About the Minor

Requirements for the Minor

A. Core course: IMES 104a (Islam: Civilization and Institutions).

B. One course pertaining to the classical period: NEJS 3a, 140a, 144a, 185a, 186a, 186b, 188a, 188b, 190b, 194b, 195a, 195b, 197a.

C. One course pertaining to the modern period: ANTH 120b, 122b, 141a, ECON 122b, FA/NEJS 183a, HIST 111a, 112a, 114a, IMES 105a, NEJS 141b, 145a, 145b, 177a, 185b, 197b, POL 128a, 133a, 135b, 136b, 143b, 162b, 164a, 166b.

D. Three additional courses from the list of electives above, including up to two consecutive semesters of a Middle Eastern language* beginning with either ARBC 10a or HBRW 10a (or 19a) or at a higher level if determined by placement.

E. No course with a final grade below C- can count toward fulfilling the minor requirements in Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies.

F. No course taken pass/fail may count toward the minor requirements.

*Arabic and Hebrew are offered at Brandeis. Students interested in taking another Middle Eastern language are encouraged to explore opportunities at universities that are part of the New England Consortium.