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.
If you choose to participate in an internship, you take this course. Your class and work hours will add up to a minimum total of 150 hours.
AM/INTS 350 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:
AM/LANG 150 Intensive Beginning MSA
AM/LANG 250 Intensive Intermediate MSA
AM/LANG 350 Intensive Advanced MSA
AM/LANG 450 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) to meet the recommended 15-16 total credits:
AM/LANG 330 Art of Translation
AM/DIRR 399 Independent Study