Until further notice, the University of Arizona, in accordance with the guidelines recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, encourages all employees to work remotely. Our office in 440 Marshall Building is closed to the public, but you can reach the School of Middle Eastern & North African Studies, Monday–Friday 8am-5pm:
- Director: Ben Fortna email@example.com 520-873-7008
- Program Coordinator: Sergio Cañez firstname.lastname@example.org 520-260-0837
- Administrative Assistant: Randa Abdu email@example.com 520-561-2098
Any advisor can declare you in one of our four undergraduate minors or you can declare a minor online. If you have questions about minor requirements please contact an advisor or schedule an appointment with her using Trellis Advise.
Middle Eastern & North African Studies Minor
The Middle Eastern & North African Studies minor requires a total of 18 units, nine of which must be upper-division 300-level courses and above. Students select from MENA-prefixed courses or cross-listed courses. 150- and 160-level courses cannot apply to the MENAS major or minor. Arabic, Persian, and Turkish language courses (101, 102, 401-408) will not count towards the MENAS minor. See below for applying these language courses to an Arabic, Persian, or Turkish minor. Up to 6 units of Tier-2 general education courses can also double-dip with minor requirements. See your advisor if you have questions.
Arabic Studies Minor
The Arabic minor requires a minimum of 18 units of ARB-prefixed courses, all of which are upper-division. ARB 101 and 102 cannot be counted towards the Arabic minor.
Persian Studies Minor
The Persian Minor requires 18 units of PRS-prefixed courses, with 9 upper-division units required.
PRS 101 and 102 can be counted towards the Persian minor.
Turkish Studies Minor
The Turkish minor requires a minimum of 18 units, 9 of which must be upper-division TURK-prefixed courses. TURK 101 and 102 can be counted towards the Turkish minor.