Nov 30, 2020  
Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2018-2019 
    
Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Add to Personal Catalog (opens a new window)

MES 315 - Peoples and Cultures of the Middle East

Credits: 4
Examines variety of peoples and cultures in Middle East societies such as Jordan, Syria, Lebanon, Israel/Palestine and Turkey. Locations will depend on safety conditions prevailing at time of travel, but course introduces students to patterns of thought and behavior which characterize region generally without losing sight of important national differences. Travel allows students to observe and study Middle East as multiethnic, multi-confessional region with variety of social, religious and political groups. Students learn about pressing issues related to gender, conflict, economic development and cultural identity that currently animate the many religious and political communities visited.

Corequisite(s): Available only to students participating in the BestSemester Middle East Studies Program.



Add to Personal Catalog (opens a new window)