Participants in this program will have the opportunity to practice Standard Arabic, learn Moroccan Arabic, and discover Moroccan culture. Centered in Rabat, students will spend three weeks enhancing their Arabic skills while learning about identity, religion, politics, current events and architecture of Morocco. Guest lecturers will add to the educational experience, as well as field trips to local points of interest and weekend excursions to the cities of Marrakech and Fez.
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MSU students - as well as students from other colleges and universities - are welcome to apply.
Students will be required to enroll for a minimum of four (4) credits in the following courses:
ARB 290 - Independent Study (3 credits)
ARB 462 - Arabic Dialects (1 credit)
*Course prerequisites may apply; see Course Descriptions or program leader for details.
Students must be in good academic standing, with a grade point average of at least 2.75 at the time of application. Meeting this minimum grade point average does not, however, guarantee admission. Students must also have completed at least two years of Arabic studies (or the equivalent) and submit an essay with their application stating why they wish to participate in this program. Applicants’ participation may be denied or their participation approval may be revoked if their conduct before departure raises doubts as to their suitability for program participation.
ARB 201 and ARB 202 - Second year Arabic (10 credits)
ARB 301 and ARB 302 - Third year Arabic (8 credits)
ARB 401 and ARB 402 - Fourth year Arabic (6 credits)
ARB 491 Special Topics - Media Arabic (1 credit)
ARB 491 Special Topics - Arabic Culture (1 credit)
ARB 491 Special Topics -Jordanian Dialect (1 credit)
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