The Middle East Studies Interdisciplinary Minor

The Middle East Studies interdisciplinary minor is open to students majoring in any department or program who also wish to pursue the disciplined study of the history, politics, culture, and religions of the Middle East.


Courses You Might Take

HIS 175

Mid East,610-1453:Formtn Islam


Political, social, cultural and religious history of the Middle East from late antiquity to the end of the Middle Ages. Cultural identity and political legitimacy within Classical and medieval Islamic civilization. 

Satisfies a requirement in the Arab Studies…

ARB 331

Visual Novels (Arab World)


This class will exam visual adaptations of important novels from the Arab world. Through discussions, readings, presentations, screenings of miniseries, weekly compositions, independent research, and group work students will learn about the historical and political context of each…

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