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

ARB 336

Arab Life & Politics via Film


This course will examine the experience of everyday life in contemporary Arab cities in the Middle East and North Africa through the lens of film. Students will gain a better understanding of how current events, and local and…

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…

POL 291

Politics of the Middle East


Survey of contemporary political and economic issues facing the Middle East, including international relations of the Middle East.

Sub-field = International and Comparative
Satisfies the Social-Scientific Thought requirement.
Satisfies the cultural diversity requirement.
Provides credit towards the Arab Studies…

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