A minimum of 19 credits must be taken in Arabic language and literature courses, including a total of 9 upper-division credits. 

Required Courses (10 credit hours)

  • ARAB 2110 Intermediate Arabic 1 (5)
  • ARAB 2120 Intermediate Arabic 2 (5)

Elective Courses (9 credit hours)

At least three additional upper-division, 3-credit-hour ARAB courses. At least one of the content courses must focus on the premodern period.

*Students cannot declare both the Certificate in Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies and the Minor in Arabic Studies.

Detailed Requirements

Declaring a Minor

Please schedule an advising appointment, attend open hours (Mondays 1-3pm) or email to declare a minor with our advisor, Christine Luft