Academic Catalog

Middle Eastern Studies, Certificate of Proficiency

This Certificate of Proficiency offers the opportunity for students to study the languages, history, and culture of the Middle East in preparation for careers in business, homeland security, global studies or a wide-array of other options.

ENGL 151English I3
ARTS 191The Arts of the Islamic World3
COMM 202Intercultural Communication3
HIST 185Survey of Middle Eastern Civilization3
POLI 101Global Issues3
HUMN 251 Study Abroad Seminar: Modern Middle East or Internship3-4
Select one of the following:3
Introduction to International Relations
Comparative Politics and Government
Women and Politics
Foreign Language: Arabic or Hebrew3
Foreign Language- Arabic or Hebrew (continue sequence)3
Literature Elective from Middle Eastern Course Selections3
History Elective from Middle Eastern Course Selections3
Total Credit Hours33-34

Middle Eastern Studies Course Selections

Literature Electives
ENGL 226Arabic Literature in Translation3
History Electives
HIST 278History of the Arab World Since World War I3