Ithaca College

School of Humanities and Sciences

Arabic Courses

Unless otherwise specified, all courses will be taught in Arabic.

ARAB 10100 - Elementary Arabic I 3A G HU LA

Introductory course designed to develop spoken and written skills in Arabic and to further understanding of Arab and Islamic cultures. Students will learn the Arabic alphabet and sound, grammatical constructions, and vocabulary. Modern Standard Arabic will be emphasized. Prerequisites: Open to students with no previous knowledge of Arabic or by placement. 4 credits. (F,Y)

ARAB 10200 - Elementary Arabic II 3A G HU LA

Continuation of ARAB 10100. Limited to students who have successfully completed ARAB 10100 with a grade of C-or better, or by placement. Prerequisites: ARAB10100, or equivalent. 4 credits. (S,Y).

ARAB 20100 - Intermediate Arabic I HU LA

Further development of speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills. Students will read selections written in both classical and standard Arabic and practice Levantine Arabic, a colloquial Arabic dialect. Grammar and sytlistic rules will be emphasized. Prerequisites: ARAB 10200 with a grade of C- or better, or permission of instructor. 3 credits.

ARAB 20200 - Intermediate Arabic II HU LA

Continuation of ARAB-20100. Emphasis will be given to oral and written proficiency. Prerequisite: ARAB-20100 with a grade of C- or better, or with instructor permission. 3 credits (S, Y)