Arabic Studies Minor

Minor - Arabic Studies (Minor)

College Humanities & Sciences

Degree Specific Credits: 22

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2018-2019

Note: At least 6 credits must be of upper division courses. A minimum grade of C is required in all the courses taken to fulfill the minor.


Lower Core Courses16
Upper Core Courses3
Total Hours22

Lower Core Courses

Must complete all of the following courses:
ARAB 101Elementary Modern Standard Arabic I4
ARAB 102Elementary Modern Standard Arabic II4
ARAB 201Intermediate Modern Standard Arabic I4
ARAB 202Intermediate Modern Standard Arabic II4
Total Hours16

Minimum Required Grade: C

Upper Core Courses

Must complete the following course:
ARAB 305The Arab World3
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C


Note: Before taking an independent study outside the Arabic program, you need to consult with the advisor of the minor. Upon consent of the advisor of the academic minor, up to three credits (either taken at the University of Montana or transferred from another institution) may be counted as an elective if at least 75% of the content is related to the Arab world. Below is a list of suggested courses:

Select any of the following:3
Independent Study
Nationalism Modern Middle East
Exp Offering: Comp Politics (Politics of the Middle East)
International Security
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C