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

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
FLA 101 & 1038 3 & 1 FLA 102 & 104K,8 3 & 1
Social Science 7,D 3 Social Science 7, D 3
ENG 101 Academic Writing & Research H 4 Literature I 3 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 201 & FLA 203 3 & 1 FLA 202 & FLA 204 3 & 1
HI 2701 J C 3 Arabic Studies Advised Elective 10 3
Arts & Letters 6 3 GEP Natural Science B 3
Social Science 7 3 History II 2 3
Free Elective8 3 Free Elective 8 3
16 16

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
FLA 301 3 FLA 330 3
Arabic Studies Advanced Course9 3 Social Science 3
GEP Natural Sciences with Lab B 4 Literature II 4 3
Philosophy 5,C 3 Arabic Language Studies Advanced Course1 3
Free Elective 8 3 Free Electives 8 2
16 14

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
FLA 440 3 FLx 492 Senior Seminar 3
Arabic Studies Advanced Course9 (400-level) 3 Health and Exercise Studies 1
GEP Additional Breadth F 3 Free Elective 8 9
GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives G 3
Free Elective 8 3
15 13

Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation* I,J,K,11,12,13: 120 Major/Program Footnotes:

  1. History I HI 270, required by the major, fulfills this College requirement.
  2. History II One 3-credit course required from the College-approved History II course list (a 200-level survey course covering our own or a similar culture, i.e., United States or other Western Culture)
  3. Literature I One 3-credit hour course required from the College-approved Literature I list (a survey course covering literature outside the U.S. and prior to the 20th century)
  4. Literature II One 3-credit hour course required from the College-approved Literature II list (any course that meets the Literature I requirement, or a course in American or Twentieth Century Literature, or an upper division survey course or literature course in a period, genre, or major figure in English, a foreign language in English translation, or the original foreign language)
  5. Philosophy Any PHI course on the approved GEP-Humanities list
  6. Arts and Letters One 3-credit hour course is required from the College-approved Arts & Letters course list
  7. Social Sciences Twelve (12) credit hours, selected from College-approved list, required from three different disciplines, six (6) must be on GEP-Social Sciences list.
  8. Free Electives Only 12 credit hours of free electives may be taken for credit only (S/U). FLA 101 may count towards free electives if all three following conditions are met; 1) the language was not taken by the student in high school, 2) the student has met high school proficiency in another language, and 3) the language is not the student’s native language.
  9. Arabic Studies Advanced Course Nine (9) credit hours required, selected from major approved list. One course must be 400-level.
  10. Arabic Studies Advised Electives One 3-credit hour course selected from major approved list.
  11. Study Abroad It is strongly recommended that students participate in at least one study abroad experience in an Arabic-language speaking region.
  12. Major Residency Requirements No more than 15 hours of transfer credit may be applied towards departmental (major) requirements.
  13. Major Grade Point Average (GPA) Requirements 2.0 major and cumulative GPA required for graduation

*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 http://www.ncsu.edu/uap/academic-standards/gep/courselists/index.html.

A. Mathematical Sciences (6 credit hours – one course with MA or ST prefix) Choose from the University approved GEP Mathematical Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement:       

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 or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement:       

C. Humanities (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes) Choose from the University approved GEP Humanities course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement:  Minimum requirements are satisfied by College History I and Philosophy requirements.

D. Social Sciences (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes) Choose from the University approved GEP Social Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement:  Minimum requirements are satisfied by College Social Sciences requirement.

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

F. Additional Breadth  – (3 credit hours to be selected from the following checked University approved GEP course lists)      Humanities/Social Sciences/Visual and Performing Arts or  X Mathematical Sciences/Natural Sciences/Engineering

G. Interdisciplinary Perspectives (5-6 credit hours) Choose from the University approved GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement:      

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. The following course(s) completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement:      

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. The following course(s) completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement:  HI 270

K. Foreign Language proficiency – Proficiency at the FL_102 level is required for graduation.

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