Arabic and Islamic Studies Minor
The Minor in Arabic and Islamic Studies provides intermediate instruction in Arabic, an introduction to the history of Islamic civilization, and upper division electives from several academic departments.
A grade of C- or better is required for a student’s major or minor courses, and supporting courses for majors and minors. A GPA of 2.5 or above is required in the Arabic courses.
Fall quarter 2010 will be the first quarter when you will be able to graduate with this minor.
For advising about the minor, please contact Prof. Jonathan Miran, Jonathan.Miran@wwu.edu, extension 4867, Bond Hall 166.
- ARAB 201 - Intermediate Arabic
- ARAB 202 - Intermediate Arabic
- ARAB 203 - Intermediate Arabic
- One course from:
LBRL 278 - Humanities of Islamic Civilization
HIST 287 - Introduction to Islamic Civilization
- Select 8-10 credits of electives from the list below, or other electives under advisement, including ANTH 490 when it is taught as Islam and Conflict in Europe:
EAST 314 - The Mongols
FAIR 371B - Topics in Middle East Studies
HIST 405 - The Traditional Middle East
HIST 406 - Middle East, 1800 to the Present
HIST 407 - History of the Israel/Palestinian Conflict
HIST 488 - Modern Egypt, Libya and the Nile Valley
LBRL 340 - Sufism: The Islamic Mystical Tradition
LBRL 362 - Islam and Muslims in the Indian Ocean World
LBRL 478 - Renewal and Reform in the Islamic World Since the Eighteenth Century
PLSC 271 - Introduction to International Relations