Department of Asian and Near Eastern Languages

The Department of Asian and Near Eastern Languages is located in room 3064 of the Joseph F. Smith Building (JFSB).
Arabic
A full range of Arabic courses are taught at BYU through the Department of Asian and Near Eastern Languages. The department offers an undergraduate minor in Arabic and participates in the interdisciplinary major, Middle East Studies/Arabic. Arabic is also a language specialization in the Second Language Teaching MA program. Intensive courses in Arabic are regularly offered during the Summer Term by the Department of Asian and Near Eastern Languages. The Humanities Technology Research Support Center also offers a FLATS proficiency exam in Arabic.
Region:
Africa, Asia and Middle East
FLATS exam:
Cantonese
Classes in Cantonese are taught at BYU through the Department of Asian and Near Eastern Languages. The department also administers a Cantonese Credit Exam for BYU students. The Humanities Technology Research Support Center also offers a FLATS proficiency exam in Cantonese.
Region:
Asia and Middle East
FLATS exam:
Chinese (Mandarin)
A full range of Mandarin Chinese courses is taught at BYU through the Department of Asian and Near Eastern Languages. The department offers undergraduate majors and minors in both Chinese and Chinese Teaching. Chinese is also a language specialization in the Second Language Teaching MA program. The department administers a Chinese Credit Exam for BYU students.
Region:
Asia and Middle East
FLATS exam:
Hebrew
A full range of Hebrew courses (both Modern Hebrew and Biblical Hebrew) are taught at BYU through the Department of Asian and Near Eastern Languages. The department offers an undergraduate minor in Hebrew. Intensive courses in Hebrew are offered by the Department of Asian and Near Eastern Languages during Summer Term.
Region:
Asia and Middle East
FLATS exam:
Japanese
A full range of Japanese courses are taught at BYU through the Department of Asian and Near Eastern Languages. The department offers undergraduate majors and minors in both Japanese and, with department approval, Japanese Teaching. Japanese is also a language specialization in the Second Language MA program. The department administers a Japanese Credit Exam for BYU students and offers intensive courses in Japanese during Summer Term. The Humanities Technology Research Support Center also offers a FLATS proficiency exam in Japanese.
Region:
Asia and Middle East, Northern Asia and Russia
FLATS exam:
Korean
A full range of Korean courses are taught at BYU through the Department of Asian and Near Eastern Languages. The department offers an undergraduate major and minor in Korean. The department also administers a Korean Credit Exam for BYU students. The Humanities Technology Research Support Center also offers a FLATS proficiency exam in Korean.
Region:
Asia and Middle East
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