The Arabic and Islamic Civilizations minor requires 18 credits at the 2000 level or above in Arabic and Islamic Civilizations (ARAB and ARIS subject areas). AP credits may not be used toward the minor.
Prerequisite: Two semesters of formal Arabic, or equivalent proficiency. Proficiency must be approved by minor advisor.
Arabic and Islamic Civilizations minors must complete a minimum of six courses (18 credits) and complete at least one course from each of the following groups:
- Literature: ARAB 3550W, 3551, 3559, 3570.
- Culture: ARAB 2751, 3751, 3771, 3772.
- Language: ARAB 2170, 3102, 3212.
Enrollment in a study abroad program in an Arabic-speaking country is not mandatory for Arabic and Islamic Civilizations minors. With advisor’s consent, any of the above courses may be replaced by an appropriate ARAB 3293 course from study abroad programs. Up to six credits taken in study abroad programs may count toward the minor. Students can enroll in either University of Connecticut sponsored or non-University of Connecticut sponsored programs. In either case, students must consult with the advisor to determine which courses will receive credits.
The minor is offered by the Literatures, Cultures, and Languages Department.