2021-2022 Academic Catalog

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Arabic (ARAB)

ARAB 1000 -  Introduction to Cultures of the Arabic-Speaking World  (3 Credits)  

Introduces students to the Arabicspeaking cultures of North Africa, some Asian countries, and the Gulf States, with a focus on politics, culture, economics, literature and the arts. Taught in English. Term offered: spring, fall. Max Hours: 3 Credits.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

Additional Information: Denver Core Requirement, Humanities.

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

ARAB 1010 -  Beginning Arabic I  (5 Credits)  

Beginning course in Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) designed for students who have not had any experience with the language. Term offered: spring, fall. Max Hours: 5 Credits.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

ARAB 1020 -  Beginning Arabic II  (5 Credits)  

Beginning course in Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) designed for students who have not had any experience with the language. Note: This course assumes that students have passed ARAB 1010 or equivalent, or have taken one year of high school Arabic, or possess equivalent proficiency. A grade of C- or higher in ARAB 1010 is recommended for success in this course. This course is not intended for native speakers. Term offered: spring. Max hours: 5 Credits.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

ARAB 2110 -  Intermediate Arabic I  (3 Credits)  

Third-semester course in Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) designed for students who have had two semesters or comparable proficiency in the language. Note: This course assumes that students have passed ARAB 1020 or equivalent, or have taken two years of high school Arabic, or possess equivalent proficiency. A grade of C- or higher in ARAB 1020 is recommended for success in this course. This course is not intended for native speakers. Term offered: fall. Max hours: 3 Credits.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

ARAB 2120 -  Intermediate Arabic II  (3 Credits)  

Fourth-semester course in Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) designed for students who have had three semesters or comparable proficiency in the language. Note: This course assumes that students have passed ARAB 2110 or equivalent, or have taken three years of high school Arabic, or possess equivalent proficiency. A grade of C- or higher in ARAB 2110 is recommended for success in this course. This course is not intended for native speakers. Term offered: spring. Max hours: 3 Credits.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

ARAB 2840 -  Independent Study  (1-3 Credits)  

Independent study for students wishing to pursue nonoffered studies in Arabic language and culture. Repeatable. Max Hours: 12 Credits.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

Repeatable. Max Credits: 12.

ARAB 4880 -  Directed Research  (1-6 Credits)  

Students will engage in original research projects supervised and mentored by faculty. Students must work with faculty prior to registration to develop a proposal for their project and receive permission to take this course. Repeatable. Max Hours: 6 Credits.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

Repeatable. Max Credits: 6.