Why learn Arabic?
- As the official language for over 20 countries, Arabic is the 5th most commonly spoken language in the world.
- With 1.2 million Arab heritage residents living in the United States, Arab ancestry immigration has increased 40% in the last ten years. Chances are, learning Arabic will improve your understanding and relationships with your neighbors, co-workers and friends.
- With the current growing importance of the Middle East in business affairs, those who speak Arabic are perfectly positioned to pursue careers in banking, education, consulting, foreign services and a variety of careers in the business industry.
Students who complete first and second year Arabic will be able to:
Recognize gender and plural inflections in Arabic.
- Read texts on familiar topics and understand the main ideas.
- Write and speak about themselves and their environment
- Transfer information from text to graph and vice versa.
Use basic sentence patterns, a number of uncomplicated conversational tasks in straightforward social situations.
- Discuss aspects of Arab culture, such as social and religious customs and traditions.
First Year Arabic- 12 credits total (4 credits each)
Second Year Arabic 12 credits total (4 credits each)
For more information on the other six languages that students can learn through Ecampus, visit the Foreign Language Overview Page.