The following is a pre-approved list of courses that can be taken to fulfill the research seminar requirement for the Modern Middle Eastern Studies major. Other courses may be counted; please email the Center with any questions about a course that does not appear on this list. Keep in mind that not all courses are offered every year, that new courses might not yet appear on this list, and that some "Topics In" courses may change course content from year to year.

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ARTH 519 Art of Andalusia  
COMM 402 Arab Uprisings: Local and Global Representations Also counts as Humanities
HIST 206 Sex and Power in the Middle East // Middle East and the U.S.
(Majors’ Seminar in World History after 1800)
Also counts as Humanities
HIST 317 Islam and the West Also counts as Social Science
HIST 371 Africa and the Middle East (NELC 334) Foundational Course;
Also counts as Humanities or Social Science
HIST 550 Zionist Founders & Sabra Children (Topics in Jewish History)  
HIST 640 Consumer Culture in the Middle East and North Africa  
NELC 235 Food in the Islamic Middle East Also counts as Humanities
NELC 238 Classical Islamic Law Also counts as Social Science
NELC 239 Migration and the Middle East Also counts as Humanities or Social Science
NELC 331 Iraq, Egypt & Algeria Also counts as Humanities or Social Science
NELC 332 North Africa: History, Culture, Society Also counts as Humanities or Social Science
NELC 335 Muslims, Christians, Jews Also counts as Humanities
NELC 336 Nationalism and Communal Identity in the Middle East Also counts as Humanities or Social Science
NELC 338 Age of Sultans 1100-1500 Also counts as Humanities
NELC 437 Islamic Intellectual Tradition Also counts as Humanities
NELC 638 Approaches to Islamic Law Also counts as Social Science
PSCI 598 Politics of Contemporary Iraq and Sudan
(Graduate Topics in Political Science)
Also counts as Social Science
RELS 445 Sufism Also counts as Humanities
RELS 545 Sufi Texts / Hadith / The Qur’an (Topics in Islamic Religion) Also counts as Humanities