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ARAB 101 Beginning Arabic I (3) Fundamentals of Arabic; no previous Arabic required. Emphasis on the four language skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing in the cultural context of Arabic-speaking countries. In addition to regular class meetings, students are required to complete one hour per week in the Language Lab. No Prereq.

ARAB 102 Beginning Arabic II (3) Fundamentals of Arabic; Continuation of Arabic 101. Emphasis on the four language skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing in the cultural context of Arabic-speaking countries. In addition to the regular class meetings, students are required to complete one hour per week in the language lab. Prereq: ARAB 101 or consent of instructor.

ARAB 203 Intermediate Arabic I (3) Continuation of Arabic 102. Emphasis on the four language skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing in the cultural context of the Arabic speaking countries. In addition to the regular class meetings, students are required to complete one hour per week in the language lab. Prereq: ARAB 102 or consent of instructor.

ARAB 204 Intermediate Arabic II (3) Continuation of Arabic 203. Emphasis on the four language skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing in the cultural context of the Arabic speaking countries. In addition to the regular class meetings, students are required to complete one hour per week in the language lab. Prereq: ARAB 203 or consent of instructor.

ARAB 499 Individual Study in Arabic (1-3) Research or advanced study of a specific area of Arabic literature, culture, education, or language, culminating in an analytical paper or comprehensive exam. May be take up to 6 credit hours. Prereq: Approval of the department chairperson.