 credit hours in Arabic (ARAB-xxx) with grades C or better, and at least 12 credit hours unique to the minor, from one of the following options:
    • 18 credit hours at the 300-level or above.
    • 24 credit hours, with a minimum of 11 credit hours at the 300-level or above that includes a topics course but may not include Colloquial Arabic.

Course Requirements

Complete one of the following options:

  • 18 credit hours in Arabic (ARAB-xxx) at the 300-level or above.
  • 24 credit hours in Arabic (ARAB-xxx), with a minimum of 11 credit hours at the 300-level or above that includes a topics course but may not include Colloguial Arabic.
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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.

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.

For More Information

Director:
Prof. Erez Naaman
202-885-2468
McCabe, Room 207
naaman@american.edu 

 

General Program Info:
Prof. George Berg
202-885-2382
Jack Child, Room B7
berg@american.edu

 

Minor in Arabic Language
Courtney Pollack
202-885-1452
McCabe, Room 212
pollack@american.edu

 

AU Abroad Arabic / Middle East Programs
Kelly Jo Bahry
202-885-1326
bahry@american.edu

 

Connect!
American University Arabic Club

 

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