MIDDLE EASTERN -
NORTH AFRICAN STUDIES

دراسات الشرق الأوسط وشمال أفريقيا

مطالعات خاورمیانه و شمال آفریقا

המזרח התיכון וצפון אפריקה

Orta Doğu ve Kuzey Afrika Çalışmaları

The Middle East/North Africa Concentration emphasizes the interdisciplinary study of Middle East and North Africa cultures and societies. Courses in this Concentration combine history, religion/philosophy, literature, art, and language skills to give you the tools to understand and interpret this area’s past and present.

The Middle East/North Africa Concentration emphasizes the interdisciplinary study of Middle East and North Africa cultures and societies. Courses in this Concentration combine history, religion/philosophy, literature, art, and language skills to give you the tools to understand and interpret this area’s past and present.

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Concentration Content

  • The International Studies core requirements
  • At least three years of the Arabic language
  • One semester of introduction to geography
  • A set of two courses in Islamic/Middle East history
  • Eight courses from the following topic areas
    • History and Politics of the Middle East/North Africa
    • Religion and Culture of the Middle East/North Africa
    • International Studies

Presently, the Arabic language is offered at Colorado State University, but other languages could be studied in study abroad programs with approval of your advisor for this major.

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