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Bachelor of Arts

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The Arabic B.A. will graduate students with communicative proficiency in the Arabic language, informed knowledge of Arab cultures, and skills that are critical to the pursuit of professional success or graduate education. The degree offers student-centered instruction throughout a well-articulated course series that includes outcomes-based assessment aligned with national standards for language learning.

Major Details

College: College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Admissions Requirements:

No Additional Requirements

Website: https://menas.arizona.edu/arabic
Math Required:

General

    This strand involves the general understanding and appreciation of how mathematics is used to solve problems in everyday life. The G-strand does not prepare a student for any further work grounded in mathematics and assumes the student will not proceed beyond the basic Foundations level noted above. Thus only those students whose major requires the most general knowledge of mathematics should take this strand.
General
Second Language Required:

4 Semesters

  • Scoring the equivalent of fourth-semester skill level on an entrance or placement examination administered by The University of Arizona.
  • Completion of a two-course sequence beyond the second semester of post-secondary language instruction.
  • Completion with a C or higher of a 300- or 400-level language course at the post-secondary level.
  • Completion of one course beyond the third semester in combination with an AP (Advanced Placement) score, IB (International Baccalaureate) score or a CLEP (College Level Entrance Program) score determined by the individual language department.
  • An AP, IB, or CLEP language score determined by individual language departments.
  • A minimum of one semester study abroad in a language program approved by the appropriate language department as the equivalent of fourth-semester skill level.
4 Semesters
Fees: No
Pre-Major: No
Available at:
  • Main Campus

Four-Year Plan

Archived plans are available on Degree Search 2011-2017 for many degree plans. These are sample plans. Please work with your academic advisor for more specific and up-to-date requirements.

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UA Course Requirements Units
1st Semester
ENGL 101: First-Year Composition 3
ARB 101 5
Tier I General Education 3
Tier I General Education 3
Tier I General Education 3
2nd Semester
ENGL 102: First-Year Composition 3
MATH 3
ARB 102 5
Tier I General Education 3
Tier I General Education 3
3rd Semester
ARB 401 5
Tier I General Education 3
Tier II General Education 3
Tier II General Education 3
Tier II General Education 3
4th Semester
ARB 402 5
Upper-Division Elective in Arabic 3
MENA 330 3
Minor Course 3
Minor Course 3
5th Semester
ARB 405 5
Upper-Division Elective in Arabic 3
Upper-Division Arabic Elective in English 3
Minor Course 3
6th Semester
ARB 406 5
Upper-Division Arabic Elective in English 3
Minor Course Upper-Division 3
Minor Course Upper-Division 3
7th Semester
ARB 407 3
Minor Course Upper-Division 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 3
8th Semester
ARB 408 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 3

AZ Transfer Pathways

This page is designed for in-state transfer students who plan to attend the University of Arizona. The information presented lists the most accurate course equivalencies and may not include all possible requirements. Transfer students are strongly encouraged to use this site for reference only and not for self-advising.

Transfer students should work with their community colleges and UA advisors to develop an individualized plan for transfer, and visit aztransfer.com

  • All posted Pathways (except for Bachelor of Applied Science Pathways) fulfill an AGEC and most also fulfill an Associate Degree
  • Following a Pathway does not guarantee admission to the UA nor admission to a college/major/program at the UA
  • Use Pathways in consultation with advisors from your community college and the UA
  • Pathways are subject to change at any time

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