MAJOR IN MIDDLE EAST STUDIES
Completion of first-year requirements, with a minimum mark of 60% in 3.0 principal courses.
2.0 courses: History 2606E, Religious Studies 2285F/G, 2286F/GNote: Some courses in this module may require prerequisites; students are advised to check course prerequisites carefully.
0.5 course from: Religious Studies 2345F/G, 2346F/G, 2500F/G
1.0 course from: Arabic 1030, 2250, 3300; Hebrew 1030, 1040A/B, 1041A/B, 2200 Hebrew 2200, 2240A/B, 2241A/B*
2.0 courses: 1.0 course each from any two of the following three areas:
1) Religion and Philosophy: Philosophy 2665F/G, 2667F/G, 2668F/G, 4674F/G, 4675F/G, 4676F/G Religious Studies 2114A/B, 2204F/G, 2213F/G, 2262F/G, 2347F/G, 2501F/G, 2503F/G, 2219A/B
2) History and Politics: History 2607F/G, 2809E, 3605E, 3691E, Political Science 3328F/G, 3329F/G, 4409F/G, 4443E
3) Literature and Culture: Anthropology 2219F/G, Arabic 2250*, Arabic 3300*, Centre for Global Studies 2340F/G, 2341F/G, Film Studies 2251E, Religious Studies 2502F/G, 2504F/G, Hebrew 2200*, Hebrew 2240A/B*, Hebrew 2241A/B*
1.5 courses from any of the following not taken above: Philosophy 2665F/G, 2667F/G, 2668F/G, 4674F/G, 4675F/G, 4676F/G; Religious Studies 2114A/B, 2204F/G, 2213F/G, 2262F/G, 2347F/G, 2501F/G, 2502F/G, 2503F/G, 2219A/B, 2504F/G; History 2607F/G, 2608F/G, 2809E, 3605E, 3691E; Political Science 3328F/G, 3329F/G, 4409F/G, 4443E; Anthropology 2219F/G, Arabic 2250*, Arabic 3300*, Centre for Global Studies 2340F/G, 2341F/G; Film Studies 2251E; Hebrew 2200*, Hebrew 2240A/B*, Hebrew 2241A/B*
At least 1.0 of the courses taken to fulfill the options in Religion and Philosophy, History and Politics or Literature and Culture must be at the 3000 level or above**
* Any 2000 level course or above taken in Arabic or Hebrew beyond the 1.0 required to fulfill the Language category may be used to fulfill the Literature and Culture requirement
** The History Department will maintain a list of special topics courses that can fulfill the requirements for this module.
Rules Governing Course Overlaps for the Middle East Studies Major
Upon request a maximum of 1.0 course credit may be allowed towards fulfilling the requirements of the Middle East Studies Major for courses taken at the 2000 level or above, if the course is eligible for credit under the rules of the Middle East Studies Major, even if the course has been credited towards a different module. Please note that this does not lower the total number of courses needed to meet graduation requirements.