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Arabic Courses

ARAB 1001 - Elementary Arabic I

Introduction to listening, speaking, reading, and writing in Arabic and to the culture of Arabic-speaking regions. This course meets three (3) hours per week in the classroom and requires at least one (1) additional hour per week of online and/or language laboratory instruction.

Hours:
4



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ARAB 1002 - Elementary Arabic II

Continued listening, speaking, reading, and writing in Arabic and to the culture of Arabic-speaking regions. This course meets three (3) hours per week in the classroom and requires at least one (1) additional hour per week of online and/or language laboratory instruction.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisite: ARAB 1001, or placement by the Department of Modern & Classical Languages

Hours:
4



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ARAB 1120 - Elementary Arabic I & II

ARAB 1120 is equivalent to ARAB 1001 and 1002 combined. Introduction to and continuation of listening, speaking, reading, and writing in Arabic and the culture of Arabic-speaking regions. This course meets six (6) hours per week in the classroom and requires at least two (2) additional hours per week of online and/or language laboratory instruction.

Hours:
8



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ARAB 2001 - Intermediate Arabic I

Continued development and reinforcement of the fundamentals of grammar, vocabulary acquisition, pronunciation, speaking, reading and writing. Designed to increase linguistic and cultural proficiency through the situational use of the language and the study of authentic materials from Arabic-speaking regions. Language laboratory and online assignments. Class conducted in Arabic.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisite: ARAB 1002, or placement by the Department of Modern & Classical Languages

Hours:
3



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ARAB 2002 - Intermediate Arabic II

Continued development and reinforcement of the fundamentals of grammar, vocabulary acquisition, pronunciation, speaking, reading and writing. Designed to increase linguistic and cultural proficiency through the situational use of the language and the study of authentic materials from Arabic-speaking regions. Language laboratory and online assignments. Class conducted in Arabic.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisite: ARAB 2001, or placement by the Department of Modern & Classical Languages

Hours:
3



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ARAB 2003 - Intermediate Arabic III

This is the fifth course in a sequence of twelve courses beginning with ARAB 1001 aimed at taking students from novice to advanced high according to the ACTFL proficiency guidelines. The sequence of courses integrate Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) and Levantine Educated Spoken Arabic (LESA) building strong foundations in listening, speaking, reading, and writing while providing a broad introduction to the peoples, cultures, customs, and traditions of the Arabic-speaking world. The course is conducted in Arabic.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisite: ARAB 2002, or placement by the Department of Modern & Classical Languages

Hours:
3



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ARAB 2004 - Intermediate Arabic IV

This is the sixth course in a sequence of twelve courses beginning with ARAB 1001 aimed at taking students from novice to advanced high according to the ACTFL proficiency guidelines. The sequence of courses integrate Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) and Levantine Educated Spoken Arabic (LESA) building strong foundations in listening, speaking, reading, and writing while providing a broad introduction to the peoples, cultures, customs, and traditions of the Arabic-speaking world. The course is conducted in Arabic.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisite: ARAB 2002, or placement by the Department of Modern & Classical Languages

Hours:
3



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ARAB 2120 - Intermediate Arabic I & II

ARAB 2120 is the continuation of ARAB 1002 or ARAB 1120 and is equivalent to ARAB 2001 and ARAB 2002 combined. It is the first and second segments of an intermediate course of Modern Standard Arabic. Continued development and reinforcement of the fundamentals of grammar, vocabulary acquisition, pronunciation, speaking, reading and writing. Designed to increase linguistic and cultural proficiency through the situational use of the language and the study of authentic materials from Arabic-speaking regions. Language laboratory and online assignments. Class conducted in Arabic.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: ARAB 1002 or ARAB 1120, or placement by the Department of Modern & Classical Languages

Hours:
6



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ARAB 2340 - Intermediate Arabic III & IV

ARAB 2340 is the continuation of ARAB 2002 or 2120 and is equivalent to ARAB 2003 and 2004 combined. It is the third and fourth segment of an intermediate course of Modern Standard Arabic. The objective of this course is to develop a strong ability to use the language by communicating creatively. There will be a continued stress placed upon the acquisition of a solid grammatical base that will enhance students, overall linguistic proficiency and enable them to pursue further study of the language. The emphasis will continue to be placed upon learning practical vocabulary, listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing skills. An emphasis will also be placed on providing the students with exposure to various aspects of the Arabic culture.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisite: ARAB 2002, ARAB 2120, or placement by the Department of Modern & Classical Languages

Hours:
6



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ARAB 2950 - Study Abroad

The study of the Arabic language and Arabic culture in a native environment. Designed especially for students in a Study Abroad Program of the University System of Georgia.

Hours:
1 - 6



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ARAB 2960 - Study Abroad

The study of the Arabic language and Arabic culture in a native environment. Designed especially for students in a Study Abroad Program of the University System of Georgia.

