Middle East Peace Studies

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Minor Requirements

The Middle East Peace Studies minor is composed of the following 21 hours:

Required course:

  • HIST Q254 Palestinians & Israelis
3 crs.

Choose three of the following courses:

Middle East Studies

  • ARAB A101 First Year Arabic II
  • HIST A288 History of the Middle East
  • HIST A289 History of the Middle East II
  • HIST A304 Early Christianity
  • HIST A357 Modern Iran
  • HIST P256 The Crusades
  • RELS V228 Islamic Law
  • RELS V246 Judaism
  • RELS V260 Introduction to Islam
9 crs.

Choose 9 crs. of the courses listed below; with at least 1 course from each section:

Normative Views:

  • ENGL N212 WAL: How to Tell a True War Story
  • PHIL W235 Ethics of Rights

Historical and Institutional Practices:

  • HIST A235 Seminar in Global Issues (1.5 crs)* 
  • HIST A328 The Holocaust
  • HIST Q230 Oppression & Resistance
  • POLS A315 International Relations
  • POLS A320 U.S. Foreign Policy
  • POLS A341 International Organizations

* HIST A235 may be repeated one time with different course content.

9 crs.

2.0 GPA required. 

Please check with the program director for additional course offerings and seminars that may be eligible for MEPS program completion.