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Middle Eastern Studies Minor

Program Director:

Shari Lowin (Sabbatical, Fall 2016 and Spring 2017)
Office: Old Student Union 206
Phone: 508-565-1285
David Sander (Acting Program Director: Fall 2016 and Spring 2017)
Office: Duffy 267
Phone: 508-565-1353

The minor in Middle Eastern Studies requires the completion of six courses.

Language, Literature & Culture Courses

Students may take up to two foreign language courses (even at the 100-Level), either through directed study with faculty, or by taking transfer courses elsewhere.

Appropriate languages include:

  • Arabic
  • Hebrew
  • Kurdish
  • Persian
  • Turkish

Other languages may be approved by the Program Director.


Students may petition the Program Director for credit approval for relevant courses not included on these lists.