Middle Eastern Studies

Major

Thirty-six semester hours of coursework in Middle Eastern studies, 27 of which must be upper-division coursework, consisting of the following:


  1. Six semester credit hours, chosen from Middle Eastern Studies 301J301K, 301L, 310C, 310RIslamic Studies 310
  2. Middle Eastern Studies 301C
  3. Six semester hours of upper-division coursework in a Middle Eastern language (Arabic, Hebrew, Persian, or Turkish)
  4. 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.
  5. Nine upper-division hours chosen from a single track, consisting of one of the following (courses used to fulfill this requirement must be in addition to items 3 and 4):  
    1. Arabic
    2. Hebrew
    3. Turkish
    4. Persian
    5. Ancient Near East
    6. Islamic Studies
    7. History
    8. Literature 
  6. Middle Eastern Studies 323C