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Applying for a Mestu Minor

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Minor Requirements

  • A grade of C or better is required for all courses in the minor.
  • Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem: 1-2)
  • 18 credits

Select 3 credits from HIST/ARAB/RL ST 165(3) HIST/J ST 181 GH; IL(3), HIST/RL ST 471Y IL(3), HIST/J ST 472 IL(3), HIST/J ST 473 IL(3), RL ST 107 GH; US; IL(3) (Sem: 5-8)

 


SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (15 credits)
Select 15 credits, at least 6 at the 400-level, from approved program list in consultation with the professor in charge of the minor. No more than 6 credits may come from language study. (Sem: 5-8)


Anthropology: ANTH/JST/PLSC/SOC 060 GS IL (3)
 
Art History: ART H 330 GA, GI (3); ART H 442 (3), ART H 452 (3) 

Arabic: ARAB 001 (4), ARAB 002 (4), ARAB 003 (4), ARAB 110 GH IL (3), ARAB/RLST 164 GH IL (3), ARAB/HIST/RLST 165 IL (3), ARAB 401 IL (3), ARAB 402 IL (3)
 
Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies: CAMS 010 GH IL (3), CAMS 010U GH IL (3), CAMS 020 GH (3), CAMS/RLST 044 GH IL(3), CAMS/JST/RLST 070 GH IL (3), CAMS/JST/RLST 090 GH IL (3),
CAMS/HIST/JST/RLST 102 GH IL (3), CAMS/HIST 104 GH (3), CAMS 115 GH IL (3), CAMS 405 IL (3), CAMS 470 IL (3)

 

Comparative Literature: CMLIT 449 IL (3)

Hebrew: HEBR 001 (4), HEBR 002 (4), HEBR 003 (4), HEBR 401 (3 PER SEM; MAX 6), HEBR 402
(3 PER SEM; MAX 6)

 

History: HIST/CAMS/JST/RLST 102 GH IL (3), HIST/CAMS 104 GH (3), HIST 105 GH IL (3),
HIST 108 GH IL (3), HIST 108U GH IL (3) HIST 165/ARAB/RLST IL (3), HIST/JST 140 GH IL (3), HIST/JST 181 GH IL (3), HIST/JST 181U GH IL (3) HIST/ JST 401 IL (3), HIST/JST 416 (3), HIST/RLST 423 GH IL (3), HIST/RLST 471M IL (3), HIST 471Y IL (3), HIST 472/JST, HIST 473/JST IL (3)

 
Jewish Studies:  JST/ANTH/PLSC/SOC 060, JST/CAMS/RLST 070, JST/CAMS/RLST 090,
JST/CAMS/HIST/JST/RLST 102, JST/HIST 140 GH IL (3), JST/HIST 181 GH IL (3),
JST/HIST 181U GH IL (3), JST/HIST 401 IL (3), JST/HIST 416 (3), JST/HIST 472 IL, JST/HIST IL 473
 
Political Science: PLSC/ANTH/JST/SOC 060 GS IL (3), PLSC 467 (3) 

Religious Studies: RLST/CAMS 044 GH IL (3), RLST/CAMS/JST 070 GH IL (3), RLST/CAMS/JST 090 GH IL(3), RLST/CAMSHIST/JST/RLST 102 GH IL (3), RLST 107 GH US IL (3), RLST/ARAB 164
GH IL (3), RLST/ARAB/HIST 165 IL (3), RLST/HIST 423 GH IL, RLST/HIST 471M IL (3), RLST/HIST 471Y IL (3)


Sociology: SOC/ANTH/JST/PLSC 060 GS IL (3)

  

 

*If a course having to do with the Middle East does not appear on this list it may be a new course and the course may be counted toward the minor. Courses on the Middle East taken through a Study Abroad program may also count. Inquiries should be made to

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