This language-based minor allows students to choose from an array of courses in different departments and fields in order to fulfill its requirements.
There are two basic options:
Option A: Two units in the study of the Mediterranean world, three units of foreign language study (in a single language), and a capstone course. (6 units minimum.)
Option B: Three units from the Mediterranean Semester applied toward the minor, two additional foreign language units, and a capstone course. (6 units minimum.)
In both options, at least two units must be at the 300-level. Languages include French, Italian, Arabic, Spanish, Hebrew, Greek, and Latin.
Mediterranean Studies Courses include:
Topics courses where appropriate
First-Year Experience courses which address the Mediterranean
Upper-level courses in the Classics, Spanish, French and Italian Departments.
Art: AH 207-Greece and Rome; AH 208-Byzantine Art; AH 209-Late Antiquity;
AH 210- Islamic Art; AH 221-Art of the Renaissance
Classics: CL 125-Ancient Multicultures; CL 216/HY 216 Roman History I; CL
226/HY 227-Roman History II; CL 250-Athenian Democracy
English: EN 223-The Bible as Literature
History: HY 131-Civilization in the Middle East; HY262 Islamic Empires and their Discontents; HY 275-The Renaissance and the Reformation; HY 344-Modern France and Italy
Philosophy: PH 101-Greek Philosophy; PH 244-History of Social and Political Philosophy-Classical Visions
Political Science: PS 234-Freedom and Empire; PS 313-The Middle East and North Africa; PS 314-International Politics of the Middle East and North Africa
Religion: RE 140-Islam, RE 120-Judaism, RE 130-Christianity
Students should check with the advisors of the minor for other courses which qualify for inclusion in the minor.