The Arabic Program offers lower-division preparation for students who plan on transferring to pursue a bachelor’s degree in Arabic. Students planning to transfer and/or earn this associate degree may also need to complete additional requirements or electives required by the transfer institution, as many have unique admissions and preparation-for-the-major requirements. Students should meet with a counselor to identify required courses and to develop a written plan for their targeted university.
Program Student Learning Outcomes
Students who complete this program will be able to:
Demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of Arabic vocabulary.
Use proficient conversational skills in Arabic.
Read and write in Arabic.
Demonstrate introductory cultural and historic knowledge of Arabic speaking people.
*Course has a prerequisite, corequisite, limitation, or recommended preparation; see course description.
Associate in Arts Degree
Complete a minimum of 60 units including the total number of units described above and the General Education requirements with an overall GPA of 2.0 to qualify for the Associate in Arts degree. A minimum of 12 units must be completed at Saddleback College.
General Education Requirements for Associate Degrees
Refer to the Graduation Requirements or to the CSU-GE and IGETC patterns in this catalog for specific courses which meet general education requirements. Refer to ASSIST.org and to the transfer institution’s catalog for transfer requirements.