University of Mississippi
The University of Mississippi, known as "Ole Miss," was founded in 1844, and is located in Oxford, Mississippi. Ole Miss has a large number of fraternities and sororities that about 35 percent of students join. Sports are also popular at the university as the Ole Miss Rebels sports teams compete in the NCAA Division I Southeastern Conference. The University is well known for its research programs such as the Center for the Study of Southern Culture, the National Center for Physical Acoustics, the Mississippi Law Research Institute. The university is well known for its English, Political Science, Business, and Law Schools.
The University's Arabic language program is housed within the Department of Modern Languages. The Arabic Language Major is designed to prepare outstanding students at the University of Mississippi for work in occupations involving knowledge of complex Arabic constructions. Advanced level coursework includes Media Arabic, colloquial, literature, and Intro to the Qur'an.