The course topic will vary with the instructor. Class Notes: IMPORTANT REGISTRATION NOTE: Qur'anic Arabic is a 3-credit-hour course. ASIA 490 is a variable-credit course number, so when you enroll, you should see a pop-up box asking you to choose the number of credit hours you want to enroll for. You must choose 3.Arabic majors/minors, please note: this course will count toward the major and can take the place of ARAB 300. It also counts as one of the language courses for the minor.