Activities (our News and Views):
Seven Reasons To Join Us and Learn Arabic:
Like Traveling? Learn Arabic!. Experience the richness in cultural attractions (archaeological, historical and religious sites); the great climate for tourism: sea, sand and mountains, the miraculous wonders of the world… are all reasons attracting tourists to the Arab World.
Interested in working for the UN or the government? Learn Arabic! The Arab World is one of the most politically-dynamic regions in the world; with new events unfolding every day. Learn Arabic and get an insider’s, first-hand, and independent view of the Arab street, writings, media, and policies.
Society and Culture:
Learn the language and the culture of over 350 million people living in twenty two Arab countries. Be introduced to the diverse culture and traditions of the Arab society from Africa to Asia.
Arts and Music:
Learn Arabic and get an insider’s view of the rich and vast music traditions and arts of the Arab World.
Did you know that the Arab and Islamic world was an intellectual center for science, philosophy, medicine and education during the 8th – 13th Centuries preceding the European Renaissance? Learn Arabic and learn about the rich history of the Arab world. Learn the language of the land that holds several of the most ancient civilizations of world, in Egypt, Syria, Iraq, and North Africa.
Did you know that the Arab World is the cradle of the three major monotheistic religions; Islam, Christianity and Judaism? Learn the language of the Qur’an, and gain a better understanding to the role of faith in the history and in the people’s every-day’s life of the Arab World.
Business and Economics:
Did you know that the US-Arab-World trade is around $100 billion dollars per year? Learn Arabic and learn the culture and the proper business etiquette of your future potential clients and partners in the Arab World.
Useful Teaching Resources:
The Department of Modern Languages does not offer a major in Arabic. We provide Arabic language courses for the purpose of general education and in support of other college programs.
For more information about the courses that we offer click on the "Courses" button to the left or contact Dr. Hanada Al-Masri.