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ARBC0103A-S16

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-S16

CRN: 20636

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

ARBC0202A-S16

CRN: 20569

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-S16

CRN: 21925

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

ARBC0205A-S16

CRN: 21942

Levantine Arabic I
Levantine Arabic I
In this course students will establish a foundational knowledge of the Arabic dialect spoken in the Levant (Syria, Lebanon, Palestine, and Jordan), with particular emphasis on the widely-understood Damascene Syrian Arabic. Through focusing on listening, speaking, and some written texts in a variety of contexts, we will work on the pronunciation, vocabulary, and grammatical structures specific to Levantine Arabic to enhance communication skills as well as general knowledge of Arab culture. Course materials will be drawn from a variety of sources, including textbooks, media, films, and songs. The course serves as a preparation for study abroad in an Arab country. (ARBC 0103) 3 hrs. lect./disc.

ARBC0229A-S16

Cross-Listed As:
LNGT0229A-S16

CRN: 22410

Arabic Learning & Instruction
Issues and Theory in Arabic Learning and Instruction
In this course we will study second language acquisition in theory and in practice. Using Arabic as our starting point, we will examine core issues in language learning and instruction, such as the teaching of culture, learner variables, and evaluating outcomes. We will also address issues specific to Arabic language learning, such as Arabic diglossia and current curricular innovation. Building on our theoretical work, we will analyze and evaluate language-learning resources, methods of lesson planning, and materials development. Class sessions will include discussions of contemporary trends in language teaching, language task creation and evaluation, and student teaching demonstrations with peer feedback. (ARBC 0103) 3 hrs. lect/disc.

ARBC0302A-S16

CRN: 20641

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.

ARBC0409A-S16

CRN: 22214

The Levant
The Levant: Literature, Film, Media
In this course we will examine key events and themes of modern Levantine history through the lens of literature, film, and news media. We will focus on pan-Arabism, sectarianism, Islam and secularism, the establishment of modern Lebanon and Syria, and current manifestations of the Arab Spring in the region. We will analyze a variety of literary genres, including works by Hanan Al-Shaykh, Ghada Samman, Ilyas Khoury, and Muhammad al-Maghut. The goals of this course are to give students a solid grasp of Levantine history in the 20th and 21st centuries, to address the signature themes of literary and popular culture, and to achieve and maintain advanced proficiency in Arabic. (ARBC 0302 or by approval) 3 hrs. sem.

ARBC0500A-S16

CRN: 20573

Independent Study
Independent Study
(Approval Required)

ARBC0500B-S16

CRN: 20609

Independent Study
Independent Study
(Approval Required)

ARBC0500C-S16

CRN: 20866

Independent Study
Independent Study
(Approval Required)

ARBC0500D-S16

CRN: 22251

Independent Study
Independent Study
(Approval Required)

ARBC0500E-S16

CRN: 21114

Independent Study
Independent Study
(Approval Required)

ARBC0500F-S16

CRN: 22252

Independent Study
Independent Study
(Approval Required)

ARBC0600A-S16

CRN: 22253

Senior Project

ARBC0600C-S16

CRN: 22255

Senior Project

ARBC0600D-S16

CRN: 22256

Senior Project

ARBC0600E-S16

CRN: 22257

Senior Project

ARBC0600F-S16

CRN: 22258

Senior Project

ARBC0700A-S16

CRN: 21895

Senior Thesis I
Senior Thesis I
Approval required.

ARBC0700B-S16

CRN: 21896

Senior Thesis I
Senior Thesis I
Approval required.

ARBC0700C-S16

CRN: 21897

Senior Thesis I
Senior Thesis I
Approval required.

ARBC0700D-S16

CRN: 22259

Senior Thesis I
Senior Thesis I
Approval required.

ARBC0700E-S16

CRN: 22260

Senior Thesis I
Senior Thesis I
Approval required.

ARBC0700F-S16

CRN: 22261

Senior Thesis I
Senior Thesis I
Approval required.

ARBC0701A-S16

CRN: 21928

Senior Thesis II
Senior Thesis II
Approval required.

ARBC0701B-S16

CRN: 21929

Senior Thesis II
Senior Thesis II
Approval required.

ARBC0701C-S16

CRN: 21930

Senior Thesis II
Senior Thesis II
Approval required.

ARBC0701D-S16

CRN: 22262

Senior Thesis II
Senior Thesis II
Approval required.

ARBC0701E-S16

CRN: 22263

Senior Thesis II
Senior Thesis II
Approval required.

ARBC0701F-S16

CRN: 22264

Senior Thesis II
Senior Thesis II
Approval required.

Program in Arabic

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