Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures
The major in Middle Eastern languages and cultures is offered with specialization in one of two tracks: literature and culture, or language.
Twenty-four semester hours, at least twenty-one of which must be upper-division, consisting of the following:
- Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures 301
- Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures 323
- Six semester hours of upper-division coursework in a single Middle Eastern language, chosen from Arabic, Hebrew, Persian, or Turkish, but excluding coursework conducted in English
- An additional twelve semester hours of upper-division coursework in one of the following tracks:
- Literature and culture: Middle Eastern languages and cultures coursework in Arabic-, Hebrew-, Persian-, and Turkish-speaking cultures and literatures
- Language: upper-division language coursework in Arabic, Hebrew, Persian, or Turkish; may be in a second Middle Eastern language, but excluding coursework conducted in English
Minor for Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures Majors
Twelve semester hours, including at least six hours of upper-division coursework, in any one other field of study in the University. If the minor is in a foreign language other than that used to fulfill the foreign language requirement or the major, the twelve semester hours may be lower-division but must include at least six hours beyond course 507 or the equivalent. Six of the required twelve semester hours must be taken in residence.