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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Service Learning Minimum GPA Required: 3.00
Class Level: Junior, Senior Language of Instruction: English
Housing Options: Apartment, Homestay Areas of Study: Arabic
Program Description:

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Area & Arabic Language Studies in Jordan (Semester/Academic Year)

 
In this semester/academic year program in Amman, Jordan, students will take 12-17 credits per semester and have the option of both Arabic and Area Studies courses. Students can live with host families or in AMIDEAST-provided apartments. There will be multiple excursions per semester, including to Wadi Rum & Petra. The fall semester starts in late August and runs until mid-December. The spring semester beings in mid-January and runs until early May. 
 
Academic Overview:
 
  •  Colloquial Jordanian Arabic (3 credits) - required
  • Modern Standard Arabic (5 credits) - recommended
  • Elective Area Studies Courses taught in English, including a Community-based Learning option. Recent courses have been drawn from Art, History, Political Science, Sociology & Women's Studies  
Students enrolled in AMIDEAST's Education Abroad Program in Amman will have opportunities to study fascinating Middle East topics in a program based at AMIDEAST's facilities in Amman's Abdoun district. AMIDEAST Education Abroad Program courses in Amman are taught by a select group of Jordanian professors from a variety of institutions in and around Amman. These lecturers possess a strong instructional experience in English-speaking environments. All faculty members have received post-graduate degrees from North American or European universities, or have spent considerable time at English-medium institutions as students, faculty members, visiting faculty or visiting researchers.

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Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year Application Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2019 04/01/2019
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Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2019-2020 04/01/2019
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Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring 2020 10/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Applications are reviewed on a rolling-admissions basis. Early application is encouraged, as programs may reach capacity before the deadline.

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