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Arabic Minor Information

To declare a minor in Arabic, go to the Franklin College of Arts & Sciences office Room 152 Memorial Hall and request a form. Bring the form to the Religion department office (Peabody 206) for approval by the Undergraduate Coordinator.
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Undergraduate Requirements

A minor must contain at least 9 hours of upper division course work (3000-level or above)

All 15 semester hours must be in ARAB courses.

Courses taken to satisfy Core Areas I through V may not be counted as course work in the minor.3. Courses taken in Core Area VI may be counted as course work in the minor.
 
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Required Courses (15 hours):

ARAB 2003
ARAB 2004
ARAB(LING) 3005
ARAB(LING) 3006
ARAB 4100/6100 (can be repeated twice)
ARAB 4960H
ARAB 4970H
ARAB 4980H
ARAB 4990H
Or any 3000-level or above ARAB cou
rse

Courses must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.
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Benefits of Arabic Minor

Arabic is both an Asian and African language. Study of the Arabic language provides exposure to various religious concepts both ancient and modern and a broadened understanding of culture and society.

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Course of Study

Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) is offered at UGA in a two year (four semester) sequence. Additional reading courses in Arabic Islamic Literature are also offered.

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Post Degree Opportunities


Modern Standard Arabic is ideally suited for students of the Social Sciences considering research anywhere in the Arab world (including North Africa); students of the humanities such as History, Art, Music, Comparative Literature, Linguistics, Philosophy, and Religion; or students of Applied Sciences and Business who may be considering work or research in an Arabic speaking country.

Advanced Placement in Arabic

Please contact Dr. Kenneth Honerkamp

For more information regarding the Arabic Minor please contact Dr. Alan Godlas

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