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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 J246 Judaism
  • RELS J260 Introduction to Islam
  • RELS J348 Christian Origins
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 Philosophy of Right*
  • PHIL V280 Freedom and Oppression*
  • RELS A442 Millennium Seminar

Historical and Institutional Practices:

  • HIST A231 Law and Modern America
  • HIST A328 The Holocaust
  • 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.

* Between fall 2014 and fall 2017, U-Z lettered courses may be replaced by comparable A-J lettered courses. Additionally, U-Z courses may be discontinued if no replacement course is offered.