Middle Eastern Studies

Major

24 semester hours of coursework in Middle Eastern studies, 18 hours of which must be upper-division coursework, consisting of the following:

  1. Middle Eastern Studies 301K and 301L
  1. Six semester hours of upper-division coursework in a Middle Eastern language (Arabic, Hebrew, Persian, or Turkish)
  1. Three semester hours of upper-division coursework in each of the following areas:
    1. Social science: Middle Eastern Studies 341, Topics in the Middle East: Social Science.
    2. Arts and humanities: Middle Eastern Studies 342, Topics in the Middle East: Arts and Humanities.
    3. History: Middle Eastern Studies 343, Topics in the Middle East: History.
  2. Three additional semester hours of upper-division coursework in Middle Eastern studies.

Students must complete the equivalent of at least two years of a Middle Eastern language (normally Arabic, Hebrew, Persian, or Turkish). Credit used to fulfill this requirement may also be used to fulfill the foreign language requirement.