Minor in Middle East & South Asian Studies

This minor is available to students registered in a 120 credit hour Bachelor of Applied Computer Science, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Community Design, Bachelor of Computer Science, Bachelor of Informatics, Bachelor of Management, Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Science (Medical Sciences) program.

Students minoring in Middle East Studies select a minimum of 18 to a maximum of 27 credit hours from the list below. Student are required to take one of the following:

At least three credit hours must be at the 3000 or 4000 level. Please note that not all courses are offered each year.

Second Year

Third Year

Fourth Year

  • RELS 4010.03/CLAS 4010.03: Islamic Philosophy: al-Ghazali
  • CLAS 4011.03/RELS 4011.03: Jewish Philosophy: Maimonides
  • CLAS 4018.03/RELS 4018.03: Christian Theology in Islamic Lands: John of Damascus
  • CLAS 4019.03/RELS 4019.03: Philo Judaeus
  • CLAS 4525X/Y.06/HIST 4525X/Y.06: The World of Herodotus
  • HIST 4510.03: Topics in Middle Eastern and Islamic History
  • HIST 4545.03: Scripture and Statecraft: History of Islamic Political Thought
  • HIST 4550.03: Orientalism and Occidentalism
  • HIST 4555.03: Arab Intellectuals and their Ideologies in the Modern Period
  • RELS 4600.03: Sanskrit Texts II: Myth, Poetry and Drama

 Contact Religious Studies for more information.