Minor in Writing (Interdisciplinary in Arabic)

This Minor helps graduates to work at media institutions, where they practice writing essays, reports and other types of writing to T.V., newspapers.. etc. This Minor also develop graduates skills and expertise, then prepare them to work in cultural associations and centers, where they put their theoretical experience in practice.

Program Objectives

  • To help students to develop graduate skills in writing for T.V, newspapers..etc.
  • To put a theoretical experience in practice and prepare students to work in cultural associations and centers

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Introduce an understanding of the different nature of, and skills required for professional and creative writing in Arabic.
  • Demonstrate greater skills in written communications in Arabic
  • Develop critical and creative language awareness.
  • Have an increased awareness of the place of creative and professional writing in Arabic within an increasingly globalized UAE society.
  • Improve aptitudes and skills necessary for further scholarship or employment in the domains in which Arabic writing is studied or practiced.

Degree Requirements

Required Credit Hours : minimum 18 hours

Students must take these courses

Required Courses (18.00 hours)

Credit Hours
ARB105Creative Writing3.000
ARB205Writing and Technology3.000
ARB305Professional Writing3.000
ARB405Training Practicum3.000
MSC235Principles of the Writing for Media  13.000
TRS200Introduction to Translation  23.000
1 : Mass Communication students take ARB 130
2 : Translation students take ARB 130