Middle Eastern Studies

Major preparation requirements

  • One year of Arabic, Armenian, Hebrew, Persian, Turkish, or another modern Middle Eastern language
  • Two courses from the following:
    • History of Middle East
    • Survey of religious, political and cultural history of Jerusalem
    • Survey of great civilizations of ancient Near East
    • Origins of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
    • Survey of modern Middle Eastern cultures

Required by end of spring before transfer:

  • One year of college level modern Middle Eastern language OR at least one year of high school in which the primary language of instruction was a modern Middle Eastern language

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