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Additional Course Information

An Arabic Language Area Studies minor consists of six courses. Four of these courses must be Arabic language courses, from point of placement.  Additionally, at least two of the courses for the minor should be 300-400 level courses. Students should consult with the Program Director of Arabic to formulate their educational plan for the minor. Below you will find some possible courses.

To declare an Area Studies Minor, please:

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Download the declaration form here.

Language Courses:

Arabic 101, 102, 201, 202, 301, 302

Content Courses:

History 227/228 (History of the Islamic World I, II)

History 241 (History of North and West Africa)

History 460 (Selected Studies in the History of the Islamic World)

Religious Studies 114 (Introduction to Islam)

Music 228 (Middle Eastern Music and Culture)

Art 211 (Islamic Art and Architecture)