Patti McGill Peterson Center for International and Intercultural Studies
All students enroll in Modern Standard Arabic and Jordanian Colloquial Arabic, at a level consistent to their background and proficiency, and select three other courses from offerings in Middle East and North African studies in a variety of disciplines including Anthropology, Art, Political Science, Environmental Studies, Religion, and Sociology. Faculty members are drawn from a variety of institutions around the region.
Current course offerings are as follows:
(Please check the Amideast site for an up to date course listing.)Language Courses:
· Modern Standard Arabic I (Arabic 101; 4 credits)
· Modern Standard Arabic II (Arabic 102; 4 credits)
· Modern Standard Arabic III (Arabic 201; 4 credits)
· Modern Standard Arabic IV (Arabic 202; 4 credits)
· Modern Standard Arabic V (Arabic 301; 4 credits)
· Modern Standard Arabic VI (Arabic 302; 4 credits)
· Jordanian Arabic I (Arabic 131; 3 credits)
· Jordanian Arabic II (Arabic 231; 3 credits)
· Jordanian Arabic III (Arabic 331; 3 credits)
· Media Arabic I (Arabic 215; 3 credits; Prerequisite: Mastery of the material covered in AMIDEAST’s Arabic 102; Co-requisite: Arabic 201)
· Media Arabic II (Arabic 315; 3 credits; Prerequisite: Mastery of the material covered in AMIDEAST’s Arabic 201; Co-requisite: Arabic 202 or higher)Middle East/North African Studies Courses:
· Peoples and Cultures of the Middle East (Anthropology 301, 3 credits),SPRING 2012.
· Modern and Contemporary Art in the Arab World (Art 320, 3 Credits, SPRING 2012.
· Traditional Islamic Arts (Art 350, 3 credits, SPRING 2012.
Environmental Issues in the Middle East (Environmental Studies 310, 3 credits), FALL SEMESTER
· Contemporary Jordanian Culture, (MENA Studies 330, 3 credits), ALL SEMESTERS.
· Community-Based Learning in the MENA Region (MENA Studies 390, 3 credits)