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ARABLANG 1: First-Year Arabic, First Quarter

(Formerly AMELANG 1A.) One-year sequence designed to develop beginning proficiency, with additional emphasis is on reading and writing standard Arabic.
Terms: Aut | Units: 5 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Obeid, K. (PI); Salti, R. (PI)

ARABLANG 1A: Accelerated First-Year Arabic, Part I

Completes first-year sequence in two rather than three quarters. For students with previous knowledge of Arabic. Prerequisite: Placement Test or consent of instructor.
Terms: Aut, Win | Units: 5 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Boumehdi, T. (PI)

ARABLANG 10: Arabic Calligraphy

(Formerly AMELANG 30). Arabic calligraphy stipulates no artistic skill for one to appreciate it and is the supreme art form of the Islamic world. Other Islamic arts (architecture, metal work, ceramics, glass, and textiles) draw on calligraphy as their principal source of embellishment. Interactive lecture-workshop sketches its development and illustrates the forms of Arabic calligraphy in use today. Prerequisite: KNOWLEDGE OF ARABIC WRITING AND READING IS REQUIRED. May be repeat for credit
Terms: Spr | Units: 3 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Barhoum, K. (PI)

ARABLANG 21: Second-Year Arabic, First Quarter

(Formerly AMELANG 11A.) One-year sequence designed to develop intermediate proficiency, with additional emphasis on functional applications and reading and writing standard Arabic. Prerequisite: Placement Test, ARABLANG 3.
Terms: Aut | Units: 5 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Aweiss, S. (PI)

ARABLANG 21A: Accelerated Second-Year Arabic, Part I

Completes second-year sequence in two rather than three quarters. For students with previous knowledge of Arabic. Prerequisite: Placement Test, ARABLANG 2A.
Terms: Aut, Spr | Units: 5 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

ARABLANG 22A: Accelerated second-Year Arabic, Part II

Completes Second-year sequence in two rather than three quarters. For students with previous knowledge of Arabic. Prerequisite: Placement Test, ARABLANG 22A.
Terms: Aut, Win | Units: 5 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

ARABLANG 24: Arabic Skills Workshop

Emphasis on the necessary Arabic skills (Reading, Writing, Listening, Speaking) needed by students to use Arabic at the Advanced level. The course is designed to deal with more complex texts and selected authentic audio materials of different styles and genres. Prerequisite: three years of Arabic or instructor's permission.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 4 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Barhoum, K. (PI)

ARABLANG 125A: Colloquial Arabic, First Quarter

(Formerly AMELANG 25A.) Sources include authentic videotaped conversations with native speakers, conversations, and texts of these conversations to enhance comprehension and improve aural skills. Prerequisite: 2 years of Arabic. May be repeated for credit.
Terms: Aut, Win | Units: 4 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Barhoum, K. (PI)

ARABLANG 127: Intermediate to Advanced Conversation

Students develop communication skills (listening and speaking) in Arabic while discussing real-life issues, current events, and cultural topics. Pronunciation, vocabulary development, and group discussion skills are stressed. May be taken concurrently with other Arabic courses. Prerequisite: Completion of First-Year Arabic.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 3 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Aweiss, S. (PI)

ARABLANG 131: Third-Year Arabic, First Quarter

(Formerly AMELANG 21A.) Continuation of ARABLANG 23. One-year sequence designed to develop advanced proficiency with emphasis on complex and compound sentences through use of literary works, media Arabic, the Internet, and cultural productions. Prerequisite: Placement Test, ARABLANG 23.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 5 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

ARABLANG 133: Third-Year Arabic, Third Quarter

(Formerly AMELANG 21C.) Continuation of ARABLANG 132. One-year sequence designed to develop advanced proficiency with emphasis on complex and compound sentences through use of literary works, media Arabic, the Internet, and cultural productions. Prerequisite: Placement Test, ARABLANG 132.
Terms: Aut, Spr | Units: 5 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

ARABLANG 297: Directed Reading

Terms: Aut | Units: 1-5 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

ARABLANG 394: Graduate Studies in Arabic Conversation

Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1-3 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

ARABLANG 395: Graduate Studies in Arabic

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1-5 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
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