Learning Outcomes

The minor enables students to appreciate the complexities of the Middle Eastern and Islamic civilizations, understand the regional specificities while considering the past and present global networks linking various Islamic communities to the rest of the world. Through an interdisciplinary approach, students take courses on history, literature, art, language, philosophy, politics, and religion to gain knowledge about the Middle East and contemporary Islamic world.

Career Paths

Expertise on the Middle East and the Islamic World is essential for success in many careers today, and the minor makes an excellent addition to a primary area of study in international relations, national security, education, finance, law, healthcare, social services, and more.