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2010-2011 HillBook (Class of 2014) 
2010-2011 HillBook (Class of 2014) [ARCHIVED HILL BOOK]

Middle Eastern and Asian Studies Minor

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Middle Eastern and Asian Studies is an interdisciplinary minor field of concentration intended to provide a basic knowledge of the people and cultures of the Middle East and Asia. The program furnishes a substantial background for subsequent specialized study in the field of Middle Eastern and Asian politics, history, language, and culture.

Students must take six courses selected from the following list, with at least two courses from each geographic category (Asia; Middle East). At least four courses must be above the 100 level. Students might substitute language study, either through directed study with faculty, when available, or by courses taken elsewhere. Appropriate languages include: Arabic, Chinese, Hebrew, Hindi, Japanese, Persian, or Urdu. Other courses may be substituted with approval of Program Director.


Students may petition the Program Director for credit approval for relevant course not included on this list.

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