May 17, 2022  
2021-2022 Hill Book (Class of 2025) 
2021-2022 Hill Book (Class of 2025)

Middle Eastern Studies

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Program Director:

Shari Lowin
Office: May Hall 210
Phone: 508-565-1285

The College offers a minor in Middle Eastern Studies.

Mission of the Program

Middle Eastern Studies is an interdisciplinary minor intended to provide students with a basic knowledge of the people and cultures of the Middle East. The program furnishes a background for subsequent specialized study in the fields of Middle Eastern politics, history, religions, languages, and cultures.

Learning Goals

Students will obtain familiarity with a range of religions, cultures, political systems and movements across the Middle Eastern region. Because of the interdisciplinary nature of the program, students will also be obtain familiarity with critical learning and thinking in the various disciplines (Religion, Political Science, Anthropology, Languages, etc.) that contribute to the MES minor.



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