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Fact Sheet:
Advisor:
Carol Lebold
Who Can Apply?:
UMA only - non-UMA students consult your study abroad office
Fields of Study:
Anthropology, Arabic, Bachelor's Degree with Individual Concentration (BDIC), Culture, History, International Relations, Linguistics, Middle Eastern Studies
Language(s) of Instruction:
Arabic, English
Language Prerequisite:
0 College-Level Semester, 2 College-Level Semesters
Language Credits Available:
6 credits +
Program Provider:
CET
Program Type:
Community Service Learning, Independent Research, Int. Language Studies, Internship (Part), Language & Culture Studies, Study Abroad
Housing:
Apartment
In Classes With:
Mostly International Students
Minimum Class Standing:
1st Semester Sophomore
Minimum GPA:
2.8
Classification of Credits Available:
Full-time
Program Description:

CET Jordan: Intensive Language

CET Jordan teacher whiteboard
Take intensive Arabic language courses--Modern Standard Arabic and Jordanian Dialect. During the semesters, up the ante by taking two content-based Arabic language courses as well. Jordanian roommates and language partners, and a full-time language pledge ensure that you speak Arabic only for the entire term. This program is for serious students with at least two previous semesters of university-level Arabic language study.

Your Arabic Will Improve by Leaps and Bounds.

  • Intensive Arabic language curriculum
  • Official Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) scores for a résumé or graduate school application
  • Content-based Arabic language courses during the semesters: literature, contemporary society, business, history, religion, politics
  • Full-time language pledge
  • Jordanian roommates
  • Local Arabic language partners
  • Open to students with at least 2 semesters of previous Arabic language study
Visit the CET website to apply and learn more about this program.

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year UMass/IPO Application Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2018 05/01/2018 ** Varies 08/28/2018 12/14/2018
Summer 2018 05/01/2018 ** Varies 06/16/2018 08/14/2018
Spring 2019 10/01/2018 10/01/2018 TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.