Courses in Middle Eastern Studies

Core Course
  • AMES 250 - Critical Issues in Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
Advanced Arabic Language Courses
  • ARAB 290: Topics in Arabic Dialects
  • ARAB 301: Advanced Arabic I: Introduction to Arabic Literature and Society
  • ARAB 302: Advanced Arabic II: Arabic Literature and Society
  • ARAB 303: Media Arabic 
  • ARAB 304: Introduction to Arabic Dialects
  • ARAB 305: Directed Readings in Arabic
  • ARAB 306: Directed Readings in Arabic
  • ARAB 307: Arab Civilization in Transition: Self, Culture, and Society in the Modern Period
  • ARAB 308: Bridging Heritage and Modernity: Modern Forms and Classical Themes in Arabic Literary Writing
  • ARAB 401: Classical Arabic Literature
  • ARAB 411: Independent Study in Arabic
History & Politics
  • GOVT 339 - Middle Eastern Political Systems 
  • HIST 171 - History of the Middle East to 1400 
  • HIST 172 - Modern Middle East since 1400
Religion & Anthropology

RELG 212 - Introduction to Islam
RELG 317 - Women in Islam: Tradition and Change 
RELG 318 - Islam in the Modern World
ANTH 331 - Culture and Society in the Modern Middle East and North Africa 
ANTH 333 - Anthropology of Islam 
ANTH 350 - Special Topics in Anthropology (Middle Eastern Topics Only)
ANTH 470 - Senior Seminar in Anthropology  (Middle Eastern Topics Only)

Literature & the Arts
  • MUSC 372 - Music Cultures of the Middle East 
  • MUSC 367 - Topics in Ethnomusicology - Middle Eastern Topics Only (e.g. Mediterranean Musical Mosaic)
  • ARAB 309 - Survey of Arabic Literature in Translation 
  • ARAB 310 - Topics in Modern Arabic Literature in Translation
  • ARAB 311 Special Topics in Arabic (can be repeated for credit)
  • ARTH 330 - Topics in Art History (Middle Eastern Topics Only)
  • ARTH 460 - Seminar Topics in Art History (Middle Eastern Topics Only)
Electives 
  • AMES 290: Topics in Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
  • AMES 390: Topics in Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
  • AMES 480: Independent Study in Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
  • ANTH 150: Freshman Seminar (Middle Eastern topics only)
  • ANTH 331: Culture and Society in the Modern Middle East and North Africa
  • ANTH 333: Anthropology of Islam
  • ANTH 350: Special Topics in Anthropology (Middle Eastern topics only)
  • ANTH 470: Senior Seminar in Anthropology (Middle Eastern topics only)
  • ARAB 150: Freshman Seminar
  • ARAB 150: Freshman Seminar: Introduction to Arab World Through Film
  • ARAB 290: Topics in Arabic Dialects
  • ARAB 307: Arab Civilization in Transition: Self, Culture, and Society in the Modern Period (in Arabic)
  • ARAB 308: Bridging Heritage and Modernity: Modern Forms and Classical Themes in Arabic Literary Writing (in Arabic)
  • ARAB 309 Survey of Arabic Literature in Translation
  • ARAB 310 Topics in Modern Arabic Literature in Translation
  • ARAB 311 Special Topics in Arabic (can be repeated for credit)
  • ARAB 401: Classical Arabic Literature
  • ARAB 411: Independent Study in Arabic
  • ARTH 330: Topics in Art History (Middle Eastern topics only)
  • ARTH 460: Seminar Topics in Art History (Middle Eastern topics only)
  • GBST 390: Topics in Global Studies (Middle Eastern topics only)
  • GBST 480: Independent Study in Global Studies (Middle Eastern topics only)
  • GBST 498: Internship
  • GOVT 339: Middle Eastern Political Systems
  • GOVT 312: Politics of Developing Countries
  • GOVT 391: Topics in Government (Middle Eastern topics only)
  • GOVT 491: Seminar in Government (Middle Eastern topics only)
  • HIST 150W: Freshman Seminar (Middle Eastern Topics Only)
  • HIST 171: History of the Modern Middle East I
  • HIST 172: History of the Modern Middle East II
  • HIST 211/212: Topics in History (Middle Eastern topics only)
  • HIST 311/312: Topics in History (Middle Eastern topics only)
  • HIST 490C: Topics in History (Middle Eastern topics only)
  • HIST 491C: Topics in History (Middle Eastern topics only)
  • MUSC 367: Topics in Ethnomusicology (Middle Eastern Topics Only)
  • MUSC 372: Music Cultures of the Middle East
  • RELG 211: Introduction to the History of Jewish Thought
  • RELG 212: Introduction to Islam
  • RELG 308: Topics in Religion (Islamic topics only)
  • RELG 317: Women and Islam
  • RELG 318: Islam in the Modern World