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Strengthen your Arabic language skills or begin your Arabic journey with the Amideast Education Abroad program in Rabat, Morocco or Amman, Jordan! Students have the option of taking a blended Modern Standard and Colloquial Arabic course (8 credits) and a diverse set of area studies courses. Participants may also choose to simply take Colloquial Arabic (3 credits) by itself, which is required. The homestay family experience gives students an intimate look at daily life and culture, as well as the opportunity to hone their Arabic skills outside the classroom. Organized excursions span exciting locations across both host country options.
Every semester we also offer our Community-Based Learning course. This interdisciplinary course aims at strengthening students' knowledge of the Middle East through direct experience in local organizations and a series of lectures aimed at providing the theoretical framework for studying and interacting with local society, culture, and politics.
- Blended Modern Standard and colloquial Arabic course
- Onsite orientation and organized excursions
- Community-Based Learning course opportunity to volunteer in the community
- Area studies courses in Middle East & North Africa studies, history, political science, sociology, and indigenous studies