Carnegie Mellon University

Arabic Studies Undergraduate Course Listings

Browse and search our spring 2023 courses in Arabic Studies. 

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8 courses displayed.

82-112 Elementary Arabic II

This course builds on Elementary Arabic I to continue introducing students to Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) to achieve communicative competence at the Novice-High/Intermediate-Low level in all language skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing). To this end, the…
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82-114 Arabic for Global Exchange Online

Arabic for Global Exchange is a course in Arabic language and culture that utilizes cognitive learning technologies and computer-assisted language instruction to enhance educational, governmental, and business exchanges that are increasingly vital to public policy and…
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82-119 Arabic Calligraphy Culture & Skills

This course introduces its participants to historical and cultural contexts and various techniques used to produce Arabic calligraphy works. No previous knowledge of the Arabic script or language is necessary. At the end of the course, participants will demonstrate…
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82-212 Intermediate Arabic II

Fulfills Intercultural and Global Inquiry Gen Ed requirement This course follows Intermediate Arabic I. It continues to build students communicative competence at the Intermediate Mid-High level in Modern Standard Arabic in all four skills (listening, reading, speaking,…
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82-281B Contextual Thinking: Arab Culture Through Dialogues, Film, and Literature

Taught in English. Fulfills Contextual Thinking Gen Ed requirement Section B: Arab Culture Through Dialogues, Film, and Literature In today's society that explores Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), one ought to ponder the challenges that Arab societies might…
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82-312 Advanced Arabic II

The course is the continuation of Advanced Arabic I. It continues promoting multiple literacies in an integrated approach to Arabic language and culture studies and builds students ability to function at the advanced level in a variety of topics. It also embraces the…
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82-412 Topics in Arabic Media

Given the development and spread of new and multi-literacies around us today, the course focuses on reading and analyzing Arabic media sources to engage in discussions about current topics in our modern world. Topics of interest include (but are not limited to): Culture,…
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82-512 Special Topics in Arabic Studies

This repeatable course explores the Arabic language and culture through a thematic or conceptual focus. Students critically analyze authentic documents through, for example, historical, biographical, filmic, artistic, literary, musical, and theoretical perspectives, while…
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