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Minor in Middle East Studies

Administered by History

Effective Fall 2012

Students will need to take 18 credit hours, six of which must be at the 300 or 400 level.

Core Requirement: (One of the following four courses) (3 credits)

HISTORY.145 History of the Muslim World to 1405

HISTORY.146 History of the Muslim World since 1405

HISTORY.456 History of the Modern Middle East

POLISCI.376 Government and Politics of the Middle East

Core Electives:

(Core requirement courses can also count as a core elective. However, No single course can double-count as a "requirement" and an "elective" at the same time. Students who take more than one of the core courses may use the extra courses towards their elective requirements.) (15 credits)

FRENCH.402 Contemporary Issues in Francophone Media

ARABIC.101 Arabic I

ARABIC.102 Arabic II

ENGLISH.283 Jewish Fictions: An International Perspective

ARTHSTRY.345 Art History of the Near East

ECONOMIC.340 Economics of the Middle East

HISTORY.457 History of the Early Ottoman Empire

HISTORY.458 History of the Late Ottoman Empire

Students may petition to have the following courses count toward the minor based on content:

EGGS.102 World Cultural Geography

POLISCI.181 Contemporary Issues in World Politics

POLISCI.280 Introduction to International Relations

POLISCI.345 Democratization and Regime Change

ANTHRO.102 Anthropology & World Problems

ANTHRO.320 Contemporary World Cultures

ANTHRO.495 Special Topics in Anthropology