Minor in Women and Culture (Arabic)

The Minor in Cognitive Science is an interdisciplinary program that investigates issues concerning the brain and the mind from the perspective of philosophy, psychology, linguistics, biology and information technology. The issues investigated include mental functions such as memory, perception, decision-making, linguistic competences and motor control. Students in the Minor choose a primary specialization in one of the core disciplines of the program and a secondary specialization in one of other core disciplines.

Program Objectives

  • Gain theoretical grounded in in women’s studies.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of representative works of women’s literature.
  • Improved critical and creative thinking applied to interdisciplinary perspectives on women.
  • Have an understanding of the relationships between contemporary cultural theses with local, regional and international patters

Program Learning Outcomes

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

  • Use some tools from women's studies to analyze Arabic literary, cultural and critical discourses
  • Apply some tools from women’s studies to analyze Arabic literary, cultural and critical.
  • Describe different critical perspectives on women's literary theory
  • Demonstrate an enhanced self awareness
  • Enhance a critical understanding of images of women in the media.
  • Demonstrate an understanding the rule and the image of women in spoken and written language through the history of writing and speaking.

Degree Requirements

Required Credit Hours : minimum 18 hours

Students must take these courses

Required Courses (18.00 hours)

Credit Hours
ARB115Womens Literary Theory3.000
ARB215Womens Studies & Arabic Literature3.000
ARB315Modern Women's Literature3.000
ARB415Seminar & Research in Women Studies3.000
LNG465Women and Language3.000
MSC487Women and Media3.000