Study Arabic at USC
Arabic is one of the most important languages in the world.
the official language of twenty-six countries
the first language of nearly 300 million native speakers
one of the six international languages of the United Nations
the language of the Qur’an and Muslim prayer, used by more than a billion people in worship
in the Middle Ages, the most widespread language of scholarship, philosophy, and science in the world
the living medium of a vibrant and constantly developing modern literature
Arabic provides opportunities for research and communication from NW Africa to Iraq and the Persian Gulf and beyond.
We offer a three-year (six semester) sequence of Arabic courses as well as modular courses in colloquial Arabic dialects, media Arabic, and classical Arabic.
- USC Middle East Studies Program
- Taper Hall 449
- 3501 Trousdale Parkway
- Los Angeles, CA 90089-0151
- Images courtesy of Ed Ou Photography and USC Dornsife Office of Overseas Studies
- Phone: (213) 740 - 2795