2017-18 Catalog

Publication date June 2017

International Studies Minor: Middle Eastern Emphasis

(All colleges)

18 credits, at least 9 credits of which must be at the 300/400 level.

International studies foundation:
Select one from:3
ANT 202/ECO 202/GEO 202/HIS 202/POL 202/SOC 202 Contemporary Global Issues
ANT 212/ECO 212/ENG 212/PHL 212/POL 212/WGS 212 Search for Economic Justice
Required capstone course:3
Engaging Global Challenges and Opportunities
Middle Eastern emphasis electives:
Select an additional twelve credits of electives from at least three different disciplines on the Middle Eastern emphasis list (see below) and at least six of these credits must be at the 300/400 level.12
Total Credits18

International studies minors may apply a maximum of six credits from another major or minor. 

A maximum of six credits are allowed to overlap between general education requirements and the minor.

Middle Eastern emphasis electives

ARC/HIS 295Pyramids, Temples and Towns! The Archaeology of Ancient Egypt3
FRE 202Intermediate French II3
GEO 331Geography of the Middle East, Central and South Asia3
HIS 260Survey of the Middle East3
HIS 329History of Islam3
HIS 361Israeli-Palestinian Conflict3
HIS 362Human Rights and the Middle East3
HIS 389Women and Gender in the Middle East3
MLG 202World Languages: Intermediate II 14
POL 336Middle Eastern Government and Politics3
POL 436Women and Politics in the Middle East3
1

Students may apply MLG 202 World Languages: Intermediate II (4 cr.) to the Middle Eastern emphasis if it is Arabic. 

Additional courses not listed above may be counted towards the INS Middle Eastern emphasis minor as long as they satisfy at least one of the program learning outcomes. Please contact the INS Director for more information.

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