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Bachelor of Arts in Persian LanguageBack

  • Mission and Learning Outcomes

    Program Mission

    The program aims to prepare specialists in the Persian language, who are able to translate different types of Persian texts into Arabic and vice versa, and who are well-equipped with discourse analysis tools that enable them to analyze, linguistically and pragmatically, different types of Persian discourse, political discourse, religious discourse, military discourse, economic discourse, social discourse and media discourse. Therefore, graduates would to be able to meet the needs of the ministries, government institutions and private companies which are related to Iranian society.

    Program Objectives

    The program’s objectives are to provide students with the following competencies and skills:

    • Understanding the nature of the Persian language and how to deal with it.
    • Studying the modern Iranian society, its developments and achievements.
    • Understanding the principles of discourse analysis.
    • Understanding the knowledge assets of Arabic.
    • Recognizing Islamic sects and schools.
    • Linguistic analysis of sentence in the Persian language.
    • Translating texts from Persian into Arabic and vice versa.
    • Writing in the Persian language on different subjects.
    • Speaking Persian fluently.
    • Dealing with Persian dialectical, encrypted and enigmatic writings.
    • Discourse analysis in Persian in its linguistic and pragmatic dimensions.
    • Scientific research foundations and procedures.
    • Ability to use a computer and the internet.
    • Simultaneous and consecutive interpretation from Persian to Arabic and vice versa.

    Learning Outcomes

    When graduates complete the program’s requirements they will be able to:

    • Speak Persian fluently.
    • Translate different types of written texts from Persian into Arabic and vice versa.
    • Translate and analyze different types of Persian discourse.
    • Simultaneous and consecutive interpretation from Persian to Arabic and vice versa.
    • Write in the Persian language on different subjects.
    • Conduct research and studies about the Persian Language.
  • College Requirements

    These courses can be chosen from set of courses in the major apart from the above courses (9 credits) and from any other program at the University for which you meet the entry requirements (9 credits). Alternatively, you can choose a Minor (6 courses) in a specialization other than English.

    Requirements Credit Hours
    University Requirements 42 credit hours
    Compulsory Courses 84 credit hours
    Open Electives 6 credit hours
    Total 132 credit hours
  • Curriculum

    TOTAL CREDITS: 132 Credit Hours

    University Requirements: 42 Credit Hours

    COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE PREREQUISITE CREDIT HOURS
    100 غ ل Communication Skills in Arabic I No Prerequisite 3
    105 غ ل Communication Skills in Arabic II 100 غ ل 3
    100 ج ل English I Pass the placement test 3
    105 ج ل English II 100 ج ل 3
    110 ج ل English Skills III 105 ج ل 3
    100 س ث Islamic Culture No Prerequisite 3
    100 ح م Introduction to Information Technology No Prerequisite 3
    100 ر م Principles of Mathematics No Prerequisite 3
    100 ط ع Natural Sciences No Prerequisite 3
    100 م خ Professional Ethics No Prerequisite 3
    100 ن ع General Psychology No Prerequisite 3
    100 إ م UAE & GCC Society No Prerequisite 3
    100 ع ح General Statistics No Prerequisite 3
    100 ج د م University Study Skills No Prerequisite 3

    Compulsory Courses: 84 Credit Hours

    COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE PREREQUISITE CREDIT HOURS
    200 ف ل ق Persian Grammar No Prerequisite 3
    200 ح إ ت Iran's history and civilization No Prerequisite 3
    200 إ م Iranian society No Prerequisite 3
    200 م س Listening and Speaking 1 200 ف ل ق 3
    210 م س Listening and Speaking 2 200 م س 3
    210 د م lexicography and semantics in Persian 200 ف ل ق 3
    220 خ ت Discourse Analysis 105 غ ل 3
    220 ل ت Linguistic analysis 210 د م 3
    220 ف ل ث The Persian Language culture 210د م 3
    220 م س Listening and Speaking 3 210 م س 3
    220 ح ف س Modern Persian Styles 1 210 م س 3
    220 ت م Introduction to translation 210 د م 3
    300 ق غ ع Contrastive linguistics 200ف ل ق+ 105 غ ل 3
    300 ح ف س Modern Persian Styles 2 220 ح ف س 3
    310 ج ن ت Translation of social and economic texts 300 ق غ ع+ 220 ت م 3
    310 ع ن ت Translation of military and strategic texts 220 ت م+ 300ق غ ع 3
    310 ف ش Persian poetry (History and verses) 210 م س+ 200 ف ل ق 3
    310 م ق Story and Drama in Persian literature 220ح ف س+ 200ف ل ق 3
    310 ح ف س Modern Persian Styles 3 300 ح ف س 3
    400 س ف ن Persian texts in the political system of Iran 220 ف ل ث 3
    320 س ف ن Persian texts in the political thought of Iran 220 ف ل ث 3
    400 ق د Comparative Literature 310 م ق+ 310ف ش 3
    400 م ن ت Translation of oral texts 300 ق ف ع+ 220 ت م+ 220 م س 3
    400 ت ت Simultaneous interpretation 400 م ن ت 3
    400 ف ت Spontaneous interpretation 400 ت ت 3
    400 ع ح ت Translation and analysis of Persian media discourse 310 ع ن ت+ 220 ف ل ث+ 220 خ ت+ 400 م ن ت+ 310 ج ن ت 3
    400 س ح ت Translation and analysis of Persian political discourse 310 ج ن ت+ 310 ع ن ت+ 220 خ ت+ 320 س ف ن+ 400 م ن ت 3
    400 ت م Graduation Project 108 Credit Hours 3

    Elective Courses: 6 Credit Hours

    COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE PREREQUISITE CREDIT HOURS
    200 إ ع ع Arab-Iranian relations - 3
    400 ف و Persian Documents on foreign policy of Iran 320 س ف ن 3
    400 س ف Principles of al-Faqih political mandate 320 س ف ن 3
    210ع ب Arabic Rhetoric 105 غ ل 3
    220 ع ش Modern Arabic Poetry 105 غ ل 3
    220 أ ن Literary Criticism 105 غ ل 3
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