CofC Logo

Arabic Language

Despite the relative difficulty of the Arabic language, national security issues and a tremendous increase in the availability of jobs for Arabic speakers in both public and private sectors have made it one of the most popular offerings in foreign language studies. All students can benefit from Arabic classes at the College of Charleston. 

Academic Information

Online Resources

Video Highlight

College of Charleston faculty members Naomi Gale (Schusterman professor of Israel studies) and Ghazi Abuhakema (professor of Arabic language and culture) talk about their groundbreaking coursework on the shared culture of the Middle East.
Video Icon(7:40)


Ghazi Abuhakema 
Office: 9 Glebe Room 200
Phone: 843.953.3988
Fax: 843.953.5002
Bio Page

George Fam 
Office: Bell 200-C
Phone: 843.953.8216
Fax: 843.953.7642
Bio Page

Ahmed Khorshid
Office: JC Long 329
Phone: 843.953.4801

Dolly H. Raad-Awkar 
Office: JC Long 326
Phone: 843.953.4885