Certificate in Modern Arabic Language and Culture

Program Requirements

Certificate in Modern Arabic Language and Culture (30 credits)

6

credits chosen from:

MARA 200 Introduction to Modern Standard Arabic I (6.00)
MARA 203 Modern Standard Arabic for Heritage Speakers I (3.00)
MARA 207 Modern Standard Arabic for Heritage Speakers II (3.00)

12

credits:

MARA 206 Introduction to Modern Standard Arabic II (6.00)
MARA 240 Intermediate Modern Standard Arabic I (6.00)

6

credits chosen from:

MARA 310 Introduction to the Literature of the Arab World (3.00)
MARA 320 Modern Arabic Fiction (3.00)
MARA 365 Culture and Civilization of the Arab World: The Golden Age (3.00)
MARA 367 Culture and Civilization of the Arab World: The Modern Age (3.00)
MARA 398 Special Topics in Arabic Language and Culture (3.00)
MARA 450 Arabic Women Writers (3.00)

6

credits chosen from MARA 250 or higher, or from the following courses:

FLIT 362 Littératures du Maghreb (3.00)
HIST 242 History of the Middle East (3.00)
HIST 374 Egypt and the World Since 1798 (3.00)
POLI 391 Middle East and Global Conflict (3.00)
POLI 395 Politics of the Middle East (3.00)
RELI 224 Introduction to Islam (3.00)
RELI 316 Classical Islam (3.00)
RELI 318 Shiite Islam (3.00)
RELI 319 Modern Islam (3.00)

Notes

  • Upon consultation with the Department, students with a background in Arabic may be placed at a more advanced level in the language component of this program.
  • Heritage speakers of Arabic and students with knowledge of the Arabic script must contact the Department for placement assessment.
  • Students are responsible for satisfying their particular program requirements.

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