Central & S West Asian Studies (CSWA)

CSWA 262H - Islamic Civil: Classical Age. 3 Credits.

Offered autumn. Same as ANTY 243. A concise history of the Islamic world from the 6th century to the fall of the Abbasid Empire in the 13th century, focusing primarily on the teachings of Islam and the causes for the rapid expansion of the Islamic empire.

CSWA 441 - Seminar: Central Asia. 3 Credits.

Offered spring. Advanced analysis of the historical and contemporary issues involving the human communities, cultures, and economies in Central and Southwest Asia.

CSWA 457 - Artistic Trad Cent & SW Asia. 3 Credits.

Offered autumn and spring. Same as HSTR 459. Analysis of the study of human artistic creativity and scientific innovations of various cultures in Central and Southwest Asia since ancient times.