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Minor Concentration Middle East Languages (18 credits)

Offered by: Arts - Dean's Office     Degree: Bachelor of Arts

Program Requirements

This program may be expanded to the Major Concentration Middle East Studies.

Complementary Courses (18 credits)

18 credits of Middle Eastern language - Arabic, Hebrew, Persian, Turkish (lists below), selected as follows:

Either
18 credits (3 levels) in one language, or
12 credits (2 levels) in one language and 6 credits (1 level) in another language.

Middle East Languages - Arabic

  • ISLA 521D1 Introductory Arabic (4.5 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Islamic Studies : Modern Standard Arabic. Focus on the development of speaking, listening, reading and writing skills, with an emphasis on the functional use of the language.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: David Nancekivell, Hala Jawlakh (Fall)

    • Fall and Winter
    • 5 lecture hours and laboratory
    • Prerequisite: Placement Test or permission of instructor
    • Students must register for both ISLA 521D1 and ISLA 521D2.
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both ISLA 521D1 and ISLA 521D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • ISLA 521D2 Introductory Arabic (4.5 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Islamic Studies : See ISLA 521D1 for course description.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: David Nancekivell, Hala Jawlakh, Shokry Gohar (Winter)

    • Winter
    • Prerequisite: ISLA 521D1
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both ISLA 521D1 and ISLA 521D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • ISLA 522 Lower Intermediate Arabic (6 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Islamic Studies

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: Shokry Gohar, David Nancekivell (Fall) Shokry Gohar (Winter)

    • Summer
    • 3 hours and laboratory
    • Prerequisite: ISLA 521D1/D2 or equivalent, Placement Test, or permission of instructor.
  • ISLA 522D1 Lower Intermediate Arabic (3 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Islamic Studies

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Shokry Gohar, David Nancekivell (Fall)

    • Fall and Winter
    • 3 hours and laboratory
    • Prerequisite: ISLA 521D1/D2 or equivalent, Placement Test, or permission of instructor.
    • Students must register for both ISLA 522D1 and ISLA 522D2.
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both ISLA 522D1 and ISLA 522D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
    • ISLA 522D1 and ISLA 522D2 together are equivalent to ISLA 522
  • ISLA 522D2 Lower Intermediate Arabic (3 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Islamic Studies : See ISLA 522D1 for course description.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Shokry Gohar (Winter)

    • Fall and Winter
    • Prerequisite: ISLA 522D1
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both ISLA 522D1 and ISLA 522D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
    • ISLA 522D1 and ISLA 522D2 together are equivalent to ISLA 522
  • ISLA 523D1 Higher Intermediate Arabic (3 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Islamic Studies

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: David Nancekivell, Robert Wisnovsky, Shokry Gohar (Fall)

    • Fall and Winter
    • 3 hours and laboratory
    • Prerequisite: ISLA 522D1/D2 or equivalent, Placement Test, or permission of instructor.
    • Students must register for both ISLA 523D1 and ISLA 523D2.
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both ISLA 523D1 and ISLA 523D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • ISLA 523D2 Higher Intermediate Arabic (3 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Islamic Studies : See ISLA 523D1 for course description.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Shokry Gohar, David Nancekivell, Robert Wisnovsky (Winter)

    • Winter
    • Prerequisite: ISLA 523D1
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both ISLA 523D1 and ISLA 523D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • ISLA 524 Advanced Arabic 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Islamic Studies : Advanced level of the Arabic language study.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Shokry Gohar, David Nancekivell (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: ISLA 523D1/D2, Placement Test, or permission of instructor.
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken ISLA 624 or ISLA 624D1/2.
    • Note: Language of instruction is Arabic.
  • ISLA 525 Advanced Arabic 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Islamic Studies : Advanced level of the Arabic language study.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: ISLA 524 or ISLA 624, Placement Test, or permission of instructor.
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken ISLA 624D1/2 or ISLA 625.
    • Note: Language of instruction is Arabic.

