MENAS Ph.D. Minor

The MENAS Ph.D. minor requires 12 units of coursework, 9 of which must be graded.

MENA 595D: Middle East is the only required course for the minor and is offered every fall semester.

No more than 6 units of advanced Arabic, Hebrew, Persian, or Turkish courses can count toward the minor.

Independent Study with MENAS core faculty can count toward the minor.

Please contact the Director of Graduate Studies, Dr. Mahmoud Azaz (, if you are interested in minoring in MENAS.