UO Arabic Courses
First Year: ARB 101, 102, 103
We also offer 1st year (101-103) Intensive-Summer courses in 12 weeks
Introduction to Arabic with emphasis on speaking, reading, writing, and comprehension.
Second Year: ARB 201, 202, 203 (pre-requisite: ARB 103)
Development of Arabic speaking, reading, writing, and comprehension; study of short literary and cultural materials.
Intro Arabic Culture: ARB 253
A survey of the linguistic, geographic, social, cultural, religious, political, and artistic aspects of the contemporary Arab world.
Third Year: ARB 301, 302, 303 (pre-requisite: ARB 203)
Further development of Arabic speaking, reading, writing, and comprehension; study of short literary and cultural materials.
Reading Classical Arabic: Arabic Grammar & Syntax ARB 331 (pre-req: ARB 203 or instructor approval)
An introduction to Arabic grammar and syntax through readings of classical sources.
*Open to native speakers.
Arabic Cinema: ARB 353
Introduction to Arab cinema through an examination of the development of cinema in Arabic-speaking countries. Offered alternate years.