The Arabic Minor in Arabic Studies is designed for students interested in developing an expertise in the Arab World as a complement to their disciplinary major. Students who receive an Arabic Studies Minor will have a basic ability to use Standard Arabic as an informed understanding of the issues pertinent to the Arab world and knowledge of Arabic culture and language. For more information about our minor and its requirements, click on the Minor brochure for more information.
Regardless of whether or not students choose to complete our Minor in Arabic Studies there are numerous classes from which students of Arabic can benefit in over six different UIUC departments. Students of Arabic who take classes which examine the Arab World from anthropological, political science and religious studies frameworks will gain a unique perspective of the context in which Arabic is spoken that extends far beyond the classroom.
For your Arabic minor, you may to fill out a Minor Declaration Form here.
You may find the link for the Minor Modification Form here.
Arabic courses can also be used to satisfy various requirements of other minors across the university campus. The level of study varies by minor. Please click on the links below to learn more about the relevant minors.
Islamic World Studies Minor
Minor in African Studies
Global Studies Minor
Minor in Hindi Studies