Middle East Languages - Hebrew

  • JWST 220D1 Introductory Hebrew (3 credits)

    Offered by: Jewish Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Jewish Studies : Language acquisition - introductory Hebrew.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Lea Fima, Nitza Parry (Fall)

    • Students must register for both JWST 220D1 and JWST 220D2.
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both JWST 220D1 and JWST 220D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • JWST 220D2 Introductory Hebrew (3 credits)

    Offered by: Jewish Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Jewish Studies : See JWST 220D1 for course description.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Nitza Parry, Lea Fima (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: JWST 220D1
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both JWST 220D1 and JWST 220D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • JWST 320D1 Intermediate Hebrew (3 credits)

    Offered by: Jewish Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Jewish Studies : This course is designed to integrate students at various levels into one group with the aim of improving their basic language skills and preparing them for advanced Hebrew.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Bracha Gams-Shauli (Fall)

    • Students must register for both JWST 320D1 and JWST 320D2.
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both JWST 320D1 and JWST 320D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
    • JWST 320D1 and JWST 320D2 together are equivalent to JWST 320
  • JWST 320D2 Intermediate Hebrew (3 credits)

    Offered by: Jewish Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Jewish Studies : See JWST 320D1 for course description.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Bracha Gams-Shauli (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: JWST 320D1
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both JWST 320D1 and JWST 320D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
    • JWST 320D1 and JWST 320D2 together are equivalent to JWST 320
  • JWST 340D1 Advanced Hebrew (3 credits)

    Offered by: Jewish Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Jewish Studies : Language acquisition - advanced Hebrew.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Bracha Gams-Shauli (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: JWST 200 or JWST 320 or permission of the Hebrew Language Coordinator
    • Students must register for both JWST 340D1 and JWST 340D2.
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both JWST 340D1 and JWST 340D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • JWST 340D2 Advanced Hebrew (3 credits)

    Offered by: Jewish Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Jewish Studies : See JWST 340D1 for course description.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Bracha Gams-Shauli (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: JWST 340D1
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both JWST 340D1 and JWST 340D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • JWST 367 Hebrew Language and Israeli Culture 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Jewish Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Jewish Studies : A post-advanced study of Hebrew language through an encounter with Israeli film, music and art as well as academic, journalistic, literary, and dramatic texts (all materials are in Hebrew).

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Lea Fima (Fall)

    • Fall
    • Prerequisite: JWST 340 or permission of instructor
  • JWST 368 Hebrew Language and Israeli Culture 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Jewish Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Jewish Studies : A post-advanced study of Hebrew language through an encounter with Israeli film, music and art as well as academic, journalistic, literary, and dramatic texts (all materials are in Hebrew).

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: Lea Fima (Fall) Lea Fima (Winter)

    • Winter
    • Prerequisite: JWST 340 or permission of instructor
  • JWST 369 Studies in Hebrew Language and Literature (3 credits)

    Offered by: Jewish Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Jewish Studies : To expand knowledge of grammar, and vocabulary and idioms in order to enhance reading comprehension and facility in writing and speaking. Of value to those interested in all aspects of Hebrew literature, classical and modern.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Fall
  • JWST 370 Studies in Hebrew Language and Literature (3 credits)

    Offered by: Jewish Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Jewish Studies : To expand knowledge of grammar, and vocabulary and idioms in order to enhance reading comprehension and facility in writing and speaking. Of value to those interested in all aspects of Hebrew literature, classical and modern.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Winter

Middle East Languages - Persian

  • ISLA 541D1 Introductory Persian (3 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Islamic Studies

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Pouneh Shabani-Jadidi (Fall)

    • Fall and Winter
    • 3 hours
    • Prerequisite: Placement Test or permission of instructor
    • Students must register for both ISLA 541D1 and ISLA 541D2.
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both ISLA 541D1 and ISLA 541D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • ISLA 541D2 Introductory Persian (3 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Islamic Studies : See ISLA 541D1 for course description.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Pouneh Shabani-Jadidi (Winter)

    • Winter
    • Prerequisite: ISLA 541D1
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both ISLA 541D1 and ISLA 541D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • ISLA 542D1 Lower Intermediate Persian (3 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Islamic Studies

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Pouneh Shabani-Jadidi (Fall)

