To declare a major or minor in any of these areas, speak with an advisor. (Contact information at bottom of the page)
Middle Eastern Studies Minor (MENAS)
The Middle Eastern Studies minor requires a minimum of 18 units, nine of which must be upper division. Students select from ARB, MENAS, PRS, TURK, and JUS.
150- and 160-level courses cannot apply to the MENAS major or minor (even if they are not used toward general education requirements).
Up to 6 units of Tier-2 general education courses can also apply to any minor. See your advisor if you have questions.
NOTE: Students majoring in MENAS *AND* concentrating on the Language and Culture Track may not also minor in the primary language they are using in that track (i.e. if a student is focusing on Arabic for their Language and Culture track, they may not also minor in Arabic). Students who are majoring in MENAS and concentrating in either of the two other tracks are can also minor in their language of study.
Arabic Studies Minor (ARB)
The Arabic Minor (ARB) requires a minimum of 18 units, including 9 upper-division units of course work (3**, 4**). Students select from ARB.
Persian Studies Minor (PRS)
The Persian Minor (PRS) requires a minimum of 18 units, including 9 upper-division units of course work (3**, 4**). Students select from PRS.
Turkish Studies Minor (TURK)
The Turkish Minor (TURK) requires a minimum of 18 units, 9 of which must be upper-division (3**, 4**). Students select from TURK.
NOTE: A 2.00 Minor GPA is required for all minors.
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