Arab Cultural Studies
The Associates in Arts degree in Arab Cultural Studies takes a multi-disciplinary approach to the study of Arabic, Arab Americans and Middle Eastern cultures. The Program affords students a rigorous academic foundation on which to continue advanced study at major colleges and universities specializing in Arabic language, literature and cultures. The comprehensive curriculum not only offers the opportunity to develop specific skills, as in translation and foreign language fluency, but also cultivates an informed perspective essential to the practice of public diplomacy within local, national and international contexts.
Some occupations of Bachelors and Graduate-level Arab Culture majors are: • Teacher • Journalist • Translator • Researcher • Community Organizer • Attorney • Homeland Security Professional • Foreign Service Officer
Students may wish to transfer to out-state universities to continue their studies of Arab Culture at institutions such as: • New York University, New York, NY • Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. • University of Chicago, Chicago, IL • University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
- Michigan State University
- University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
- University of Michigan - Dearborn
- Wayne State University
Required Core Courses
Required Support Courses
Students must also complete the specific degree requirements for the Associate in Arts Degree. Courses listed in the Required Core Courses and/or Required Support Courses may also be used to fulfill Associate in Arts Degree Requirements when applicable. Developmental courses (developmental courses are those numbered below 100) cannot be used to fulfill these requirements.
Students must also complete the General Education requirements of the College. Courses listed in the Required Core Courses and/or Required Support Courses, as well as courses used to fulfill requirements of the Associate in Arts degree, may also be used to fulfill General Education when applicable.