Through DePaul's Arabic Studies minor, students will develop a basic grasp of the Arabic language and gain an overview of Islamic literature and civilization.

Course Requirements​

  • Three quarters of college-level Arabic language (at any level).
  • Five additional courses focusing on the Arab world from at least two different disciplines, chosen in consultation with an advisor or faculty member, from the current approved Arabic Studies Allied Course List.

Arabic Studies Allied Course List


Art and Architecture, History of



International Studies

Islamic World Studies

Modern Languages


Political Science

Religious Studies


Women's and Gender Studies

Students majoring in Arabic Studies (BA) or minoring in Arabic Language are restricted from earning this minor.