Hours:
1 - 6



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ARAB 2970 - Study Abroad

The study of the Arabic language and Arabic culture in a native environment. Designed especially for students in a Study Abroad Program of the University System of Georgia.

Hours:
1 - 6



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ARAB 2990 - Special Topics

Study of an area of language, literature or culture not fully covered in other regular courses. Topics vary and announced in advance. May be repeated for 1-3 credit hours for a maximum of six credits if topic is different.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisite: ARAB 2002 or placement by the Department of Modern & Classical Languages

Hours:
1 - 3



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ARAB 3001 - Intermediate-Advanced Arabic I

This is an advanced level course in Modern Standard Arabic designated for students with intermediate knowledge of Arabic. It is designed to develop proficiency in Arabic by strengthening listening-comprehension, reading, writing, and speaking skills. The course is also aimed at enabling students to grasp a better and broader understanding of Arabic culture. Thus, in addition to the text sources, the course focuses on reading articles from journals, magazines and listening to TV programs and songs. The course will study selected lessons from Alosh, Ahlan wa Sahlan: Functional Modern Standard Arabic for Intermediate Learners to build advanced writing, reading, listening-comprehension, and oral expression skills. It also will be used to master the basic Arabic grammar. El Mustafa Lahlali, Advanced Media Arabic will be used to further build active vocabulary and develop more language skills. Husni, Ronak and Newman, Daniel L. Modern Arabic Short Stories will provide a cultural supplement and introduces student to classic Arabic texts.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisite: ARAB 2002, or placement by the Department of Modern & Classical Languages

Hours:
3



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ARAB 3002 - Intermediate-Advanced Arabic II

This is the eighth course in a sequence of twelve courses beginning with ARAB 1001 aimed at taking students from novice to advanced high according to the ACTFL proficiency guidelines. The sequence of courses integrate Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) and Levantine Educated Spoken Arabic (LESA) building strong foundations in listening, speaking, reading, and writing while providing a broad introduction to the peoples, cultures, customs, and traditions of the Arabic-speaking world. The course is conducted in Arabic.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisite: ARAB 3001, or placement by the Department of Modern & Classical Languages

Hours:
3



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ARAB 3010 - Contemporary Arab & Islamic World

This course is designed to provide a broad introduction to the historical, literary, artistic and popular cultures across the Arab world from early Islamic times to the present. Adopting a variety of historical and literary texts and other forms or artistic expression from North Africa to the Middle East, as well as selections from the Qur'an, and the Sunna/hadith. Course conducted in English and Arabic.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisite: ARAB 2002 or placement by the Department of Modern & Classical Languages

Hours:
3



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ARAB 3020 - Gender, Society, & Islam in Morocco

This course provides additional practice at the advanced level to help students attain a higher level of performance in listening, speaking, reading and writing) and linguistic accuracy. Students will enrich their grammatical knowledge and apply it as one of the analytical tools in reading texts, producing lengthy descriptive and argumentative discourse, summarizing texts, and expressing opinions, and engaging in discussions of contemporary issues. Course conducted in English and Arabic.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisite: ARAB 2002 or placement by the Department of Modern & Classical Languages

Hours:
3



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ARAB 3110 - Survey of Classical and Modern Arabic Literature

This course offers an overview of Classical and Modern Arabic literature from a historical perspective. It provides students with a foundational knowledge of Arabic literature and examines the role of the political, social, intellectual and religious environments in the emergence of most literary forms. Particular attention will be given to the Cairo Trilogy and short stories by Ihsan Abdul Quddus, Tewfik El Hakim, Ghada Samman. Course conducted in English and Arabic.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisite: ARAB 2002 or placement by the Department of Modern & Classical Languages

Hours:
3



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ARAB 3120 - Intermediate-Advanced Arabic I & II

ARAB 3120 is the continuation of ARAB 2004 or 2340 and is equivalent to ARAB 3001 and 3002 combined. It combines the seventh and eighth courses in the sequence of twelve courses beginning with ARAB 1001 aimed at taking students from novice to advanced high according to the ACTFL proficiency guidelines. The sequence of courses integrate Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) and Levantine Educated Spoken Arabic (LESA) building strong foundations in listening, speaking, reading, and writing while providing a broad introduction to the peoples, cultures, customs, and traditions of the Arabic-speaking world. The course is conducted in Arabic.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisite: ARAB 2002, ARAB 2120, ARAB 2004, ARAB 2340, or placement by the Department of Modern & Classical Languages

Hours:
6



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ARAB 3310 - Arabic Conversation

This is the ninth course in a sequence of twelve courses beginning with ARAB 1001 aimed at taking students from novice to advanced high according to the ACTFL proficiency guidelines. The sequence of courses integrate Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) and Levantine Educated Spoken Arabic (LESA) building strong foundations in listening, speaking, reading, and writing while providing a broad introduction to the peoples, cultures, customs, and traditions of the Arabic-speaking world. The course is conducted in Arabic.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisite: ARAB 2002, or placement by the Department of Modern & Classical Languages

Hours:
3



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ARAB 3950 - Study Abroad

The study of the Arabic language and Arabic culture in a native environment. Designed especially for students in a Study Abroad Program of the University System of Georgia.

