Central and Southwest Asian Studies B.A.

Bachelor of Arts - Central & Southwest Asian Studies

College of Humanities & Sciences

Degree Specific Credits: 37-41

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2020-21

Note: Students are required to complete 9 credits of lower-division core courses and 9 credits of upper-division core courses in addition to completing the capstone requirement. Students also must complete the second year sequence (16-20 credits) of either Arabic OR Chinese OR Russian, for a combined total of 37-41 credits. Students are strongly recommended to take a third or fourth year of language study.

General Education Requirements

Information regarding these requirements can be found in the General Education Section of the catalog.

Summary

Lower-Division Core Courses

9

Upper-Division Core Courses

9

Language Electives

16-20

Capstone Requirement

3

Total Hours

37-41


Lower-Division Core Courses

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

ANTY 141H

The Silk Road

3

ANTY 241H

Central Asian Culture and Civ

3

HSTR 262H

Islamic Civil: Classical Age

3

Total Hours

9

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Upper-Division Core Courses

Code

Title

Hours

Complete three of the following courses:

9

ANTY 347

Central Asia and Its Neighbors

ANTY 444

Artistic Tradtns Central Asia

HSTR 368

Iran Between Two Revolutions

HSTR 386

Nationalism Modern Middle East

HSTR 442

Cities/Landscps Central Asia

Total Hours

9

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Language Electives

Rule: Complete 1 of the following subcategories; 16-20 total credits required.

Arabic

Code

Title

Hours

ARAB 101

Elementary Modern Standard Arabic I

4

ARAB 102

Elementary Modern Standard Arabic II

4

ARAB 201

Intermediate Modern Standard Arabic I

4

ARAB 202

Intermediate Modern Standard Arabic II

4

Total Hours

16

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Chinese

Code

Title

Hours

CHIN 101

Elementary Chinese I

5

CHIN 102

Elementary Chinese II

5

CHIN 201

Intermediate Chinese I

5

CHIN 202

Intermediate Chinese II

5

Total Hours

20

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Russian

Code

Title

Hours

RUSS 101

Elementary Russian I

4

RUSS 102

Elementary Russian II

4

RUSS 201

Intermediate Russian I

4

RUSS 202

Intermediate Russian II

4

Total Hours

16

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Capstone Requirement

Code

Title

Hours

Complete the following course:

ANTY 494

Seminar/Workshop

3

Total Hours

3

Minimum Required Grade: C-