The Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies minor consists of 21 credits. A minimum of 12 credits must be earned at the upper (300- or 400-) level.

Native speakers of Arabic may not use intermediate credit in the language to count toward the minor.

Note: Language Placement Test results cannot substitute for completion of course work.

Course Title Hours
Select a minimum of three credits of Arabic at the advanced level (300 or above)3
Select 18 credits from the following (no more than six credits can be earned within the same discipline):18
Intermediate Arabic II 1
Intermediate Conversation
International Economics 2
Topics in French 2
The Ancient Near East
Ancient Egypt
Modern Middle East
History in Film: ____ 2
Introduction to the Middle East and North Africa
Topics in Foreign Literature in English Translation
Francophone Literatures and Cultures
Anthropology of Development and Globalization
Governments and Politics of the Middle East
Issues in World Politics 2
Women and Global Politics
Introduction to the Hebrew Bible
Introduction to the New Testament
Hebrew Prophets
Introduction to Judaism
Mediterranean Religions
Religions of the World (Western)
History of the Jewish People I
History of the Jewish People II
History of Christianity I
Global Ethics and the World's Religions 2
Women in Islam
Modern Jewish Thought
Modern Islamic Thought and Global Trends
Topics in Religious Studies 2
Great Cities of the World 2
Human Rights and Literature 2
Topics in World Languages and Cultures 2
Topics in World Languages and Cultures 2
Total Hours21