MES 301J MES 301J. The Ancient Middle East. 3 Hours.
Same as Ancient History and Classical Civilization 310 (Topic 3), History 306Q, and Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures 301J. Survey the history of the Middle East from the beginning of the Neolithic period (9000 BCE) through the invasion of the region by Alexander the Great in 332 BCE and into the pre-Islamic era. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Ancient History and Classical Civilization 310 (Topic 3), History 306Q, Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures 301J, Middle Eastern Studies 301J.
Thirty-six semester hours of coursework in Middle Eastern studies, 27 of which must be upper-division coursework, consisting of the following: