Central and Southwest Asian Studies Minor

The Central and Southwest Asian Studies Minor is available to all students and consists of eighteen credits. Students selecting the minor are required to successfully complete ANTY 141H 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 modern and classical 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 Studies

College of Humanities & Sciences

Degree Specific Credits: 18

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2019-2020

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

Course List

Code

Title

Hours

Lower-Division Core Courses

9

Introductory Course

Foundational Courses

Upper-Division Core Courses

9

Total Hours

18


Lower-Division Core Courses

Introductory Course

Course List

Code

Title

Hours

Complete the following course:

ANTY 141H

The Silk Road

3

Total Hours

3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Foundational Courses

Course List

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

ANTY 241H

Central Asian Cult & Civ

3

HSTR 262H

Islamic Civil: Classical Age

3

Total Hours

6

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Upper-Division Core Courses

Course List

Code

Title

Hours

Complete three of the following courses:

9

ANTY 347

Central Asia and Its Neighbors

ANTY 442

Cities/Landscapes Central Asia

ANTY 444

Artistic Tradtns Central Asia

ANTY 492

Independent Study

HSTR 368

Iran Between Two Revolutions

HSTR 386

Nationalism Modern Middle East

HSTR 492

Independent Study (Must be taken for 3 credits)

HSTR 494

Seminar (Central Asia)

Total Hours

9

Minimum Required Grade: C