Foreign Language and Literatures (BA): Arabic Language and Culture (16FLLBA- 16FLLARAB)

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
FLA 10110 & 10310 3/1 FLA 10210 & 10410 3/1
Social Science 7,D 3 Social Science 7, D 3
ENG 101 Academic
Writing & Research H
4 Literature I 5 3
GEP Mathematical Science A 3 GEP Mathematical Science A 3
GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives G 2 Health and Exercise Studies E 1
16 14

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
FLA 2011 & FLA 2032 3/1 FLA 2021 & FLA 2042 3/1
HI 2702 J C 3 Arabic Studies Advised
Elective2
3
Arts & Letters 9 3 GEP Natural Science B 3
Social Science 7 3 History II 4 3
Free Elective10 3 Free Elective 10 3
16 16

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
FLA 3011 3 FLA 3301 3
Arabic Studies Advanced Course1 3 Social Science 7 3
GEP Natural Sciences with Lab B 4 Literature II 2,6 3
Philosophy 8,C 3 Arabic Language Studies Advanced Course1 3
Free Elective 10 3 Free Elective 10 3
Free Elective 10 1
16 16

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
FLA 4401 3 FLx 492 Senior Seminar 1 3
Arabic Studies Advanced Course1 (400-level) 3 Health and Exercise Studies E 1
GEP Additional Breadth F 3 Free Elective 10 3
GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives G 3 Free Elective 10 3
Free Elective 10 3 Free Elective 10 3
15 13

Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 122

Major/Program Footnotes

1.  Arabic Language Core: (27) credit hours required. All students must take FLA 201, FLA 202, FLA 301, FLA 330, FLA 440; plus a 3-hour senior seminar (FL 492); plus (9) credit hours of Arabic Studies Advanced Courses from the approved list of courses. All students must take an NCUS Proficiency Test upon entering H & SS.  A grade of C or above is required for these courses to count toward the major.

2. Arabic Studies: (8) credit hours required. All students must take HI 270 which satisfies both the History I and Global Knowledge requirements; plus (3) credit hours of General Arabic Studies Advised Electives from the approved list of courses; plus (2) credit hours of Arabic Conversation and Recitation from the approved list of courses. A grade of C- or above is required for these courses to count toward the major.

3. History I: One 3-credit course is required. HI 270 is a required course for the major and may be used to fulfill this requirement.

4. History II: One 3-credit course is required. Select a course from the college approved list.

5. Literature I: One 3-credit course is required. Select a course from the college approved list.

6. Literature II: One 3-credit course is required. Select a course from the college approved list.

7. Social Sciences: Four 3-credit hour courses are required (12 credit hours total) form the H&SS-approved lists in at least three of the following areas: ANT, ARE, EC, PS, PSY, SOC. Also ENG 210, GEO/SOC 220, or STS 402. Six (6) credit hours must be chosen from the GEP Social Sciences list.

8. Philosophy: One 3-credit course is required. Choose any PHI course from the GEP-Humanities list.

9. Arts and Letters: One course is required from the H&SS-approved Arts & Letters course list.

10. Free Electives: (33) credit hours. Any course except MA 101 and any foreign language 101 course. FLA 101 may be used toward free electives only if the student has satisfied the university foreign language requirement with a language other than Arabic.

11. Study Abroad: It is strongly recommended that students participate in at least one study abroad experience in an Arabic-language speaking region. No more than 15 hours of transfer credit may be applied towards the major.

*General Education Program (GEP) requirements and GEP Footnotes
To complete the requirements for graduation and the General Education Program, the following category credit hours and co-requisites must be satisfied. University approved GEP course lists for each of the following categories can be found at https://oucc.dasa.ncsu.edu/general-education-program/.

A. Mathematical Sciences (6 credit hours-one course with MA or ST prefix)
Choose from the University approved GEP Mathematical Sciences course list.

B. Natural Sciences (7 credit hours-include one laboratory course or course with a lab)
Choose from the University approved GEP Natural Sciences course list.

C. Humanities (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Humanities course list. Satisfied by Major and College requirements.

D. Social Sciences (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Social Sciences course list.

E. Physical Education/Health Living (2 credit hours-at least one 100-level Fitness and Wellness Course).
Choose from the University approved GEP Physical Education/Health Living course list.          

F. Additional Breadth– (3 credit hours)
Choose from the University approved GEP course lists for: Mathematical Sciences/Natural Sciences/Engineering.

G. Interdisciplinary Perspectives (5-6 credit hours)
Choose from the University approved GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives course list.    

H. Introduction to Writing (4 credit hours satisfied by completing ENG 101 with a C- or better).     

The following Co-Requisites must be satisfied to complete the General Education Program requirements

I. U.S. Diversity (USD)
Choose from the University approved GEP U.S. Diversity course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the U.S. Diversity (USD) co-requisite.

J. Global Knowledge (GK)
Choose from the University approved GEP Global Knowledge course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the Global Knowledge (GK) co-requisite. This is satisfied by the Major requirement HI 270.

K. Foreign Language Proficiency– Proficiency at the FL_102 level is required for graduation. This is met by completion of the major.

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