Middle East Studies
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Courses in Middle East Studies

The university regularly offers many courses that deal with the history, politics, and culture of the Middle East. In addition, special topics courses that cut across disciplines and offer diverse perspectives on the Middle East are taught each semester. This wide range of graduate and undergraduate coursework provides the student with a rich understanding of the role of the Middle East in a globalized world.

Sections Scheduled for Spring 2018 (Undergraduate)

ARAB 360 - Africans, Arabs and Women

GLOA 450-002: Globalization & Devel: MENA GLOA 450-003: Middle East Realities GOVT 345 - Islam and Politics

GLOA 450-004: Islamophbia, Antisemitsm, Questn

GOVT 444-009 - The Arab Spring and Beyond

HIST 282 - Survey of Middle Eastern Civilization

HIST 387-007: Europe and the Middle East

RELI 211 - Religions of the West RELI 272 - Islam RELI 355 - Sufism

Sections Scheduled for Summer 2014 (Undergraduate)

GOVT 332 C01 – Government and Politics of the Middle East and North Africa

Sections Scheduled for the Fall 2014 Semester (Graduate - MEIS)

ARTH 699 001 – Topics in Art History: The Ottoman Empire

ENGH 665 001 – Middle Eastern Literature

GOVT 500 001 – The Scientific Method and Research Design

GOVT 500 002 – The Scientific Method and Research Design

GOVT 733 001 – Islam and Politics

HIST 575 001 – Approaches to the History of Islam and the Middle East

HIST 610 001 – The Study and Writing of History

HIST 610 002 – The Study and Writing of History

MEIS 500 001 – Critical Issues and Debates in Middle East and Islamic Studies

RELI 630 001 – Approaches to the Study of Religion

SOCI 620 002 – Methods and Logic of Social Inquiry

Sections Scheduled for the Fall 2014 Semester (Undergraduate)

ARAB 110 – Elementary Arabic

ARAB 210 – Intermediate Arabic

ARAB 250 – Gateway to Advanced Arabic

ARAB 330 - Reading and Conversation I

ARAB 331 – Reading and Conversation II

ARAB 350 – Media Arabic I (Written Media)

ARAB 420 – Survey of Arabic Literature

ARTH 382 001 – Arts of India

ENGH 202 003 – Middle Eastern Literature

GGS 325 001 – Geography of North Africa and the Middle East

GOVT 332 001 – Government and Politics of the Middle East and North Africa

GOVT 345 001 – Political Islam

HIST 281 001 – Survey of Middle Eastern Civilization

HIST 387 002 – The World of the Islamic Mediterranean

HIST 387 007 – The Ottoman Empire: 1300-1800

HIST 460 001 – Modern Iran

PERS 110 001 – Elementary Persian

PERS 210 001 - Intermediate Persian

RELI 365 001 – Muhammad: Life and Legacy

RELI 387 001 – Islam, Democracy, and Human Rights

TURK 110 001 – Elementary Turkish

Sections Scheduled for the Spring 2014 Semester (Undergraduate)

ARAB 110 – Elementary Arabic

ARAB 210 – Intermediate Arabic

ARAB 250 – Gateway to Advanced Arabic

ARAB 325 – Major Arabic Writers

ARAB 330 – Reading and Conversation I

ARAB 351 – Media Arabic II (Spoken Media)

ARAB 440 – Topics in Arabic: Religious Thought and Texts

ARTH 320 – Art of the Islamic World

ENGH 202 - Middle Eastern Literature

FRLN 330 - Turkish Novel

GGS 325 – Geography of North Africa and the Middle East

GOVT 332 – Government and Politics of the Middle East and North Africa

GOVT 340 - Central Asian Politics

GOVT 345 – Political Islam

HIST 387 003 – History and Politics of Shiism

HIST 387 010 – Islamic India

PERS 110 – Elementary Persian

PERS 210 – Intermediate Persian

RELI 272 – Islam

RELI 375 – Qur’an and Hadith

RELI 376 001 – Islam in the Modern Age

TURK 210 – Intermediate Turkish

Sections Scheduled for the Spring 2014 Semester (Graduate)

ANTH 650 002 - Ethnographic Methods and Research Design

GOVT 500 - The Scientific Method and Research Design

GOVT 731 002 - Politics of the Middle East

HIST 585 - Islamic India

HIST 610 - The Study and Writing of History

RELI 591 - Sunni/Shi'a Thought

Sections Scheduled for the Fall 2013 Semester (Undergraduate)

ANTH 308 - Peoples and Cultures of the Middle East

ARAB 110 - Elementary Arabic

ARAB 210 - Intermediate Arabic

ARAB 250 - Gateway to Advanced Arabic

ARAB 331 - Reading and Conversation II

ARAB 350 - Media Arabic I (Written Media)

ARAB 380 - Arabic Dialects

ARAB 420 - Survey of Arabic Literature

ARTH 430 - Advanced Studies in Medieval/Islamic Art: Textiles and Trade

GOVT 332 - Government and Politics of the Middle East and North Africa

GOVT 345 - Political Islam

HIST 281 - Survey of Middle Eastern Civilization I

HIST 387 - Modern Iraq

PERS 110 - Elementary Persian

PERS 210 - Intermediate Persian

RELI 374 - Islamic Thought

TURK 110 - Elementary Turkish

Sections Scheduled for the Fall 2013 Semester (Graduate)

ARTH 599 - Special Topics in Art History and Decorative Arts: Textiles and Trade

CONF 722 002 - Conflict and Religion

GOVT 500 - The Scientific Method and Research Design

HIST 535 001 - Problems in Comparative World History: Approaches to History of Islam and the Middle East

HIST 610 - The Study and Writing of History

MEIS 500 - Critical Issues and Debates in Middle East and Islamic Studies

RELI 591 - Islamic Law: Theory and Practice

RELI 644 - Islamic Texts and Contexts

SOCI 620 - Methods and Logic of Social Inquiry

This information is provided by the Middle East Studies Program and is subject to change. It is not meant to replace the Schedule of Classes on the website of the Office of the Registrar, which is the official and most up-to-date source for the schedule.

 

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