Carnegie Mellon University

Arabic Studies Undergraduate Course Listings

Browse and search our spring 2024 courses in Arabic Studies. 

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9 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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82-113 Elementary Arabic Online I

This course is designed for students with no prior experience with Arabic and who need a more flexible approach to language learning than that offered in a standard classroom course. Beginning language learners will develop communicative competence in the four basic skills…
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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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82-215 Arab Culture Through Dialogues, Film, and Literature: Minorities in the Middle East and North Africa

This course is taught in English. In today's society that explores Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), one ought to ponder if Arab societies have made progress to ensure DEI among minorities of other races, religions (Muslims, Christians, Jews), sects (Sunni and…
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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 Studies

This course is designed for students who have completed Advanced Arabic. Students will study written, audio, and video material taken from well-known Arabic-language media outlets such as Al-Jazeera, BBC Arabic, al-Arabiyya, etc. Linguistically, this course focuses on…
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82-511/512 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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