Resources for:

    Arabic

    Languages & Literatures

    Department Resources


    Contacts


    Marilyn Durham
    Department Chair
    Phone: (262) 472-5050
    Location: Laurentide 3207

    Peter Hoff
    Foreign Language Coordinator
    Phone: (262) 472-1591
    Location:  

    Mary Orval
    Academic Dept Assoc
    Phone: (262) 472-1036
    Location: Laurentide 3209

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    Course Descriptions

    Arabic Courses

    BEGINNING ARABIC I (GH)

    Arabic 141, Credits: 4

    In this first semester Arabic course students will begin to learn how to speak, read, and write Arabic in its Modern Standard form, (aka MSA). The class will also provide an introduction to the customs and culture of the Arab world.

    BEGINNING ARABIC II (GH)

    Arabic 142, Credits: 4

    In this second semester Arabic course students will continue to learn how to speak, read, and write Arabic in its Modern Standard form (aka MSA). The class will also provide an introduction to the customs and culture of the Arab world.

    INTERMEDIATE ARABIC I (GH)

    Arabic 251, Credits: 4

    This third semester Arabic course will enhance the Arabic linguistic skills and the knowledge of cultures of Arabic-speaking peoples that students acquired in Beginning Arabic.

    INTERMEDIATE ARABIC II (GH)

    Arabic 252, Credits: 4

    This fourth semester Arabic course will continue to enhance the Arabic linguistic skills and the knowledge of cultures of Arabic-speaking peoples begin in Intermediate Arabic I.

    WORKSHOP

    Arabic 490, Credits: 1-3

    Variable topics. Group activity oriented presentations emphasizing `hands on` and participatory instructional techniques. Repeatable

    TRAVEL STUDY

    Arabic 491, Credits: 1-3

    Variable topics. Faculty-led courses abroad.

    INTERNSHIP IN ARABIC

    Arabic 493, Credits: 1-3

    Internships are available in business, government or social service agencies for suitably prepared students wishing to pursue a career that involves foreign languages. Repeatable. Satisfactory/No Credit Grade Basis Only.

    SEMINAR

    Arabic 494, Credits: 1-3

    Variable topics. Group activity. An advanced course of study in a defined subject matter area emphasizing a small group in intense study with a faculty member. Repeatable one time.

    SPECIAL STUDIES

    Arabic 496, Credits: 1-3

    Variable topics. Group activity. Not offered regularly in the curriculum but offered on topics selected on the basis of timeliness, need, and interest, and generally in the format of regularly scheduled Catalog offerings. Repeatable.

    INDEPENDENT STUDY

    Arabic 498, Credits: 1-3

    Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member.

    Location

    College of Letters & Sciences
    Laurentide Hall 4100
    University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
    800 W. Main Street
    Whitewater, WI 53190-1790

    Contact

    Office of the Dean
    Phone: (262) 472-1621
    E-mail: lamkinn@uww.edu

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