Arabic Minor

For information, contact the program advisor in the Department of German, Russian, Asian, Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures, 172 Irvin Hall, 513-529-2526.

The Arabic minor provides systematic Arabic language training in the four modalities (speaking, listening, writing, and reading) as well as cultures of the Arabic speaking world.  A minimum GPA of 2.50 is required for courses taken at Miami. Courses for the Arabic minor must be taken for a grade (not credit/no credit).  Study abroad in Miami's summer program at the Jordan University or other program is recommended.

Program Requirements

(18 semester hours)

ARB 201Intermediate Modern Arabic3
ARB 202Intermediate Modern Arabic3
ARB 301Advanced Arabic3
ARB 302Advanced Arabic3
Select two of the following:6
Topics in Arabic Literature in Translation
Media Arabic
Introduction to Islamic History
Politics of the Middle East
Introduction to Islam
Total Credit Hours18