The College of Arts and Science offers a minor in Middle East and Islamic studies which provides students a multidisciplinary focus on the Middle East and Islam. The minor provides students with a broad foundation for understanding the modern Middle East and Islam through a study of geography, history, politics, and religion. Students should contact the coordinators in the Department of Philosophy and Religion or the Department of History for additional information.
Requirements for a Minor in Middle East and Islamic Studies:
A minor in Middle East and Islamic studies requires a total of 21 credit hours. Students must select at least 9 credit hours from the designated courses and the additional credit hours from the designated electives. Up to 6 credit hours of Directed Individual Study and other appropriate special topics courses or seminars as offered, with the approval of the Middle East and Islamic studies coordinators, may be included as electives. In addition, students must select courses from at least three different disciplines.