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Grand Valley State University    
2012-2013 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog 
  Aug 25, 2019
2012-2013 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Middle East Studies Minor

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Requirements for a Minor in Middle East Studies

Students minoring in Middle East studies must complete a minimum of 18–19 hours of coursework. Normally, this includes ten credits of core courses (including four credits of language) and nine credits of electives. Students entering the university competent in Arabic at the 202 level or higher will take one additional elective course, for a total of 18 credits. No more than two courses from any department other than Middle East studies can be counted toward the minor.

In addition to the above required courses

Students with fourth-semester or higher competence in Hebrew, Persian, or Turkish may substitute that for the Arabic requirement but will likewise take one extra course from the list below.

Students will select three courses (nine credits) from the following list:

Middle East Studies Program Description

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