This minor combines the study of the Arabic language with courses on the history, religion, politics, and culture of the Arab and Muslim worlds.
*Two units of Arabic at the elementary level.
*Four additional units from among those listed below, including courses from at least two fields or departments. Other courses may be accepted with consent of advisor.
Arabic: AR 201 Intermediate Arabic; AR 320 Topics in Arabic Literature and Culture. Courses in Arabic taken abroad may also be used to satisfy requirements for this minor.
Art History: AH 120 Islamic Art
History: HY 200 Search for Islamic Order (FYE); HY261 Formation of Islamic Societies; HY262 The Modern Middle East: Freedoms & Authorities; HY200 Islamic Cities; HY200 History of Arab-Zionist Relations.
Political Science: PS 313 Comparative Politics of the Middle East and North Africa(MENA) ; PS 314 International Politics of the MENA; PS203 The Search for Islamic Order (FYE)
Religion: RE 140 Islam; RE 243 Islam in the Americas; RE 345 Dervish Diaries; RE 346 Qur’an
Feminist and Gender Studies: FG218 The Discourse of the Veil; FG222 Gender and Sexuality in the Modern Middle East and its Diasporas; FG320 Middle Eastern and Islamic Feminist Studies