University of Minnesota
The University of Minnesota, founded in 1851, is located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The university serves over 34,000 students, and the campus size is over 1,000 acres. The campus is unique in that it stretches over two major cities - Minneapolis and St. Paul, known as the twin cities. The university’s Carlson School of Management, College of Education and Human Development and law school are well known and highly ranked.
The Arabic program at the University of Minnesota consists of intensive Arabic language classes and the development of intercultural competence and training in the literary history and cultural practices of the Arab world. The program offers three levels of intensive Modern Standard Arabic and two semesters of colloquial Arabic. Ten-week intensive sessions of beginning and intermediate MSA and colloquial Arabic are also offered in summer.
Students can pursue a BA or minor in Asian languages & literatures with an Arabic sub-plan. All Asian languages & literatures minors consist of a language component and a number of content courses related to the sub-plan.
Additional opportunities: Summer Arabic Program, The TandemPlus Language Exchange Program, Study Abroad options in Fez, Morocco, Amman, Jordan, and the option to study Hebrew in Israel.