    • Fall and Winter
    • 3 hours
    • Prerequisite: ISLA 541D1/D2 or equivalent, Placement Test, or permission of instructor.
    • Students must register for both ISLA 542D1 and ISLA 542D2.
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both ISLA 542D1 and ISLA 542D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • ISLA 542D2 Lower Intermediate Persian (3 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Islamic Studies : See ISLA 542D1 for course description.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Pouneh Shabani-Jadidi (Winter)

    • Winter
    • Prerequisite: ISLA 542D1
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both ISLA 542D1 and ISLA 542D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • ISLA 543 Upper Intermediate Persian 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Islamic Studies : Upper intermediate level of Persian language study.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Pouneh Shabani-Jadidi (Fall)

    • Fall
    • Prerequisite: ISLA 542D1/D2, Placement Test, or permission of instructor.
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken ISLA 642 or ISLA 643D1/D2.
    • Note: Language of instruction is Persian.
  • ISLA 544 Upper Intermediate Persian 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Islamic Studies : Continuation of upper intermediate level of Persian language study.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: ISLA 543 or ISLA 642, Placement Test, or permission of instructor.
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken ISLA 643 or ISLA 643D1/2.
    • Note: Language of instruction is Persian.
  • ISLA 545 Advanced Persian 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Islamic Studies : Advanced level of Persian language study.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Prashant Keshavmurthy (Winter)

    • Winter
    • Prerequisite: ISLA 544 or ISLA 643, Placement Test, or permission of instructor.
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken ISLA 644 or ISLA 644D1/2.
    • Note: Language of instruction is Persian.
  • ISLA 546 Advanced Persian 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Islamic Studies : Advanced level of Persian language study.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: ISLA 545 or ISLA 644, Placement Test, or permission of instructor.
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken ISLA 644D1/2 or ISLA 645.
    • Note: Language of instruction is Persian.

Middle East Languages - Turkish

Students who need to take a third level in Turkish should consult the Program Adviser for course options.

  • ISLA 532D1 Introductory Turkish (3 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Islamic Studies : Language acquisition - introductory Turkish.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Fall and Winter
    • 3 lecture hours plus conference and laboratory
    • Students must register for both ISLA 532D1 and ISLA 532D2.
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both ISLA 532D1 and ISLA 532D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • ISLA 532D2 Introductory Turkish (3 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Islamic Studies : See ISLA 532D1 for course description.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Winter
    • Prerequisite: ISLA 532D1
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both ISLA 532D1 and ISLA 532D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • ISLA 533D1 Lower Intermediate Turkish (3 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Islamic Studies : Language acquisition - lower intermediate Turkish.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Fall and Winter
    • 3 lecture hours plus conference and laboratory
    • Prerequisite: ISLA 532 or equivalent
    • Students must register for both ISLA 533D1 and ISLA 533D2.
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both ISLA 533D1 and ISLA 533D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • ISLA 533D2 Lower Intermediate Turkish (3 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Islamic Studies : See ISLA 533D1 for course description.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Winter
    • Prerequisite: ISLA 533D1
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both ISLA 533D1 and ISLA 533D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • ISLA 534D1 Higher Intermediate Turkish (3 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Islamic Studies : Language acquisition - higher intermediate Turkish.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: ISLA 532 or equivalent
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken ISLA 633D1/D2.
    • Students must register for both ISLA 534D1 and ISLA 534D2
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both ISLA 534D1 and ISLA 534D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • ISLA 534D2 Higher Intermediate Turkish (3 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Islamic Studies : See ISLA 534D1 for course description.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: ISLA 534D1
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both ISLA 534D1 and ISLA 534D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • ISLA 535D1 Advanced Turkish (3 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Islamic Studies : Language acquisition - advanced Turkish.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken ISLA 634D1/D2
    • Students must register for both ISLA 535D1 and ISLA 535D2
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both ISLA 535D1 and ISLA 535D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • ISLA 535D2 Advanced Turkish (3 credits)

    Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Islamic Studies : See ISLA 535D1 for course description.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: ISLA 535D1
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both ISLA 535D1 and ISLA 535D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
Faculty of Arts—2012-2013 (last updated Dec. 20, 2012) (disclaimer)