The table below includes only the discipline-specific courses. Please refer to the Academic Regulations for information on the Honours bachelor's with double major and the Honours bachelor's with major and minor.

Major in Arabic Language and Culture


ARB1911 Cours élémentaire d'arabe I / Elementary Arabic I 3
ARB1912 Cours élémentaire d'arabe II / Elementary Arabic II 3
ARB2101 Arabic Culture I 3
ARB2102 Arabic Culture II 3
ARB2911 Cours intermédiaire d'arabe I / Intermediate Arabic I 3
ARB2912 Cours intermédiaire d'arabe II / Intermediate Arabic II 3
ARB3911 Cours avancé d'arabe I / Advanced Arabic I 3
ARB3912 Cours avancé d'arabe II / Advanced Arabic II 3
6 optional course credits in Arabic (ARB) from the list of optional courses
6 optional course credits in Arabic (ARB) at the 3000 level from the list of optional courses
6 optional course credits in Arabic (ARB) at the 4000 level from the list of optional courses
Mandatory requirement: Immersion stay abroad
A minimum of 12 credits will be taken abroad in a university where Arabic is the language of teaching and study. The University of Ottawa will establish ARB course equivalencies.
The foreign university and the Department of Modern Languages and Literature will establish jointly a bank of courses from which students will choose the credits to take.
Eligibility requirements:
1) must have completed ARB3911, ARB2101 and ARB2102;
2) must have a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 4.5;
3) must not be on probation;
4) must take a minimum of 12 credits or the equivalent abroad.
Students will receive a total of $2000 in funding (i.e. a $1000 mobility scholarship from the International Office and $1000 from the Faculty of Arts).
List of Optional Courses
List of Optional Courses
ARB2103 Pop Culture in the Arab World 3
ARB3101 Arabic Cinema and Visual Media 3
ARB3102 Special Topics in Arab Canadian Studies 3
ARB3901 Introduction à la littérature arabe / Introduction to Arabic Literature 3
ARB3902 Sujets spéciaux en littérature arabe/Special Topics in Arabic Literature 3
ARB3921 Études dirigées en arabe / Directed Studies in Arabic 3
ARB4903 Thèmes choisis en culture arabe / Special Topics in Arabic Culture 3
ARB4904 Stage en langue arabe / Practicum in Arabic 3
ARB4911 Cours avancé d'arabe III / Advanced Arabic III 3
ARB4912 Cours avancé d'arabe IV / Advanced Arabic IV 3
HIS2160 History of the Middle East from World War I 3
PHI2381 Arab Philosophy 3
SRS3315 Islam 3