Middle East Peace Studies

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Course Descriptions

MEPS Minor Course Tracking Sheet

Minor Requirements

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

Required course:

  • HIST X254 Palestinians and 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 W256 The Crusades
  • RELS U246 Judaism
  • RELS U260 Introduction to Islam
  • RELS U348 Christian Origins
  • RELS V228 Islamic Law
9 crs.

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

Normative Views:

  • ENGL A216 World Literature II
  • ENGL A437 American War Literature
  • ENGL U232 Visions of Utopia
  • ENGL V234 Literature and Justice
  • ENGL V269 Multicultural Literature
  • ENGL V292 The Sixties Through Literature
  • PHIL V235 Ethics of Rights
  • PHIL V280 Freedom and Oppression

Historical and Institutional Practices:

  • HIST A231 Law and Modern America
  • HIST A328 The Holocaust
  • HIST X230 Oppression & Resistance
  • HIST X264 American Left in the 20th Century
  • POLS A315 International Relations
  • POLS A320 U.S. Foreign Policy
  • POLS A340 Law Among Nations
  • POLS A341 International Organizations
  • POLS X258 Global Political Issues
9 crs.

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