Why Study Amharic?
Amharic is the official language of Ethiopia with close to 30 million speakers. It is also the second most-spoken Semitic language in the world after Arabic.
Foreign Language Requirements
Most students at Howard University have a foreign language requirement to graduate. Depending on their major, students typically take between two to four semesters of a foreign language. Enrolling in Amharic language courses at Howard will count towards the foreign language requirement. The course sequence for the basic Amharic language courses is as follows:
Amharic I - (AMHR 001)
Amharic II - (AMHR 002)
Amharic III - (AMHR 003)
Amharic IV - (AMHR 004)
Amharic Independent Study - (AMHR 190)