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B.A. in Middle East Studies - Arabic Emphasis

Program Duration

48 monthsProgram duration

Main Subject Area

Area StudiesMain Subject Area

Program overview

Main Subject

Area Studies

Degree

Other

Study Level

Undergraduate

Program Purpose: The Middle East Studies program prepares students to be broadly knowledgeable about the culture, civilization, and languages of the Middle East and to possess the necessary research and communication skills to continue to learn about the Middle East in areas of Anthropology, History, Political Science, and one of the four Middle East Languages: Arabic, Hebrew, Persian, or Turkish. Students should be prepared for entry level positions in the public, private, or nonprofit sectors, or to continue their studies in a graduate program at an academic institution. Learning Outcomes: Knowledge Demonstrate general knowledge of the history, culture, politics, economics, geography and social conditions of the countries of the Middle East understanding both the diversity of the region and interconnections within it. Courses that contribute: MID E 1000, MID E 1545, MID E 1546 Interdisciplinary Research Methodologies Understand the interdisciplinary framework for area studies expertise and utilize a variety of methodological and theoretical approaches from the humanities, social sciences, or professions in the study the Middle East. Courses that contribute: upper division electives, signature experience Language Proficiency Communicate effectively in a Middle East language at the intermediate level according to the ACTFL proficiency guidelines, i.e. “handle successfully a variety of uncomplicated communicative tasks in straightforward social situations…limited to those predictable and concrete exchanges necessary for survival.” Comprehend “simple, sentence-length speech…in a variety of basic personal and social contexts.” Read “short, non-complex texts that convey basic information and deal with basic personal and social topics.” Direct Measure: ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview upon completion of the major requirements Cultural Competence: Demonstrate cultural competence through the ability to understand, communicate with and interact with people across cultures; think critically about one’s own culture and worldview; and analyze cultural differences. Courses/experiences that contribute: upper division coursework; signature experience

Program overview

Main Subject

Area Studies

Degree

Other

Study Level

Undergraduate

Program Purpose: The Middle East Studies program prepares students to be broadly knowledgeable about the culture, civilization, and languages of the Middle East and to possess the necessary research and communication skills to continue to learn about the Middle East in areas of Anthropology, History, Political Science, and one of the four Middle East Languages: Arabic, Hebrew, Persian, or Turkish. Students should be prepared for entry level positions in the public, private, or nonprofit sectors, or to continue their studies in a graduate program at an academic institution. Learning Outcomes: Knowledge Demonstrate general knowledge of the history, culture, politics, economics, geography and social conditions of the countries of the Middle East understanding both the diversity of the region and interconnections within it. Courses that contribute: MID E 1000, MID E 1545, MID E 1546 Interdisciplinary Research Methodologies Understand the interdisciplinary framework for area studies expertise and utilize a variety of methodological and theoretical approaches from the humanities, social sciences, or professions in the study the Middle East. Courses that contribute: upper division electives, signature experience Language Proficiency Communicate effectively in a Middle East language at the intermediate level according to the ACTFL proficiency guidelines, i.e. “handle successfully a variety of uncomplicated communicative tasks in straightforward social situations…limited to those predictable and concrete exchanges necessary for survival.” Comprehend “simple, sentence-length speech…in a variety of basic personal and social contexts.” Read “short, non-complex texts that convey basic information and deal with basic personal and social topics.” Direct Measure: ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview upon completion of the major requirements Cultural Competence: Demonstrate cultural competence through the ability to understand, communicate with and interact with people across cultures; think critically about one’s own culture and worldview; and analyze cultural differences. Courses/experiences that contribute: upper division coursework; signature experience

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Undergraduate

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