History & Societies of the Middle East & North Africa Sub Plan

History and Societes of the Middle East and North Africa 

Students who choose the History and Societies of the Middle East and North Africa track aim for an in-depth understanding of the history, culture and social life of societies in the region, along with study of a Middle Eastern language (Arabic, Hebrew, Persian or Turkish) that reaches at least the Intermediate level. Students can tailor their course selections to focus on an area of their choice, such as Islamic Studies, Persian Culture, the Modern Arab World, or Turkish Studies, among others. 

Click HERE for sub plan requirements and a complete course listing. Courses must be chosen in consultation with, and approved by, a department ADVISOR to be used toward the History and Societies of the Middle East and North Africa Sub Plan.

SAMPLE CURRICULUM 

UA Course Requirements

Units

1st Semester

 

MATH 105 Mathematics in Modern Society or PHIL 110 Logic and Critical Thinking

3

ENGL 101 First-Year Composition

3

Tier I General Education

3

Tier I General Education

3

Elective

3

2nd Semester

 

ENGL 102 First-Year Composition

3

Tier I General Education

3

Tier I General Education

3

Tier I General Education

3

Elective

3

3rd Semester

 

First Semester Second Language

5

Minor

3

Elective

3

NES 277A History of the Middle East

3

4th Semester

 

Second Semester Second Language

5

Elective

3

Tier I General Education

3

NES 277B History of the Middle East: Modern Middle East

3

Tier II General Education

3

5th Semester

 

Third Semester Second Language

5

Tier II General Education

3

Minor

3

Islamic Thought

3

Elective

3

6th Semester

 

Fourth Semester Second Language

5

Elective

3

Minor

3

Elective

3

7th Semester

 

History and Societies of ME and NA – Upper Division Course

3

History and Societies of ME and NA – Upper Division Course

3

Tier II General Education

3

History and Societies of ME and NA – Upper Division Course

3

Minor

3

8th Semester

 

Senior Capstone

1

History and Societies of ME and NA – Upper Division Course

3

History and Societies of ME and NA – Upper Division Course

3

Minor

3

Minor

3