Arabic and International Business Majors

International business is an interdisciplinary major that offers students an opportunity to combine two emphases, one in a language and one in regional/cultural studies, and to create a focused program of study suited to their individual interests and career goals.  Students may select Arabic/Middle East and North Africa as their regional/cultural studies emphasis. Requirements for this emphasis are listed below.

Preparation for the Major

II. Language Emphasis: Arabic 101, 102, 201, 202

III. Regional/ Cultural Studies Emphasis (Middle East & North Africa): History 100 (World history to 1500) & 101 (World History 1500 to present).


II. Language Emphasis: Arabic 301, 302, and 350 or 496 (12 units)

III. Regional/ Cultural Studies Emphasis: Minimum of nine units, with no more than six units from one department, selected from Arabic 330; History 473, 474, 475,  574; Political Science 363; Religious Studies 310, 328, 330