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.
Notes about this minor:
- This minor is closed to students majoring in international and global studies students who have chosen an area of study in Arabic language or a field specialization in the Middle East; or are native speakers of Arabic.
- Posting of the minor on the student’s academic transcript requires a minimum GPA of 2.0 in the minor.
|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||Culture and Politics in the Middle East|
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.
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.
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