Sheridan's Arabic Studies major may be taken on either a full-time or part-time basis and is open to both domestic and international students.

Indicative Course Plan (Full-time student)

Year 1 Semester 1
AR101 Introductory Arabic 1
HU140 Creative Thinking
RS191 Academic and Professional Communication
+1 2nd Major / Minor / General Elective

Year 1 Semester 2
AR102 Introductory Arabic 2
CS100 Introduction to Christianity
+1 2nd Major / Minor / General Elective
+1 Minor / General Elective

Year 2 Semester 1
AR201 Elementary Arabic 1
HU250 Critical Thinking and Ethics
+1 Arabic Studies Elective
+1 Minor / General Elective

Year 2 Semester 2
AR202 Elementary Arabic 2
CS200 Survey of the Bible
RS292 Introduction to Research Methods
+1 Arabic Studies Elective

Year 3 Semester 1
AR301 Intermediate Arabic 1
CS300 Christianity as a Worldview
RS393 Research Project
+1 Arabic Studies Elective

Year 3 Semester 2
AR302 Intermediate Arabic 2
+1 Arabic Studies Elective
+1 Minor / General Elective
+1 Minor / General Elective

List of available units in the Arabic Studies major

Arabic Studies core units

  • AR101 Introductory Arabic 1
  • AR102 Introductory Arabic 2
  • AR201 Elementary Arabic 1
  • AR202 Elementary Arabic 2
  • AR301 Intermediate Arabic 1
  • AR302 Intermediate Arabic 2

Arabic Studies electives

  • FN362 Islamic Finance and Banking
  • HT315 Arabia Before Islam
  • LT320 Arabic Women's Poetry
  • PL216 Yemen in the Arab World
  • SO210 Cultures of the Middle East

Common Arts Core units

  • HU140 Creative Thinking
  • BU250 Critical Thinking and Ethics

Common Christian Studies Core units

  • CS100 Introduction to Christianity
  • CS200 Survey of the Bible
  • CS300 Christianity as a Worldview

Common Research Core units

  • RS191 Academic and Professional Communication
  • RS292 Research Methods
  • RS393 Research Project

General electives

  • 6 units chosen from any academic discipline