Requirements: Middle East Pluralities Major (B.A.)

All BA or BSc degrees require the completion of a minimum 128 credits with a minimum GPA of 2.0.
For further degree requirements, please see our BA/BSc Requirements Page.

Global Liberal Arts Core Curriculum

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For further description of the courses required within each section of GLACC, see here or download the degree worksheet to the right.

Course Number
Course Name
Prerequisites
INTEGRATIVE INQUIRY
CCI 1
Four Integrative Inquiry Courses (course type CCI)
(May not overlap with major, at least one must be at AUP. All courses must be outside the major's disciplinary base.)

Freshmen satisfy CCI courses as follows: FirstBridge (two courses) and two additional CCI courses outside the major discipline. FirstBridge courses may not replace major requirements.

Transfer students satisfy CCI courses as follows: four CCI courses outside the major discipline; at least one CCI must be taken at AUP.
 
CCI 2
 
CCI 3
 
CCI 4
 
CCX
Experiential Learning
 
CRITICAL INQUIRY AND EXPRESSION
EN 2020 CCE
(minimum grade of "C")
Writing & Criticism
EN1010 (minimum grade of "C")
CCD
Digital Literacy and Communication
 
See list of major requirements below for course with type CCR
Disciplinary Research Methods/Writing in the Discipline
 
QUANTITATIVE AND EXPERIMENTAL REASONING
MA 1005 or Above (course type CCM)
Quantitative Reasoning
 
Lab science course coded CCS (4CR lecture with corresponding 0CR lab)
Experimental Reasoning
MA1005CCM or higher to be taken before or at the same time
EXPRESSION FRANÇAISE
FR 1200 CCF (or above) (minimum grade of "C")
Elementary French & Culture II 
FR1100 (minimum grade of "C")
AUP CAPSTONE
See list of major requirements below for course with type CCC
AUP Capstone
 

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS – 48 credits

(Minimum grade of “C-“ required in each course)

 

COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME PREREQUISITES

HI1006REG

WORLD HISTORY FROM 1500 None
AB1010REG ELEMENTARY ARABIC I None
AB1020REG ELEMENTARY ARABIC II AB1010
AB1030REG INTERMEDIATE ARABIC I AB1020
AB1040REG INTERMEDIATE ARABIC II AB1030
HI2010REG SITUATING THE MIDDLE EAST I None
HI2035REG SITUATING THE MIDDLE EAST II None
HI2040REG ENCOUNTERS BETWEEN THE MIDDLE EAST AND THE WEST None
HI3050CCR HISTORY WORKSHOP [course:me3050:prereq]
PO3072REG POLITICS OF THE MIDDLE EAST College Level=Junior OR PO1011GE110 OR PO1012 OR PO1011CCR
ME4095CCC Senior Project College Level=Senior

 

Electives

Select one course that focuses on the Middle East offered in any discipline, such as those listed below.)
COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME PREREQUISITES
HI1015REG HISTORY OF THE MIDDLE EAST I None
HI1016REG HISTORY OF THE MIDDLE EAST II None
ME2011REG EARLY ISLAMIC HISTORY None
AH2024CCI INTRO TO ISLAMIC ART & ARCHITECTURE None
ES3017REG THE ISLAMIC CITY None
FM3076REG ARAB AND AFRICAN CINEMA None
ME3091REG TOPICS IN ME STUDIES None
CM4073REG MEDIA & SOCIETY IN THE ARAB WORLD None

 

FREE ELECTIVES

Any courses desired – must complete a total of 128 credit hours to graduate.

 

HONORS

Students earning a 3.7 GPA in the major and completing a senior honors thesis will receive honors.