International Studies

Middle East Concentration

15 credit hours of courses are required, with a minimum of 12 hours at 300 level or above and must include at least one INT course. Courses must come from at least two disciplinary areas:

  • ANT 308 - Ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, Indus Valley, and More
  • ARH 303 - Medieval Art
  • ARH 321 - Art and Archaeology of the Ancient Near East
  • ARH 325 - Islamic Art
  • GGY 255 - Geography of the Middle East
  • HST 207 - Jewish History to 1492
  • HST 208 - Jewish History from 1492 to the Present
  • HST 305 - The Ancient Near East
  • HST 381 - History Early Islamic Societies
  • HST 383 - Women and Gender in the Modern Middle East
  • HST 385 - Zionism and Israel
  • HST 386 - History of the Ottoman Empire
  • HST 387 - History of the Middle East in the 18th and 19th Centuries
  • HST 388 - History of the Middle East from World War I
  • HST 389 - History of Palestine and Israel
  • HST 483 - Topics in Middle Eastern History
  • INT 480 - Global Issues
  • INT 350 - Topics in the Middle East
  • INT 351 - The Contemporary Persian Gulf
  • INT 495 - Seminar in International Studies
  • INT 499 - Honors Work in International Studies
  • PAR 230 - Judaism, Christianity and Islam
  • PAR 362 - Archaeology of Ancient Israel
  • PAR 375 - Islam
  • PAR 376 - Judaism
  • PLS 338 - Political Systems of the Middle East

Please Note:

  • Study Abroad courses often fulfill concentration requirements.
  • INT 480, 491, 495, 498, and 499 -- depending on the topic -- may fulfill concentration requirements.
  • Some courses have prerequisites or co-requisites.