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Arabic is the largest member of the Semitic language family in terms of number of speakers. Classified as Central Semitic, it is closely related to Hebrew and Aramaic. Modern Arabic is classified as a macrolanguage with 27 sub-languages. These varieties are spoken throughout the Arab world, and Standard Arabic is widely studied and known throughout the Islamic world.

Arabic is a discipline in the Liberal Arts division.

Current ARA course offerings:

ARA-101 Conversational Arabic I
ARA-102 Conversational Arabic II