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ARBC0103A-S17

CRN: 20340

Beginning Arabic III
Beginning Arabic III
This course is a continuation of ARBC 0102. 6 hrs. lect/disc (ARBC 0102 or equivalent)

ARBC0103B-S17

CRN: 20632

Beginning Arabic III
Beginning Arabic III
This course is a continuation of ARBC 0102. 6 hrs. lect/disc (ARBC 0102 or equivalent)

ARBC0202A-S17

CRN: 20567

Intermediate Arabic II
Intermediate Arabic II
This course is a continuation of Arabic 0201. Fifth in a series of courses that develop reading, speaking, listening, writing, and cultural skills in Arabic. This course stresses communication in formal and spoken Arabic. (ARBC 0201 or equivalent). 6 hrs. lect/disc

ARBC0202B-S17

CRN: 21630

Intermediate Arabic II
Intermediate Arabic II
This course is a continuation of Arabic 0201. Fifth in a series of courses that develop reading, speaking, listening, writing, and cultural skills in Arabic. This course stresses communication in formal and spoken Arabic. (ARBC 0201 or equivalent). 6 hrs. lect/disc

ARBC0245A-S17

Cross-Listed As:
ENVS0245A-S17

CRN: 22371

Human Environment: Middle East
Human-Environment Relations: Middle East
In this course we will begin with an environmental history of Iraq, Syria, and Lebanon, asking such questions as: How does politics affect conservation practice? To what extent are formulations of nature constructed socially and politically? Whose rights are affected by protected areas and who decides governance criteria? The objectives of this course include providing students with an understanding of human-environment relations theory by addressing the regional specifics of modern environmental and social histories of these countries. We will look at animals, water, and forests in the literature of NGOs, UNEP reports, media, policy papers, and the academic literature. (One of the following: ENVS 0112, GEOG 0100, IGST 0101, SOAN 0103; Or by approval) 3 hrs. lect.

ARBC0302A-S17

CRN: 20637

Advanced Arabic II
Advanced Arabic II
This course is a continuation of Arabic 0301. It aims to help students reach an advanced level of proficiency in reading, speaking, and writing Arabic, as well as to develop further an understanding of Arab culture. Readings include articles on cultural, social, historical, political, and literary topics. Course will be conducted entirely in Arabic. (ARBC 0301 or equivalent) 3 hrs. lect/disc.

ARBC0431A-S17

CRN: 22284

Environmental Middle East
The Environmental Middle East: Forests, Rivers, and Peoples
In this course we will examine the environmental history of the Middle East and contemporary conservation practices in this region, focusing on four environmental case-studies: a contemporary conservation project in Lebanon, the Ghuta Forest of Damascus, the GAP dam project in Syria, and the marshes of Southern Iraq. We will consider these sites of contested power relations, cultural practice, and memory through the lenses of political and environmental essays, academic critiques, policy papers, historical documents, current media, and literary works. The objectives of this course: to provide students with a solid grasp of contemporary Middle Eastern environmental history, to address the key elements of cultural practice in each geographic area, and to achieve advanced proficiency in Arabic, including a mastery of environmental terminology. (ARBC 0302 or equivalent) 3 hrs. sem.

ARBC0500A-S17

CRN: 20571

Independent Study
Independent Study
(Approval Required)

ARBC0500B-S17

CRN: 20607

Independent Study
Independent Study
(Approval Required)

ARBC0500D-S17

CRN: 21831

Independent Study
Independent Study
(Approval Required)

ARBC0500F-S17

CRN: 21832

Independent Study
Independent Study
(Approval Required)

ARBC0600A-S17

CRN: 21833

Senior Project

ARBC0600B-S17

CRN: 21834

Senior Project

ARBC0600D-S17

CRN: 21836

Senior Project

ARBC0600F-S17

CRN: 21838

Senior Project

ARBC0700A-S17

CRN: 21614

Senior Thesis I
Senior Thesis I
Approval required.

ARBC0700B-S17

CRN: 21615

Senior Thesis I
Senior Thesis I
Approval required.

ARBC0700D-S17

CRN: 21839

Senior Thesis I
Senior Thesis I
Approval required.

ARBC0700F-S17

CRN: 21841

Senior Thesis I
Senior Thesis I
Approval required.

ARBC0701A-S17

CRN: 21631

Senior Thesis II
Senior Thesis II
Approval required.

ARBC0701B-S17

CRN: 21632

Senior Thesis II
Senior Thesis II
Approval required.

ARBC0701D-S17

CRN: 21842

Senior Thesis II
Senior Thesis II
Approval required.

ARBC0701F-S17

CRN: 21844

Senior Thesis II
Senior Thesis II
Approval required.

Department of Arabic

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