Central and Southwest Asian Studies Minor

The Central and Southwest Asian Studies Minor is available to all students. It consists of eighteen credits. Students selecting the minor are required to successfully complete HSTR 146H and six credits in foundational Central and Southwest Asian Studies courses (200-level courses). Students must then complete nine credits of additional course work at the 300- or 400- level. No language courses are required; however, students pursuing the minor are strongly encouraged to meet the University-wide general education foreign language competency requirement by completing at least the second semester of one of the following languages (100 level or higher): Chinese, Persian, Arabic, Turkish or Russian. Participation in a study-abroad program is strongly recommended.

Minor - Central & Southwest Asian Stds

College Humanities & Sciences

Degree Specific Credits: 18

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2017-2018

Note: The Central and Southwest Asian Studies minor is available to all students. No language courses are required. Participation in a study-abroad program is strongly recommended.

Summary

Lower Division Core Courses9
Introductory Course
Foundational Courses
Upper Division Core Courses9
Total Hours18

Lower Division Core Courses

Rule: Complete the following subcategories of courses

9 Total Credits Required

Introductory Course

Rule: Must complete the following course

ANTY 141HThe Silk Road3
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Foundational Courses

Rule: Must complete the following courses

CSWA 262HIslamic Civil: Classical Age3
HSTR 241HCentral Asian Cult & Civ3
Total Hours6

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Upper Division Core Courses

Note: If an independent study course is selected it must be taken for 3 credits.

Select three of the following:9
Central Asia and Its Neighbors
Cities/Landscapes Central Asia
Independent Study
Seminar: Central Asia
Artistic Trad Cent & SW Asia
Iran Between Two Revolutions
Nationalism Modern Middle East
Independent Study
Total Hours9

Minimum Required Grade: C