Nov 14, 2019  
2019 - 2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019 - 2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Middle Eastern Studies Track, Asian & Middle Eastern Studies, Global Studies, BA


33 Credits

Global Studies Common Core


Common Core:


All concentrators, regardless of the track, are required to take the following:

Note:


AMES 493 fulfills both the MWR and CPR for the concentration.

Tracks:


The remaining 30 credits are to come from courses that are specific to each of the two tracks that form the concentration. These are described below. Consult the AMES website for a list of courses.

Major Writing Requirement (MWR)


The major writing requirement is satisfied by completing AMES 493 with a grade of C- or better.

Major Computer Proficiency Requirement (CPR)


The computing proficiency requirement is satisfied by completing AMES 493 with a grade of C- or better.

Lines 2 and 3: Advanced Arabic Language Courses (Choose Two)


Students are required to take two Arabic language courses above the 300-level. Alternatively, a student may take courses to the 202-level in two Middle Eastern languages, one of which is Arabic, while the other may be another Middle Eastern language (for example, Persian, Turkish, etc.) Although the College is not currently able to offer languages beyond Arabic, a student could count another Middle Eastern language (for example, Persian, Turkish, Modern Hebrew) provided they can demonstrate proficiency through accredited academic coursestaken domestically or abroad. This requirement will fulfill 6 credits.

Line 5: Religion & Anthropology (Choose One)


Lines 7, 8, and 9: Electives (Choose Three)


The credits may come from the list below, or other departmental approved courses.

Line 10: Course on East Asia or South Asia (Choose One)


This course is chosen in consultation with a member of the East Asian Studies faculty to form a coherent program of study.

Line 11: Capstone (Required)