Arabic is the fifth most spoken language in the world, and is used throughout North Africa and the Middle East. With over 420 million speakers, Arabic has been a driving force for advancements in science and cultural enrichment. Study Arabic and explore the rich, complex culture of this region through a multi-faceted and engaging course of study. You will be prepared for graduate study and careers in a diverse array of fields. Arabic is also one of the official languages of the United Nations.
BA in Arabic
In the Arabic Baccalaureate program (36-42 credits), we offer language courses for all levels, from the beginner to the native/heritage speaker. Choose from elective courses in Arabic literature, translation, culture, and history to complement the General Education requirement core courses and electives. We also offer the possibility of Study Abroad.
Minor in Arabic
The Minor in Arabic is an 18-credit program available to undergraduate students from any major. Students may take a combination of introductory and upper-level courses in the Arabic language, Arabic literature and culture, Study Abroad, and more.