The Department of Languages offers a variety of courses in Arabic, Greek and Chinese. To find out more about these programs, please visit the Department of Languages at 127 DeMille Hall on campus or give us a call at (714) 997-6843.
» Arabic, Greek and Chinese
+ - Arabic
Students taking the Arabic academic program develop skills in reading, writing, and speaking in Arabic commencing with the study of basic grammar and vocabulary. Students strengthen reading and writing skills through different mechanisms including popular media and literary selections while also noting customs and cultures of the Arabic-speaking world. The mission of the Arabic courses offered is to expand a students’ knowledge of the Arabic language and help students become global citizens. See what courses are offered in Arabic.
Students can also learn Arabic in countries where it is spoken. There are semester study abroad programs Morocco, United Arab Emirates, and Jordan where students have opportunities to take Arabic language courses and other humanities courses. Visit the Center for Global Education for more information.
+ - Greek
Students taking the Greek academic program develop skills in reading, writing, and speaking in Greek commencing with the study of basic grammar and vocabulary. Students strengthen reading and writing skills through different mechanisms offered by experts in the Greek language in the department of languages. See what courses are offered in Greek.
+ - Chinese
The mission of the Chinese Language Program is to serve the needs of the students at Chapman University with a program focusing on aiding students to broaden their educational horizon and achieving their career goals. Chinese language classes stress on learning from authentic materials. Elementary Chinese 101 and 102, and Intermediate Chinese 201 are the introductory courses that fulfill the language requirement at Chapman University. Students, with approval for the department, have the option of taking Independent Studies and Research and Conference classes for course credit. See what courses are offered in Chinese.
Students can also learn Chinese language during a semester abroad in China! Visit the Center for Global Education for more information.