What will I learn?

The Arabic major focuses on the study of the Arabic language, literature, history, and culture. The program will provide students with an adequate proficiency in the above-mentioned areas that can prepare them for a wide range of professional opportunities, including careers in governmental positions and jobs in education and business.

WHAT CAREERS CAN THIS MAJOR PREPARE YOU FOR?

Proficiency in Arabic presents a wide range of professional opportunities in various fields, such as economics and politics, in the United States and the Middle East. Arabic speakers are currently in great demand.

WHAT SKILLS ARE DEVELOPED WITHIN THIS MAJOR?

Arabic majors acquire valuable transferable skills that they can apply in their future studies and careers: Intercultural competence (a set of cognitive, affective, and behavioral skills and characteristics that support effective and appropriate interaction in a variety of cultural contexts), verbal communication skills (oral presentations), written communication skills (papers, exams), information literacy, critical thinking, and analytic reasoning, being detail-oriented (accuracy in oral and written language proficiency), knowledge of global issues (culture, politics, literature, cinema, and current societal issues).

Which department am I in?

College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

Study options

Full Time (121 credit hours)

Tuition fees
$16,765.00 (12,43,694) per year
Application deadline

Expected July 2022

Start date

Expected August 2022

Venue

College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

Rhodes Tower, Room 1822,

1860 East 22nd Street,

CLEVELAND,

Ohio,

44115, United States

Entry requirements

For international students

Successful graduation of year 12. Entry requirements vary by country. Students from other countries should have country-specific requirements equivalent to the USA.

English Requirements

IELTS - 6 (no part below 5.0)
IBT/TOEFL - 78 (no part below 17)
TOEIC - 675
PTE ACADEMIC - 50

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