Middle Eastern Languages
The Department of Middle Eastern Languages offers introductory, intermediate, and advanced courses in Arabic and Hebrew language, and a variety of courses in classical and modern Arabic and modern Hebrew literature, mostly in English translation. We also offer courses in Israeli and wider Jewish history and culture.
Certificate of Advanced Study in Arabic Language and Literature
In order to receive the Certificate of Advanced Study in Arabic Language and Literature students shall satisfactorily complete 36 credits beyond 204, in the following distribution: at least twenty-four credits in Arabic language, and at least 6 credits from among the department of Middle Eastern Languages' offerings in Arabic literature and/or culture in translation. Although courses for the certificate may be taken on a S/CR/NC basis, "D" or "CR" level work will not be sufficent to satisfy course requirements. No more than twelve credits from off-campus Arabic language study may be applied toward the certificate.
Arabic Courses (ARBC)
Hebrew Courses (HEBR)
Middle Eastern Language Courses (MELA)
- ARBC 185 The Creation of Classical Arabic Literature (not offered in 2016-17)
- ARTH 155 Islamic Art and Architecture (not offered in 2016-17)
- CAMS 236 Israeli Society in Israeli Cinema (not offered in 2016-17)
- CAMS 236F Israeli Society in Israeli Cinema - FLAC Hebrew Trailer (not offered in 2016-17)
- CCST 100 Cross Cultural Perspectives on Israeli and Palestinian Identity
- MUSC 172 Oud