Undergraduate Catalog F12-S13 with Spring 2013 Course Updates

Arab Studies Minor

The minor in Arab Studies requires 18 semester hours (at least 9 advanced hours) taken from the courses listed below. A minimum of 12 hours must be taken in residence, and at least 6 of the 9 advanced hours must be taken in residence. A student must earn a 2.00 cumulative grade point average in courses attempted in the minor field at the University of Houston.

The minor in Arab Studies consists of the following 18 hour requirement:

1. Nine semester hours required from:
ARAB 2302. Intermediate Arabic II
ARAB 3301. Advanced Modern Standard Arabic I
ARAB 3302. Advanced Modern Standard Arabic II
2. Six semester hours taken from:
ARAB 3303.Qur'anic and Classical Arabic
ARAB 3305. or ARAB 3306. Introduction to Arabic Culture, Language, and Islam
ARAB 3312. Introduction to Arabic Literature in Translation
ARAB 3313. Qur'an as Literature
ARAB 3314. Women and Gender in Arabic Literature
ARAB 3340. Modernity and Rationalism in Islamic Tradition
WCL 3341. Early Islamic Society: Literature and Thought
WCL 3377. The Modern Middle East: Literature, Politics, and Ideas
HIST 3378. Modern Middle East
3. Three semester hours taken from:
ARTH 3313. Ancient Near Eastern Art
ENGL 3365. Postcolonial Literature
HIST 3377. The Middle East from 1300 to the Present
HIST 3390. Middle East: Pictures & Words
POLS 3326. Government and Politics in the Middle East
POLS 4333. Islam and Democracy
POLS 4348. Contemporary Islamic Political Thought
RELS 3350. Islam
RELS 3360. Muslim-Christian Relations


Catalog Publish Date: August 22, 2012
This Page Last Updated: August 16, 2012