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Minor in Arabic Language and Literature

American University of Sharjah
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Sharjah
English
28 August 2022
Application deadline: 14 July 2022

About this program

Minor in Arabic Language and Literature

The minor in Arabic language and literature aims to enhance students’ awareness and appreciation of the language, culture and literature of the Arab world. The minor is ideally suited for students in the humanities and social sciences, as well as students in applied sciences and business pursuing research or employment opportunities anywhere in the Arab world. The minor provides for a better understanding of Arabic language and literature in a global context. Furthermore, it meets the increasing regional and global demand for degree-holders proficient in Arabic language and culture.

Students enrolling in the Arabic language and literature minor should have normally completed a minimum of 30 credits of course work and be in good academic standing.

Admission requirements

The minor consists of a minimum of 18 credits, including at least nine credits in courses at or above the 300 level.

  • At least nine credits of the 18 credits required for the minor must be taken in residence at AUS.
  • At least six credits of the nine credits at or above the 300 level must be taken in residence at AUS.
  • A minimum GPA of 2.00 must be earned in courses completed to satisfy the minor.

Students seeking a minor in Arabic language and literature must successfully complete the following courses or their equivalent. All course prerequisites must be satisfied.

Minor Requirements (6 credits)

  • ARA 101 Introduction to Arabic Heritage I (Arabic or English) or ARA 102 Introduction to Arabic Heritage II (Arabic or English)
  • ARA 204 Intermediate Arabic II or ARA 210 Composition for Native Speakers of Arabic or
  • ARA 308 Arabic Grammar in Use

Minor Electives (minimum of 12 credits)

  • Students must successfully complete a minimum of 12 credits from any 200-level or above ARA courses, nine of which must be at the 300 level or above.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Several scholarship options are available, please visit the university website for more information.

Tuition

Tuition fee : AED 96,140 per year

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American University of Sharjah

Founded in 1997, American University of Sharjah (AUS) is an independent, non-profit, coeducational institution of higher education formed on the American liberal arts model. Acclaimed for its academic excellence and multicultural environment, AUS is ranked among the top 10 universities...


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American University of Sharjah

University City PO Box 26666 Sharjah, UAE
26666 Sharjah Ash Shariqah
United Arab Emirates

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