Arabic Major

Requirement: 10 Courses

Of the 10 courses, 8 must be at the 200 level or above. These courses should be distributed as follows:

Arabic Language Courses: 3 to 6 Courses

  • All must be above the elementary level
  • 2 of these must be at the 300 level or above

Arabic Literature/Culture Courses: 3 to 6 Courses

  • All must be at the 100 level or above
  • 2 of these must have an AMES course number

Literature/Culture Courses outside of Arabic Concentration: 1 to 2 Courses

  • Must be at the 100 level or above
  • Must have AMES course number

Example of a Course Plan for the Arabic Concentration:

Language Courses
ARABIC 203—Intermediate Arabic I
ARABIC 204—Intermediate Arabic II
ARABIC 305—Advanced Arabic I
ARABIC 306—Advanced Arabic II

Literature and Culture Courses
AMES 225—Egypt: Mother of the World
AMES 322—Mystical Literature
AMES 490S—Special Topics
AMES 629S—Muslim Networks Across Time and Space
HISTORY 190S—Gateway Seminar
RELIGION 374S—Muslim Philosophy and Theology
SES 279FS—Turkey: Muslim and Modern
TURKISH 209FS—Geopolitics & Globalization: From Bosnia to Afghanistan
TURKISH 308—The Turks: From Ottoman Empire to European Union
WOMENST 290S—Selected Topics in Women's Studies

Literature and Culture Courses Outside of Concentration
AMES 410—Trauma and Space in Asia