Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, Minor

The minor in Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies requires a minimum of five courses chosen from a minimum of two different departments. No more than three courses may be taken from one department. The courses that the students can choose from are listed below. Relevant special topics courses, study abroad courses, and new courses may be accepted towards the minor upon the approval of the program coordinator.

ARA 101Elementary Arabic I3
ARA 102Elementary Arabic II3
HIS 285Arab-Israeli Conflict3
HIS 361Ottomans and Modern Turkey3
HIS 371The Middle East3
HIS 372The Modern Middle East3
HIS 222Rivalries: Central Asia & Afghanistan3
POL 376Politics/Middle East3
REL 211Introduction to Hebrew Scriptures3
REL 219Introduction to Christian Scriptures3
REL 315Prophecy in Ancient Israel3
REL 370Islam3
REL 375Islam and the West (Comparative Religion)3