The undergraduate minor in Arabic studies requires a minimum of 16 s.h. earned in Arabic courses (prefix ARAB) considered intermediate (2000 level) or advanced (3000 level). A maximum of 3 s.h. may be taken in approved coursework taught in English. At least 12 s.h. must be taken at the University of Iowa. Students must maintain a g.p.a. of at least 2.00 in all courses for the minor and in all UI courses for the minor. Coursework in the minor may not be taken pass/nonpass.
|Both of these:|
|ARAB:2001||Intermediate Modern Standard Arabic I||5|
|ARAB:2002||Intermediate Modern Standard Arabic II||5|
Courses Taught in English
Students may apply 3 s.h. of the following approved coursework taught in English toward the minor.
|ARAB:2050||Topics in Middle East/Muslim World Studies||3|
|ARAB:3005||Culture and Resistance: The Modern Middle East||3|
|Related elective (program approval required)||3|
Sample Plan of Study
Sample plans represent one way to complete a program of study. Actual course selection and sequence will vary and should be discussed with an academic advisor. For additional sample plans, see MyUI.
Arabic Studies, Minor
|The undergraduate minor in Arabic studies requires a minimum of 16 s.h. earned in Arabic courses considered intermediate (2000 level) or advanced (3000 level) for the minor.|
|At least 12 s.h. must be taken at the University of Iowa.|
|Students must maintain a GPA of at least 2.00 in all courses for the minor and in all UI courses for the minor.|
|Coursework in the minor may not be taken pass/non-pass.|
|A maximum of 3 s.h. may be taken in approved coursework taught in English. a|
|ARAB:1001||Elementary Modern Standard Arabic I b, c||5|
|ARAB:1002||Elementary Modern Standard Arabic II b, c||5|
|ARAB:2001||Intermediate Modern Standard Arabic I b||5|
|ARAB:2002||Intermediate Modern Standard Arabic II b||5|
|ARAB:3011||Advanced Modern Standard Arabic I a||3|
|ARAB:3012||Advanced Modern Standard Arabic II a||3|
- See General Catalog for approved courses.
- Language level placement will be determined by placement exam score and/or oral interview. Students who place into the 5th semester level of the language will begin coursework at that level and will not be required to take semesters 1-4 of the language.
- This course is a prerequisite for the required minor courses.