Areas of Study

Middle East and North Africa Studies, minor

Core (9 credits)

  • Select one:
    • ARAB 101 - Beginning Arabic I
    • HBRW 101 - Beginning Hebrew I
  • Select one:
    • ARAB 102 - Beginning Arabic II (or higher)
    • HBRW 102 - Beginning Hebrew II (or higher)
  • IDST 265 - Introduction to Middle East and North Africa Studies

Electives (12 credits)

9 credits must be at the 300-400 level and from three different disciplines.

  • ARAB 201 - Intermediate Arabic I or higher
  • HBRW 201 - Intermediate Hebrew I or higher
  • HIST 216 - Israel/Palestine: One Land, Two Peoples
  • HIST 312 - Ancient Egypt
  • HIST 375 - History of Modern Middle East
  • HIST 376 - Modern North Africa
  • HIST 403 - Ancient Persia
  • HIST 415 - The Byzantine Empire
  • HIST 479 - De-Colonizing the Middle East
  • MLAN 220 - Gender in the Arab World
  • PHIL 349 - Islamic Philosophy
  • POLS 322 - Conflict and Peace Studies
  • POLS 329 - International Human Rights
  • POLS 330 - Middle Eastern Politics
  • POLS 338 - Politics of Weapons Proliferation
  • POLS 380 - Terrorism
  • POLS 410 - Ethnic Conflict and Nationalism
  • RSTD 218 - The Qur’an
  • RSTD 265 - The Vision of Judaism
  • RSTD 270 - The Vision of Islam
  • RSTD 361 - Hebrew Bible
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