Core Course Options

Students choose one course from each of the following 'core' course categories, plus an additional seminar (12 units total), after consulting with the Director of Graduate Studies.

 

Islamic Studies

MENA 544

Islamic Mysticism  (3 units) Identical to: HIST 544 and RELI 544
MENA 545 Women in Islamic History  (3 units) Identical to:  HIST 545; HIST is home department.
MENA 596G Islamic Law and Society  (3 units) Identical to: RELI 596G
MENA 596Q Qur'anic Studies (3 units) Identical to: RELI 596Q
MENA 696Y Nationalism and Islam  (3 units)
 
Middle East History
MENA 502A Economic History of the Islamic World  (3 units) Identical to:  HIST 502A.
MENA 503 Art and Architecture of the Islamic World  (3 units) Identical to: ARC 503, ARH 503
MENA 545 Women in Islamic History  (3 units) Identical to:  HIST 545, HIST is home department

MENA 579

The Ottoman Empire to 1800  (3 units) Identical to:  HIST 579, HIST is home department.
MENA 580 The Middle East in the Twentieth Century  (3 units) Identical to: HIST 580

MENA 584

History of the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1800 to Present  (3 units) Identical to:  HIST 584.
MENA 585B Social, Cultural and Political History of Iranian Plateau: 7th Century - Present  (3 units) Identical to:  HIST 585B.
MENA 595E Struggle and Survival: Modern Mid East and North Africa, c. 1850-Present (3 units) Identical to:  HIST 595E, History is home department.
MENA 596C The Literature of Identity in Modern Middle East (3 units) Identical to:  HIST 596C History department is home.
MENA 596M Middle East: Topics in History and Civilization (3 units) Identical to: HIST 596M.
 
Gender and Society
MENA 545 Women in Islamic History  (3 units) Identical to:  HIST 545; HIST is home department.
MENA 552 Israeli Women  (3 units) Identical to:  JUS 552; JUS is home department.
MENA 563 Gender Issues and Women's Literature in the Middle East  (3 units) Identical to:  W S 563.
MENA 590 Women in Middle Eastern Society  (3 units) Identical to:  ANTH 590, W S 590
MENA 596C Women and the Literature of Identity in Modern Middle East and North Africa (3 units) Identical to:  HIST 596C History is home department.
MENA 596W Feminist Approaches in the Bible  (3 units) Identical to:  JUS 596W , JUS is home department
MENA 640 Gender Issues in Middle Eastern Studies  (3 units)
PRS 596B Topics in Modern Persian Literature and Iranian Culture (3 units)