Minor in Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies

Requirements (32 units)

Requirements for a minor in Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies

Core Courses (16)
ANTH 358Peoples of the Middle East4
HIST 383Classical Islamic Civilization4
HUM 375The World of Islam4
PSCI 308Government and Politics of the Middle East4
Electives (16)
Sixteen units chosen from:16
Prehistory of the Middle East and Europe
Introduction to Arabic Literary Texts
Arabic Literature in Translation
Arabic Film and Culture
Contemporary Issues in Arab Culture: Emerging Architecture
Media in the Arab World
Special Topics in Classical Islamic Texts
Special Topics in Contemporary Arabic Literature
Advanced Topics in Media Studies (when the topic is Islamic/Middle East)
Studies in Literary Diversity (when the topic is Contemporary Middle Eastern Literature, Contemporary Middle Eastern Fiction, Non-western Women Writers)
Topics in Oral History (when the topic is Middle Eastern)
Modern Middle East
History of Christianity I
Arab-Israeli Conflict
Modern Iran
Topics in Modern Middle Eastern History
Nationalism and Conflict in the Middle East
U.S. Media and the Middle East
Iran-U.S. Relations
Seminar in Comparative Politics (when the topic is Islamic/Middle East)
An Independent Study course (595) chosen in anthropology, English, history, humanities or political science on a Middle Eastern topic.
Total Units32