The Minor in Middle Eastern Studies

Course Requirements for the Minor: 21-23 units

The following courses, or their approved transfer equivalents, are required of all candidates for this minor.

1 course selected from:

HIST 261 Islam 3.0 FS * GC

This course is also offered as RELS 202, and MEST 261.

MEST 261 Islam 3.0 FS * GC

This course is also offered as RELS 202, and HIST 261.

RELS 202 Islam 3.0 FS * GC

This course is also offered as HIST 261, and MEST 261.

1 course selected from:

HIST 362 History of the Middle East 3.0 FS * GC

This course is also offered as MEST 362.

MEST 362 History of the Middle East 3.0 FS * GC

This course is also offered as HIST 362.

15 units selected from:

A minimum of 6, and a maximum of 12, units must be selected from Group A. A minimum of 3, and a maximum of 8, units must be selected from Group B. A maximum of 6 units may be selected from Group C. No more than 1 Hebrew language course may be used for the minor. Other relevant Middle Eastern languages may be approved, in consultation with the minor advisor.

Group A

6-12 units selected from:

ANTH 377 Anthropology of the Islamic World 3.0 Inq
HIST 463 Islamic Civilization 3.0 FA

This course is also offered as MEST 463.

HIST 464 The Modern Middle East 3.0 SP

This course is also offered as MEST 464.

HIST 466 The Arab-Israeli Conflict 3.0 SP

This course is also offered as MEST 466.

MEST 302 Muhammad and the Qur'an 3.0 Inq

This course is also offered as RELS 302.

MEST 463 Islamic Civilization 3.0 FA

This course is also offered as HIST 463.

MEST 464 The Modern Middle East 3.0 SP

This course is also offered as HIST 464.

MEST 466 The Arab-Israeli Conflict 3.0 SP

This course is also offered as HIST 466.

POLS 415A Comparative Government: Middle East 3.0 FS
POLS 446A International Relations of the Middle East 3.0 F1
RELS 302 Muhammad and the Qur'an 3.0 Inq

This course is also offered as MEST 302.

Group B

3-8 units selected from:

ARAB 101 First-Semester Arabic 3.0 FS
ARAB 101A Beginning Arabic I 4.0 FS
ARAB 102 Second-Semester Arabic 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: ARAB 101.
ARAB 102A Beginning Arabic II 4.0 FS
Prerequisites: ARAB 101A.
ARAB 103 Third-Semester Arabic 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: ARAB 102.
ARAB 104 Fourth-Semester Arabic 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: ARAB 103.
ARAB 201 Intermediate Arabic I 4.0 FS
Prerequisites: ARAB 102A.
ARAB 202 Intermediate Arabic II 4.0 FS
Prerequisites: ARAB 201.

Group C

0-6 units selected from:

ANTH 222 Archaeology and the Bible 3.0 FS *
HBRW 101 First-Semester Hebrew 3.0 FS *
HBRW 102 Second-Semester Hebrew 3.0 FS *
Prerequisites: HBRW 101.
HBRW 103 Third-Semester Hebrew 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: HBRW 102.
HBRW 104 Fourth-Semester Hebrew 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: HBRW 103.
HIST 408 Byzantine Civilization 3.0 Inq
HIST 460 The Ancient Near East 3.0 Inq
MJIS 204 Judaism 3.0 FS * USD

This course is also offered as RELS 204.

MJIS 303 Hebrew Bible 3.0 Inq

This course is also offered as RELS 303.

MJIS 418 Government and Politics of Israel 3.0 F1

This course is also offered as POLS 418.

POLS 418 Government and Politics of Israel 3.0 F1

This course is also offered as MJIS 418.

RELS 100 Judaism, Christianity, Islam 3.0 FS *
RELS 204 Judaism 3.0 FS * USD

This course is also offered as MJIS 204.

RELS 303 Hebrew Bible 3.0 Inq

This course is also offered as MJIS 303.

RELS 307 New Testament 3.0 Inq