The Department of Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at James Madison University offers a major and a minor in Arabic. The Arabic minor is a new program that began in the academic year 2009-2010. The program has been successful and has resulted in the formation of an Arabic major which is offered beginning in the academic year 2012-2013. Students completing either of these programs will have a better knowledge of Arabic language and a broad perspective on literature and culture of the Arabic-speaking world.
Why Take Arabic Courses?
- To satisfy the 2-year foreign language requirement.
- To satisfy 3 years of a foreign language requirement.
- To obtain a minor in Arabic.
- To major in Arabic.
- Arabic courses may be counted towards the minor in Middle Eastern Communities and Migrations and the minor in Medieval and Renaissance Studies.