Arabic Program Requirements

Arabic Language and Literature
Study Plan (99 Credits)

CURRICULA 

First Semester                                                                                                            Cr.

ARAB

231

النحو و الصرف

2

ARAB

233

مدخل الي النقد والبلاغة

2

ARAB

235

مدخل الي علم العروض و القافية

2

ARAB

237

تقنيات التعبير

2

ARAB

239

مدخل الي علم اللغويات

2

GNRL

212

قضايا العالم العربي

2

 

 

Elective (General)1

5

 

 

Total

17

 Second Semester                                                                                                      Cr.

ARAB

232

شروح الألفية Explanations of Alfeyyat Ibn Malek

3

ARAB

234

ادب صدر الاسلام والعصر الأموي Literature in the early Islamic Era and the Umayyad Era

3

ARAB

236

بلاغة عربية Arabic Rhetoric

3

 

 

Elective (General)1

2

 

 

Elective (Faculty)2

2

 

 

Elective (Dept)3

4

 

 

Total

17

 Third Semester                                                                                                          Cr.

ARAB

331

نظريات الادب والنقد Theories of Literature and Criticism

3

ARAB

333

النقد العربي الكلاسيكي Classical Arabic Criticism

3

ARAB

335

الرواية العربية The Arabic Novel

3

 

 

Elective (General)1

2

 

 

Elective (Faculty)2

2

 

 

Elective (Dept)3

4

 

 

Total

17

 Fourth Semester                                                                                                        Cr.

ARAB

332

المذاهب النحوية Schools of Grammar

3

ARAB

334

مناهج البحث في اللغة العربية Research Methods in Arabic

3

 

 

Elective (General)1

3

 

 

Elective (Faculty)2

2

 

 

Elective (Dept)3

4

 

 

Total

15

 Fifth Semester                                                                                                           Cr.

ARAB

421

المسرح العربي Arabic Drama

3

ARAB

423

الشعر العربي الحديث Modern Arabic Poetry

3

ARAB

425

الادب الصوفي Sufist Literature

3

 

 

Elective (General)1

2

 

 

Elective (Faculty)2

2

 

 

Elective (Dept)3

4

 

 

Total

17

 Sixth Semester                                                                                                          Cr.

ARAB

422

ادب اندلسي Andalusian Literature

3

ARAB

424

الادب العربي الحديث Modern Arabic Literature

3

 

 

Elective (General)1

2

 

 

Elective (Faculty)2

4

 

 

Elective (Dept)3

4

 

 

Total

16

 1 A total of 16 credits is required as General University Requirement; 5 credits are Mandatory Courses including: FREN 111 (2Cr.), ENGL 001 (2Cr.), BLAW 001(1Cr.) and another 11 credits are selected from the University Elective courses list.

2 A total of 12 credits are selected from the Faculty Elective Courses. If 10 credit hours are completed within a certain subject area, students may be qualified for a minor in that area.

3 A total of 20 credits are selected from the department electives.