Arabic (Minor)

This program was approved for students entering the university in the Summer 2024–Spring 2025 catalog year. For more information about catalog year, go to Catalog Year Information.

Minor in Arabic

Unit: College of Arts and Sciences (AS)
Department: Classical and Modern Languages 
Academic Plan Code(s): ARABMIN

Program Requirements

ARAB 123Basic Arabic III4
ARAB 201Intermediate Arabic I3
ARAB 202Intermediate Arabic II3
ARAB 321Arabic Conversation: Communication in Cultural Content3
Select two of the following:6
Arabic Translation Studies
Special Topics in Arabic
Advanced Writing Techniques in Modern Standard Arabic
Understanding Journalistic Arabic: Reading and Listening to Arab Media
Survey of Islamic Thought, Religion and Culture
Introduction to the Qur'an
Modern Islamic Thought
Cultures of the Middle East
Community Internship
Minimum Total Hours19

 At least three (3) semester hours of the requirements for a minor must be successfully completed while enrolled in the University of Louisville.