Middle East Studies
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

HIST 281: Survey of Middle Eastern Civilization

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Survey of Middle Eastern history from rise of Islam to present, emphasizing processes that led to emergence of economic, cultural, social, and political institutions that characterize region today. Surveys period from rise of Islam in 570 to medieval period (ca. 1258)

Satisfies General Education requirement for global understanding.


Fulfills the college requirement in non-Western culture.


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