May 29, 2023  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

Middle Eastern and Central Asian Studies, Minor in

Minor Requirements - Total Semester Hours: 18

Minor in Middle Eastern and Central Asian Studies, an interdisciplinary program dealing with the peoples and cultures of the Middle East and Central Asia, consists of the successful completion of 18 semester hours of courses, with 6 semester hours in residence, distributed as follows:

a) MECA 001 - Semester Hours: 3

b) Choose From - Semester Hours: 15

15 semester hours chosen from among the courses listed below, at least 6 s.h. of which must be in a relevant Middle Eastern language (e.g. Arabic). No more than 6 semester hours in any Middle Eastern language can be counted towards the minor. Students who are minoring or majoring in Jewish Studies  must take a Middle Eastern language other than Hebrew in fulfilling the language requirement towards this minor.


Special topic courses in a number of participating departments may also count towards the minor and in these cases consultation with an adviser in the program and the instructor is required.