Minor in Islamic Studies

A minor in Islamic Studies requires a total of eighteen (18) hours with a minimum of 12 hours at 3000 level or above.

The Islamic Studies minor requires both:

HIST 2190/RELI 2190/SOC 2190The Modern Middle East

3 credits

RELI 3200Islam

3 credits

 

And three credits from among:

PSCI 3700/PSCI 8705Government and Politics of the Middle East

3 credits

PSCI 4210/PSCI 8216International Relations of the Middle East

3 credits

PSCI 4620/PSCI 8626Islam and Politics

3 credits

In addition to the above requirements, nine credits must be selected from the following list of approved Islamic Studies electives. 

FLNG 1110ARAB 1110: Elementary Arabic I

5 credits

FLNG 1120ARAB 1120: Elementary Arabic II

5 credits

RELI 3500Special Topics in Religion

3 credits

RELI 4400/RELI 8406Women in Islam

3 credits

RELI 4420Muslims in America

3 credits

HIST 4730/HIST 8736Israel and Palestine

3 credits

HIST 4800/HIST 8806U.S. and the Middle East

3 credits

PSCI 3700/PSCI 8705Government and Politics of the Middle East

3 credits

PSCI 4210/PSCI 8216International Relations of the Middle East

3 credits

PSCI 4620/PSCI 8626Islam and Politics

3 credits

Note: RELI 3500 when taught as an Islamic Studies topic.

Other courses may be acceptable toward the Islamic Studies minor, as approved by the Islamic Studies director.