BA in Asian and Middle Eastern Studies - Arabic Program By Duke University |Top Universities

BA in Asian and Middle Eastern Studies - Arabic

BA in Asian and Middle Eastern Studies - Arabic

  • QS World University Rankings
    52
  • Degree BA
  • Study Level Bachelors
The AMES major requires a minimum of 10 courses, at least 8 of which must be at the 200 level or above. These courses should be distributed as follows: 3-6 language courses. 2 courses must be at the 300 level or above. Courses at the 100 level may not count towards the major. Students whose competence in a language exceeds the most advanced language course offered by the department may substitute these courses with literature/culture courses in their area of concentration. Please contact language coordinators to schedule a placement test. 3-5 literature/culture courses at the 100 level or above in the area of concentration. At least 2 courses must have an AMES number. 1-2 literature/culture courses at the 100 level or above outside the area of concentration. These courses must have an AMES number. Students must receive a C- or above in all courses taken for the major. The Duke Arabic program develops skills in speaking, reading, writing, listening and cultural through the use of multi-media materials, innovative textbooks, and authentic texts. The program guides students from beginning levels to advanced upper levels, offering fourth and fifth year courses to students interested in exploring political, literary, religious, historical, archival, and media sources in their original language. The program acts as a bridge promoting oral communication, cultural comprehension, and academic study, through rigorous and thorough acquisition of written and spoken Arabic.