Hours:
1 - 6



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ARAB 3960 - Study Abroad

The study of the Arabic language and Arabic culture in a native environment. Designed especially for students in a Study Abroad Program of the University System of Georgia.

Hours:
1 - 6



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ARAB 3970 - Study Abroad

The study of the Arabic language and Arabic culture in a native environment. Designed especially for students in a Study Abroad Program of the University System of Georgia.

Hours:
1 - 6



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ARAB 3990 - Special Topics

Study of an area of language, literature or culture not fully covered in other regular courses. Topics vary and announced in advance. May be repeated for 1-3 credit hours for a maximum of six credits if topic is different.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: ARAB 2001 and ARAB 2002 or placement by the Department of Modern & Classical Languages

Hours:
1 - 3



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ARAB 4110 - Classical Arabic Literature

This course is designed to provide a broad introduction to classical Arabic literature from the pre-Islamic period to the first centuries of Islam's 'golden era'. Emphasis is placed on classical Arabic grammar, textual analysis, translation, and situating the select readings in their proper contexts. Students are required to prepare the primary source texts in advance using dictionaries and other reference works. They are also required to read the assigned secondary literature prior to class. Course conducted in English and Arabic.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: ARAB 2002 and ARAB 2120, or placement by the Department of Modern & Classical Languages

Hours:
3



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ARAB 4310 - Advanced Arabic Conversation

ARAB 4310 is the continuation of ARAB 3310. Students are encouraged, not required, to take ARAB 3310 before taking this course. The main objective of this course is to enhance the students' abilities to converse on a variety of topics related to the Arab world culture (e.g. the press, literature, social aspects, education, etc.). Reading and listening materials are extensive and vary depending on the themes that interest the students. The course will also introduce students to the main dialects spoken in the region, mainly Moroccan and Egyptian. Class conducted in Arabic.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisite: ARAB 3002 or placement by the Department of Modern & Classical Languages

Hours:
3



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ARAB 4510 - Advanced Arabic Language I

This course provides additional practice at the advanced level to help students attain a higher level of skill development (e.g., listening, speaking, reading and writing) and linguistic accuracy. Students will enrich their grammatical knowledge and apply it as one of the analytical tools in comprehending reading texts, produce lengthy descriptive and argumentative discourse in speaking, summarize texts and express their point of views in writing, and engage in discussions of contemporary issues. Class conducted in Arabic.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisite: ARAB 4310 or placement by the Department of Modern & Classical Languages

Hours:
3



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ARAB 4520 - Advanced Arabic Language II

This course is a continuation of Arabic 4510. At this level, students are expected to be able to communicate with flexibility, knowledge and ease in the language. Course materials include readings from contemporary short stories, excerpts from novels, poetry, political speeches, and folklore, etc. Particular attention will be given to composition and writing. Class conducted in Arabic.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisite: ARAB 4310 or placement by the Department of Modern & Classical Languages

Hours:
3



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ARAB 4530 - Advanced Media and AFL Writing

This course is designed to explore the role of print and electronic media in the Arab World in a wider cultural context. Reading and listening materials are extensive and vary depending on different selected themes. Students will discuss the media's impact on government, policy making, democracy, and elections in the Arabic world. Special attention will be paid to students' composition skills through extensive grammar and writing assignments. Class conducted in Arabic.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisite: ARAB 4510 or placement by the Department of Modern & Classical Languages

Hours:
3



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ARAB 4950 - Study Abroad

The study of the Arabic language and Arabic culture in a native environment. Designed especially for students in a Study Abroad Program of the University System of Georgia.

Hours:
1 - 6



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ARAB 4960 - Study Abroad

The study of the Arabic language and Arabic culture in a native environment. Designed especially for students in a Study Abroad Program of the University System of Georgia.

Hours:
1 - 6



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ARAB 4970 - Study Abroad

The study of the Arabic language and Arabic culture in a native environment. Designed especially for students in a Study Abroad Program of the University System of Georgia.

Hours:
1 - 6



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ARAB 4990 - Special Topics

Study of an area of language, literature or culture not fully covered in other regular courses. Topics vary and are announced in advance. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisites: ARAB 2001 and ARAB 2002 or placement by the Department of Modern & Classical Languages

Hours:
1 - 3



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