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Previous Minor in Middle Eastern Studies

The minor in Middle Eastern Studies requires six courses (18 credit hours) selected from the courses below. While not required, students are strongly encouraged to take courses in Arabic language.

Lines 1, 2, 3 and 4. (required)
  • RELG 212: Introduction to Islam
  • HIST 171: The Modern Middle East I (1516-1798)
  • HIST 172: The Modern Middle East II (1798-present)
  • GOVT 339: Middle Eastern Political Systems
Lines 5 and 6. (choose two)
  • ANTH 150: Freshman Seminar (Middle Eastern topics only)
  • ANTH 350: Topics in Anthropology (Middle Eastern topics only)
  • ARAB 150: Freshman Seminar
  • ARAB 301: Advanced Arabic I: Intro to Arabic Literature/Society (ARAB 202 or consent of instructor)
  • ARAB 302: Advanced Arabic II: Intro to Arabic Literature/Society (ARAB 301 or consent of instructor)
  • ARAB 309: Survey of Arabic Literature in Translation
  • ARAB 310: Topics in Modern Arabic Literature in Translation
  • GBST 390: Topics in Global Studies (Middle Eastern topics only)
  • GOVT 391: Topics in Government (Middle Eastern topics only)
  • GOVT 491: Seminar in Government (Middle Eastern topics only)
  • HIST 490C: Topics in History (Middle Eastern topics only)
  • HIST 491C: Topics in History (Middle Eastern topics only)
  • HIST 490: Topics in History (Middle Eastern topics only)
  • HIST 491: Topics in History (Middle Eastern topics only)
  • INRL 390: Topics in International Relations (Middle Eastern topics only)
  • RELG 307: Topics in Religion (Islamic topics only)
  • RELG 308: Topics in Religion (Islamic topics only)
  • RELG 317: Women in Islam: Tradition and Change
  • RELG 318: Islam in the Modern World