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Classical, Near Eastern and Religious Studies, Faculty of Arts

ARBC: Arabic Studies

Not all courses are offered every year. For current listings, consult the departmental website at: www.cnrs.ubc.ca.


ARBC 101 (3) Beginning Classical Arabic I
Classical Arabic, with an introduction to vocabulary and grammar and the reading of simple Qur'anic texts and wisdom sayings in the original.
ARBC 102 (3) Beginning Classical Arabic II
Classical Arabic, with further introduction to vocabulary and grammar and the reading of Qur'anic texts in the original.
Prerequisite: ARBC 101.
ARBC 201 (3) Intermediate Classical Arabic I
Classical Arabic. Designed to enrich vocabulary and grammar and to enhance fluency in reading and interpreting a range of Qur'anic texts.
Prerequisite: ARBC 102.
ARBC 202 (3) Intermediate Classical Arabic II
Classical Arabic. Designed to further enrich vocabulary and grammar and to enhance fluency in reading and interpreting longer texts from Qur'an, Hadith and other genres.
Prerequisite: ARBC 201.
ARBC 420 (3-12) d Supervised Study in Classical Arabic
Readings in religious and literary Arabic texts pertaining to the early and classical Islamic world. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
Prerequisite: ARBC 202.

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