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Last updated 3/28/13
FOREIGN LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT FOR THE B.A.
At USF Saint Petersburg, students can complete their foreign language requirement for the B.A., in Arabic.
In addition to the foreign language entrance requirement (as required by FS 240.233) all students applying for a Bachelor of Arts degree from USF St. Petersburg must demonstrate competency in a foreign language. To demonstrate this competency, students may take either two semesters of a beginning college-level foreign language or one semester of a higher-level course and earn a letter grade of “C” (no “S” grades) or above in the appropriate level course or demonstrate equivalent competency by passing an examination.
Arabic courses to satisfy the foreign language requirement:
ARA 1120: CR: ARA 1120L. An intensive study of basic skills: pronunciation, listening comprehension, speaking and some composition.
ARA 1120L: CR: ARA 1120. S/U only. A laboratory designed to offer additional practice using various instructional technologies and media. Concurrent enrollment with a lecture session is required, and, if dropped, then dropped simultaneously.
ARA 1121: PR: ARA 1120 or its equivalent. CR: ARA 1120L. A continuation of ARA 1120. More sophisticated oral/aural skills are attained. Basic reading skills are acquired.
ARA 1121L: CR: ARA 1121.Concurrent enrollment with a lecture session is required, and, if dropped, then dropped simultaneously. S/U only. A laboratory designed to offer additional practice using various instructional technologies and media.