Oman: Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
Conducted in English
Arabic Language will be offered in two levels (beginner and intermediate). Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) with Omani dialect will be taught by Omani instructors who are native Arabic speakers, and experienced in Arabic as a Foreign Language (AFL) methods. Arabic language course will comprise 3 credits. Click here for a Course Description.
Oman: Political Culture and Economic Development in the Gulf will comprise 1 credit
Excursions: Two trips to interior Oman towns and villages, including one overnight stay in Bedouin tents in the desert Sharqiya. Travel includes staff guides knowledgeable of the local culture, bus transportation and room and board.
Classes are scheduled Monday to Friday
Travel during class time is strictly prohibited.
1 credit Syllabus
Beginner Arabic Language Syllabus
Intermediate Arabic Language Syllabus
Location: Muscat, Oman
NY departure and return dates: January 1-25, 2013
Arrive in Muscat morning of January 2nd
Courses: 3 credits, Arabic Language (beginner or intermediate)
1 credit, Political Culture and Economic Development in the Gulf
Faculty: Center for International Learning
Housing: Shared Housing in Hotel (quad/triple suites)
Cost (includes all expenses below except airfare): $4045
CUNY tuition (for in-state, matriculated undergraduates): $920
Travel insurance: $37
Consolidated Fee (hotel, bus transport daily, lunch weekdays, field trips and excursions) : $3088
Total cost with airfare: $5245
Airfare: $1200 (estimate)
Minimum budget for meals and personal expenses of $20 to $25 per day (approximately $600)
Application Deadline: November 5, 2012
Programs are open to all undergraduate students from all CUNY campuses (unless restricted by level of study, language fluency, or other program criteria). Travel on Fridays and some Saturdays for some programs.
Education Abroad Office
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Queens College, CUNY
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Email: Education Abroad