Arabic Studies (American University)

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    American University

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    USD 55,899

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Program Description

The four-year BA program in Arabic Studies at American University offers students the opportunity to study a variety of subjects within Arabic language and culture. Courses include proficiency in both Modern Standard Arabic and Palestinian Arabic, as well as studies in linguistics and Arabic-Islamic relations.

Students in the Arabic Studies program will need to complete teacher training in addition to their program requirements, as well as a minor related to their field and 12 credit hours of a second foreign language of their choice. The core degree requires 36 credit hours of courses within the major, plus all general education and elective requirements, for a total of 120 hours of undergraduate credit. The program also includes a semester-long capstone project in which the student creates unique thesis work to demonstrate their understanding of Arabic languages and cultural significance.

Students with this degree can go on to a variety of positions, including secondary-level foreign language teachers, professional translators, or bilingual educators.

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American University, offers 71 bachelor’s degree programs in subjects such as Anthropology, Dance, Communication Studies, Chemistry, and Sociology. The University also offers a number of honours programs in subjects such as Psychology, Literature, Physics and History. The University has a 90-acre campus that includes amenities and services such as student...

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