First-Year Students' Guide
Contact: Associate Professor Yaron Klein
Carleton's Arabic program offers elementary, intermediate and advanced language courses in Arabic, as well as content courses taught in English on Literature (classical and modern) and music. Students can fulfill the general language requirement by taking Arabic, and may go on to earn a Certificate of Advanced Study.
Can I major in it? Currently, no major is offered. Students can fulfill the general language requirement by taking Arabic, and may go on to earn a Certificate of Advanced Study in Arabic Language and Literature.
In addition, completion of the language sequence in Arabic, or in Hebrew, is a pre-requisite for the concentration in Middle Eastern Studies.
Topics explored: Arabic language at all levels, Arabic literature (classical and modern), Arabic media and Arab music.
How to get started: For students beginning study of Arabic, begin by enrolling in Arabic 101 fall term, and consider selecting one of the A&I seminars related to topics in Arab and Middle Eastern studies.