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2021 - 2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021 - 2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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


Required Credit Hours: 33 (or more)


Additional Coursework with AMES Core Faculty


Students should enroll in courses taught by AMES Core Faculty teaching in a variety of disciplines and about a diverse array of societies and cultures.

Area or Regional Frameworks: 9 Credits


Middle East Regional Framework: 3 Credits


These are the kinds of courses that satisfy this requirement.  Students are encouraged to work with their advisor to discover other courses that encompass an introduction to the Middle East region and or to notify the AMES Program Director if there are other courses offered or upcoming that might satisfy the requirement. Please note: many courses are cross listed and have a variety of attributes.

East Asia Regional Framework: 3 Credits


These are the kinds of courses that satisfy this requirement.  Students are encouraged to work with their advisor to discover other courses that encompass an introduction to East Asia and or to notify the AMES Program Director if there are other courses offered or upcoming that might satisfy the requirement. Please note: many courses are cross listed and have a variety of attributes.

South Asia Regional Framework: 3 Credits


South Asia Regional Framework included Southeast or Central Asia. These are the kinds of courses that satisfy this requirement.  Students are encouraged to work with their advisor to discover other courses that encompass an introduction to South Asia or Southeast or Central Asia and or to notify the AMES Program Director if there are other courses offered or upcoming that might satisfy the requirement. Please note: many courses are cross listed and have a variety of attributes.

Disciplinary Frameworks: 9 Credits


These are the kinds of courses that satisfy this requirement. Note that most courses in Disciplinary Frameworks are at the 300 or 400 level. Students are encouraged to work with their advisor to discover courses taught by AMES CORE FACULTY who approach the AMES region with a particularly disciplinary focus. If there are other courses offered or upcoming that might satisfy the requirement, they may be approved for use in Disciplinary Frameworks. Please note: many courses are cross listed and have a variety of attributes assciated with this discipline.

Social Science: 3 Credits


Humanities: 3 Credits


Note:

AMES 1-credit Music Ensembles (Middle Eastern Music Ensemble, Music of India Ensemble and Indonesian Gamelan Ensemble) may be repeated for credit to satisfy 1 elective in this area.Certain Theater Productions may also be applied toward this area.

Additional Information:

Three semesters of an AMES Ensemble may count as one course requirement, and 2-3 of these courses could overlap, satisfying criteria for the Area and Regional Frameworks and the Disciplinary Frameworks.

Individual Focus: At least 3 courses of 3-4 credits each


This is the place in the course plan where students define, in consultation with a faculty member, an individual focus to their major, depending on their interests, their experience, their language and area interests, and their opportunities for incorporating internship, service learning, study away, and study abroad into their course plan.