Minor in Arabic Studies

This minor is available to students registered in a 120 credit hour Bachelor of Applied Computer Science, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Community Design, Bachelor of Computer Science, Bachelor of Informatics, Bachelor of Management, Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Science (Medical Sciences) program.

Students must take 18 credit hours at the 2000 level or above to a maximum of 27 credit hours from the following list:


And 12 credit hours selected from the following:

  • ARBC 2030.03: Conversational Arabic: Introduction to Levantine Dialects
  • ARBC 2100.03: Cultural Introduction to the Arab World
  • ARBC 3030.03: Advanced Arabic I
  • ARBC 3031.03: Advanced Arabic II
  • ARBC 3040.03: Arabic Philosophical Texts: al-Ghazali or RELS 4010.03 Islamic Philosophy: al-Ghazali
  • ARBC 3050.03: Arabic Philosophical Texts: Maimonides or RELS 4011.03 Jewish Philosophy: Maimonides
  • ARBC 3100.03: Arabic Pre-Islamic Poetry
  • CLAS 2281.03: Christian Beginnings: The Orthodox and Oriental Churches
  • CLAS 3017.03: Meetings between Hellenism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam until the Renaissance
  • CLAS 3382.03: Medieval Philosophy from Arabic and Jewish Thinkers to Aquinas
  • RELS 2003.03: Islam
  • RELS 3003.03: Islam and the Others
  • RELS 3009.03: Christianity in the Lands of Islam
  • RELS 3012.03: Mystics of the Middle East
  • RELS 4018:03: Christian Theology in Islamic Lands: John of Damascus

Note: Not all courses are offered each year. Please consult with the timetable for courses offered.

Contact Arabic Studies for more information.