Courses for the Major/Minor

ARB 1111 - 001 Basic Arabic I CRN: 22884
Days: MWF from 09:30 am to 10:20 am Location: TBA TR from 10:00 am to 11:15 am Location: TBA
Instructors: Barbara Susan Romaine (P)
Attributes: Arab and Islamic Studies

ARB 1111 - 002 Basic Arabic I CRN: 22885
Days: MWF from 11:30 am to 12:20 pm Location: TBA TR from 11:30 am to 12:45 pm Location: TBA
Instructors: Barbara Susan Romaine (P)
Attributes: Arab and Islamic Studies

ARB 1121 - 001 Intermediate Arabic I CRN: 22886
Days: MWF from 08:30 am to 09:20 am Location: TBA TR from 08:30 am to 09:45 am Location: TBA
Instructors: Barbara Susan Romaine (P)
Attributes: Arab and Islamic Studies

ARB 1131 - 001 Intensive Adv Arabic I CRN: 22887
Days: MW from 01:30 pm to 02:45 pm Location: TBA
Instructors: Elsayed M. Omran (P)
Attributes: Arab and Islamic Studies

ARB 2142 - 001 Arab Culture CRN: 22889
Days: MW from 04:30 pm to 05:45 pm Location: TBA
Instructors: Elsayed M. Omran (P)
Attributes: Arab and Islamic Studies, Diversity Requirement 3, Writing Enriched Requirement

AIS 3000 - DL1 Egypt CRN: 21433 Days: Distance Learning
Instructors: Marwan Kreidie (P)
Attributes: Distance Learning
Comment: Course is open to all Villanova students; Please contact either Marwan Kreidie or Lowell Gustafson to register; Course includes a trip to Egypt over Fall Break; Additional cost will be $2,650 and includes airfare, hotel, ground transportation and meals; Study will be done as a distance learning course that students can work on at any time of day.

COM 3342 - 001 International Cinema CRN: 23421
Days: W from 09:30 am to 12:00 pm Location: TBA
Instructors: Nasser N. Chour (P)
Attributes: Arab and Islamic Studies , Diversity Requirement 3, Fine Arts Requirement

ARB 3412 - 001 Arab Spring of 2011: Egypt CRN: 22888
Days: MW from 03:00 pm to 04:15 pm Location: TBA
Instructors: Elsayed M. Omran (P)

AIS 4100 - 100 SEM: Arab Awakening CRN: 21434
Days: M from 06:10 pm to 08:50 pm Location: TBA
Instructors: Marwan Kreidie (P)

HIS 4365 - 001 Modern India and Pakistan CRN: 22313
Days: MW from 01:30 pm to 02:45 pm Location: TBA
Instructors: Elizabeth D. Kolsky (P)
Attributes: Arab and Islamic Studies, Diversity Requirement 3

PSC 4900 - 001 The Arab States CRN: 21935
Days: TR from 11:30 am to 12:45 pm Location: TBA
Instructors: Catherine Warrick (P)
Attributes: Arab and Islamic Studies, Core Social Science, Diversity Requirement 3, Writing Enriched Requirement

THL 5150 - 001 Introduction to Islam CRN: 22558
Days: TR from 10:00 am to 11:15 am Location: TBA
Instructors: Shams C. Inati (P)
Attributes: Africana Studies Minor/Conc, Arab and Islamic Studies, Advanced Theology, Diversity Requirement 3

THL 5150 - 002 Introduction to Islam CRN: 22559
Days: TR from 02:30 pm to 03:45 pm Location: TBA
Instructors: Shams C. Inati (P)
Attributes: Africana Studies Minor/Conc, Arab and Islamic Studies, Advanced Theology, Diversity Requirement 3

THL 5170 - 001 Islamic Philosophy & Theology CRN: 22560
Days: TR from 11:30 am to 12:45 pm Location: TBA
Instructors: Shams C. Inati (P)
Attributes: Arab and Islamic Studies, Advanced Theology, Diversity Requirement 3

Course Credits
ARB 1111 - Basic Arabic I 6
ARB 1112 - Basic Arabic II 6
ARB 1121 - Intermediate Arabic I 5
ARB 1122 - Intermediate Arabic II 5
ARB 1123 - Intermediate Arabic I 3
ARB 1124 - Intermediate Arabic II 3
ARB 1125 - Intermediate Arabic III 3
ARB 1131 - Intensive Adv Arabic I 3
ARB 1132 - Intensive Adv Arabic II 3
ARB 1141 - Intro to Coll Egypt Arabic 3
ARB 2100 - Arabic Lit in English Trans 3
ARB 2142 - Arab Culture 3
COM 3342 - International Cinema 3
FRE 2218 - Franco Writers & Cult Identity 3
HIS 4031 - Islamic Civilization to 1800 3
HIS 4090 - Women in the Middle East 3
HIS 4095 - Top Middle Eastern Hist 3
HIS 4360 - History of Modern South Asia 3
HIS 4365 - History of India & Pakistan 3
HUM 4000 - Jews,Christians,Muslims:Dialog 3
PHI 3160 - History of Islamic Phil 3
PSC 4200 - South Asia 3
PSC 4900 - The Arab States 3
PSC 5900 - Middle East International Rels 3
THL 5150 - Introduction to Islam 3
THL 5160 - Islamic Mysticism 3
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THL 5180 - Islamic Political Thought 3
THL 5270 - Rel in India & S E Asia 3
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Additional Information

Study Abroad
The Center for Arab and Islamic Studies is developing its study abroad programs in the region and is currently offering program in Jordan, Egypt, and the Gulf States. We strongly encourage study abroad for at least a semester.

Programming
AIS is committed to student and faculty learning. So the Center organizes lectures, film series, conferences, discussions, and outreach programs for the University and the Greater Philadelphia communities, in addition to hosting academic seminars by well-known scholars.

All Welcomed
These programs are open to students in all colleges. They provide a background for advanced professional studies, for personal enrichment as well as for careers in government or business related to the Arab and Islamic worlds.