Apr 20, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Arabic Language and Cultures, BA

Location(s): Online


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This professional bachelor’s degree program is delivered 100% online with classes beginning for new students in the fall and spring. Transfer students that need varying general education and elective courses may enter into the program in the fall, winter, spring or summer terms. Courses combine a comprehensive education in reading, writing and speaking Modern Standard Arabic with a wide range of instruction in Arabic culture.

Advisement Sheet  

Student Learning Outcomes


  • Students will acquire and demonstrate listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills at the Intermediate-High level of the target language (Arabic) consistent with the National Standards for Foreign Language Education.
  • Students will acquire and demonstrate skills necessary to analyze and compare cultural products and practices of the target culture (Arabic).
  • Students will be able to identify and analyze major literary, historical and cultural products of the target culture (Arabic) and situate those products within a broad historical framework.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to use library and technological resources that allow them to access and analyze literary works, and cultural products and practices related to the target language (Arabic). 
  • Students will also acquire and demonstrate basic listening, speaking, reading, and writing basic skills at the elementary level in either Spanish, French, or Chinese to analyze and compare linguistics and cultural aspects and practices between Arabic, Spanish, French, & Chinese languages.

Curriculum Requirements


General Education


  • Oral Communication - Any Course Credit Hours: 3
  • Written Communication - Any Course Credit Hours: 3
  • Quantitative Reason - Any Course Credit Hours: 3
  • Technological Literacy - Any Course Credit Hours: 3
  • Arts and Humanities - Any Course Credit Hours: 3
  • Arts and Humanities - Any Course Credit Hours: 3
  • Arts and Humanities - Any Course Credit Hours: 3
  • Social Sciences - Any Course Credit Hours: 3
  • Social Sciences - Any Course Credit Hours: 3
  • Social Sciences - Any Course Credit Hours: 3
  • Natural Sciences and Tech - Any Course Credit Hours: 3
  • Natural Sciences and Tech - Any Course Credit Hours: 3
  • Natural Sciences and Tech - Any Course Credit Hours: 3
  • Student ElectiveCredit Hours: 3

Competencies


  • Quantitative Applications - Any Course Credit Hours: 3
  • Applied Methodologies - Any Course Credit Hours: 3
  • Intercultural Fluency - Any Course Credit Hours: 3
  • Ethical Reasoning - Any Course Credit Hours: 3
  • Information Literacy - Any Course Credit Hours: 3
  • Writing Intensive -   Credit Hours: 3 and Any WI Course  Credit Hours: 3
  • Keystone Experience -   Credit Hours: 3

Major


Total Credits: 120


Depending on the program of study, students may need to complete additional credits to ensure the total credit hour requirement is met.

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