A Critical Language of Strategic Importance


Why choose this program?

With the growing presence and importance of the Middle East in the global economy, the need for Western workers who are versed in Arabic language and culture has never been greater. One of the world’s oldest languages, Arabic is one of the most commonly spoken native languages in the world and the official language of more than 20 countries.

What will I experience?

  • Gain the foundation to write and speak the Arabic language proficiently at the beginner to intermediate level
  • Understand written and spoken Arabic messages and conversations
  • Learn about Arabic culture, including social interactions, beliefs, values, arts, literature, music and geography
  • Apply your knowledge of Arabic language and culture beyond the classroom

What opportunities might it lead to?

An associate of arts in Arabic degree can lead to a career in a wide variety of fields, including journalism, business, education, finance and banking, translation and interpretation, consulting, foreign service, intelligence and more.

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