Michigan State University
Michigan State University, founded in 1855, was the first land-grant institution in the country, and currently, serves a student population of just over 39,000. Located in East Lansing, Michigan, the university has over 600 student clubs and organizations, including over 50 greek organizations. Though Michigan State University has a higher admission rate than the University of Michigan, the school's student population and academics are comparable. The University's most well-known academic programs are Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Social Sciences, Biological and Biomedical Sciences and Engineering.
The Bachelor of Arts degree in Arabic is designed to develop both the linguistic and intercultural skills of students to an advanced level of language competency. Students will study modern standard Arabic and Arabic culture and literature. The major focuses on creating proficient speakers of Arabic who can apply their language skills in a variety of disciplines and careers. Students who plan to complete the requirements for the major should consult the undergraduate advisor.
The school's requirements include four years of language study, three courses in special topics of Arab culture, a capstone project, and two cognate courses.