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Modern Language - Arabic Minor

Hiroko Yamashita, Minor Adviser
(585) 475-6074, hxygsl@rit.edu

This minor provides two full years of modern language and culture instruction to prepare students for living and working within an intercultural society both at home and abroad. The minor consists of five courses, either five language courses or a combination of language courses with up to two culture courses. Students with previous language skills must consult the minor adviser for placement evaluation before they register. Part of the requirements for this minor can be fulfilled by courses taken abroad. This minor is closed to fluent speakers of Arabic.

Course
Electives
Choose five consecutive language courses:
   MLAR-201    Beginning Arabic I
   MLAR-202    Beginning Arabic II
   MLAR-301    Intermediate Arabic I
   MLAR-302    Intermediate Arabic II
   MLAR-401    Advanced Arabic I
   MLAR-402    Advanced Arabic II

Students can take up to two culture courses as part of the Arabic minor. In addition to culture courses listed for the minor, other courses from other departments or schools dealing with aspects of Arabic culture may be approved by the faculty adviser.

   ANTH-240    Muslim Youth Cultures
   ANTH-365    Islamic Culture and the Middle East



Effective fall 2013, RIT converted its academic calendar from quarters to semesters.
View this minor's information from the retired quarter calendar

Quarter Curriculum - For Reference Only

Effective fall 2013, RIT converted its academic calendar from quarters to semesters. The following content has been made available as reference only. Currently matriculated students who began their academic programs in quarters should consult their academic adviser for guidance and course selection.
 

Legacy Quarter Text: 

This minor provides two full years of modern language instruction to prepare students for living and working within an intercultural society both at home and abroad. Students may choose a modern language minor in Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian, or Spanish. Students must take five consecutive language courses beyond the introductory prerequisite language course.

Students with some proficiency in the language must take the placement test in order to determine the appropriate level course. This concentration is not open to native speakers of Arabic.

Prerequisite:
0525-400 Beginning Arabic I

Required Courses—Choose five of the following:
0525-401 Beginning Arabic II
0525-402 Beginning Arabic III
0525-403 Intermediate Arabic I
0525-404 Intermediate Arabic II
0525-405 Intermediate Arabic III
0525-406 Advanced Arabic I
0525-407 Advanced Arabic II
0525-408 Advanced Arabic III