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02432/Arabic

General Education

0868. World Society in Literature & Film (3 s.h.) RCI: GG.

(Formerly: GE-WRLD 0060.)

Learn about a particular national culture by taking a guided tour of its literature and film. You donít need to speak a language other than English to take this exciting course, and you will gain the fresh, subtle understanding that comes from integrating across different forms of human expression. Some of the issues that will be illuminated by looking at culture through the lens of literature and film include family structures and how they are changing, national self-perceptions, pivotal moments in history, economic issues, social change and diversity.

Note: This course fulfills the World Society (GG) requirement for students under GenEd and International Studies (IS) for students under Core.

Students cannot receive credit for this course if they have successfully completed any of the following: ASIA ST 0868, Chinese 0868/0968, English 0868/0968, French 0868/0968, German 0868/0968, Hebrew 0868, Italian 0868/0968, Japanese 0868/0968, LAS 0868/0968, Russian 0968, or Spanish 0868/0968.

0871. Arts in Cultural Context (4 s.h.) RCI: GA.

View the arts as an expression of cultural identity as it occurs across the globe. Each semester, we will focus on a particular world region or country, including but not limited to Russia, Japan, and Latin America. The exploration of cultural identity begins with an overview of the region or countryís historical and religious influences and then studies the cultureís arts, including the visual arts (painting, sculpture), musical traditions, literature (folktales, national mythology), the vernacular arts (crafts, storytelling), film and theater. You will take field trips or have experiences that will allow you to encounter the regionís arts firsthand, and to develop a blended understanding of a peopleís cultural identity and the larger world.

Note: This course fulfills the Arts (GA) requirement for students under GenEd and Arts (AR) for students under Core.

Students cannot receive credit for this course if they have successfully completed any of the following: Hebrew 0871, Russian 0871.

Lower Division Courses

1001. Arabic Elements I (4 s.h.) F. RCI: LC.

(Formerly: CR LANG 0050.)

First semester level of Arabic.

1002. Arabic Elements II (4 s.h.) S. RCI: LC.

(Formerly: CR LANG 0051.)

Prerequisite: Arabic 1001 (Critical Languages 0050) or permission of instructor.

Second semester level of Arabic.

Upper Division Courses

2001. Arabic Intermediate I (3 s.h.) F. RCI: LC.

(Formerly: CR LANG C150.)

Prerequisite: Arabic 1002 (Critical Languages 0051) or permission of instructor.

Third semester of Arabic.

2002. Arabic Intermediate II (3 s.h.) S.

(Formerly: CR LANG 0151.)

Prerequisite: Arabic 2001 (Critical Languages C150) or permission of instructor.

Fourth semester of Arabic.

3001. Arabic Advanced I (3 s.h.) F.

(Formerly: CR LANG 0250.)

Prerequisite: Arabic 2002 (Critical Languages 0151) or permission of instructor.

Fifth semester of Arabic.

3002. Arabic Advanced II (3 s.h.) S.

(Formerly: CR LANG 0251.)

Prerequisite: Arabic 3001 (Critical Languages 0250) or permission of instructor.

Sixth semester of Arabic.

4183. Arabic Directed Readings I (3 s.h.) F.

(Formerly: CR LANG 0350.)

Arranged each semester. Please consult with the instructor.

4283. Arabic Directed Readings II (3 s.h.) S.

(Formerly: CR LANG 0351.)

Arranged each semester. Please consult with the instructor.


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