Don’t see the course you want on our roster? Design an independent study instead. Whether it’s gender and sexuality, the interplay between Bedouins and tourism, or racial issues in Arab culture, you’ll be in the perfect place to discover whatever piques your interest.
You’ll work at your internship placement for at least 10 hours/week.
You also take this course:
AR398 Internship: Bridging Theory and Practice
3 credits for course + placement
Placements start a few weeks into the semester, after you’ve had a chance to warm up your Arabic.
You are placed into one of these MSA courses:
AR100 Intensive Beginning MSA
AR200 Intensive Advanced Beginning MSA
AR300 Intensive Intermediate MSA
AR400 Intensive Intermediate High MSA
AR500 Intensive Advanced MSA
AR600 Intensive Advanced High MSA
And you are placed into one of these Dialect courses:
All language classes are front-loaded. They meet more in the beginning of the term, and taper off after that.
You choose one of these Middle East studies electives, taught in English:
AR330 Art of Translation
AR380 Jordan & the Modern Middle East
AR399 Independent Study
CET maintains a faculty advisory committee of US-based scholars that provides guidance and expertise, and helps shape program development.
Director of Arabic Studies
Assistant Professor of Arabic
Associate Professor of Arabic
Director of Arabic Flagship Program
Associate Professor and Chair
Department of Middle East Studies
Senior Resident Scholar
Associate Professor of Arabic Studies
Foreign Affairs Officer for the Bureau
of Near Eastern Affairs
Arabic Language Specialist
Assistant Professor of History and
Near Easterm Studies