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Listed below are the course numbers and descriptions for courses being offered in Fall 2014 & Spring 2015

For detailed listings of course sections please see the full course schedule at http://www.UTA.edu/MyMav external link

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Arabic Courses • Fall 2015


ARAB 1441 • Arabic Level I - 4 Hours

Section 001 • MWF 1:00-1:50 pm

Section 022 • MWF int.9:00-10:50 am

Multimedia immersion in the culture and language of Arabic-speaking countries. Designed to enable students to understand and communicate effectively in Arabic at the beginning level. No prerequisites.


ARAB 1442 • Beginning Arabic II - 4 Hours

Section 001 • MWF 10:00-10:50 am

Section 022 • MWF int.9:00-10:50 am

Continuation of beginning Arabic. Prerequisite: ARAB 1441 with a grade of C or better.


ARAB 2313 • Intermediate Arabic I - 3 Hours

Section 001 • MWF 11:00-11:50 am

Continued immersion in the culture and language of Arabic-speaking countries. Application of strategies and technology in mastering listening, speaking, reading, and writing at the intermediate level. Prerequisite: ARAB 1442 with a grade of C or better.


ARAB 2314 • Intermediate Arabic II - 3 Hours

Section 001 • MWF 1:00-1:50 pm

Continuation of intermediate Arabic. Prerequisite: ARAB 2313 with a grade of C or better.


ARAB 3310 • Localization and Translation I - 3 Hours

Section 001 • MWF 10:00-10:50 am

Introduction to cultural and linguistic issues in the translation of Arabic language texts. Students will explore current technologies used in various real-world translation contexts and how to adapt texts, products, and services to the locale for which they are intended. May be repeated once. Prerequisite: ARAB 2314 with a grade of B or better.

ARAB 3312 • Topics in Arabic Culture and Literature - 3 Hours

Section 001. TTH 9:30-10:50 am

Topics in Arabic culture with emphasis on readings in literature. Course may be repeated for credit with departmental permission as topic varies. Prerequisite: ARAB 2314 with a grade of C or better.



Arabic Courses • Spring 2015


ARAB 1441-001 & 002 • Beginning Arabic I

Multimedia Immersion in the culture and language of Arabic-speaking countries. Designed to enable students to understand and communicate effectively in Arabic at the beginning level. Credit will not be granted to native speakers of Arabic. No prerequisites.


ARAB 1442-001 • Beginning Arabic II

Continuation of beginning Arabic. Credit will not be granted to native speakers of Arabic. Prerequisite: ARAB 1441 with a grade of C or better.


ARAB 2313-001 • Intermediate Arabic I

Continued immersion in the culture and language of Arabic-speaking countries. Application of strategies and technology in mastering listening, speaking, reading, and writing at the intermediate level. Credit will not be granted to native speakers of Arabic. Prerequisite: ARAB 1442 with a grade of C or better.


ARAB 2314-001 • Intermediate Arabic II

Continuation of intermediate Arabic. Credit will not be granted to native speakers of Arabic. Prerequisite: ARAB 2313 with a grade of C or better.


ARAB 3304-001 • Arabic Conversation and Culture II

Practice in oral expression with an emphasis on developing conversational skills and improving language proficiency in reading and writing. This course looks at the differences between classical and regional colloquialisms as well as elements of Middle Eastern culture. Prerequisite: ARAB 2314 with a grade of B or better. Credit will not be granted to native speakers of Arabic. Heritage speakers of Arabic need the consent of the instructor to register.


ARAB 3311 • Arabic Localization and Translation

Continue to systematically explore the GILT (Globalization, Internationalization, Localization, and Translation) field, focusing on such topics as: advanced translation and localization workflow and systems, crowdsourcing in the GILT arena, and international multicultural media. Advanced translation theory work will focus on the complexity of the translation process, the role of the translator, and the place of translation in the world.