ARAB100 Arabic I (3 semester hours)
This course will introduce the student to the fundamentals of the Arabic language. The student will learn basic vocabulary, verb conjugations, and grammatical usage through online listening, speaking, reading and writing exercises. The student will also learn about the cultures of Arabic speaking nations.
ARAB101 Arabic II (3 semester hours)
This course is a continuation of ARAB100, Arabic I. Students will continue to build vocabulary and be introduced to more advanced grammatical usage. In addition to similar—but more advanced—online listening, speaking, reading and writing exercises, students will also learn to communicate in more abstract patterns of thought as demonstrated through the use of cartoons and humor. (Prerequisite: ARAB100)
ARAB200 Arabic III (3 semester hours)
This course introduces the student to the fundamentals of Intermediate Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) language and cultures. This course uses an interdisciplinary approach in an asynchronous online setting. Emphasis is placed on the development of fundamental communication skills of writing, reading, speaking, and listening using authentic language contexts. Besides learning about the language, we will also explore various areas of the world where Arabic is spoken. (Prerequisite: ARAB101)