Middle Eastern Studies
Intended Learning Outcomes
Students will demonstrate:
- basic familiarity with some of the following aspects of Middle Eastern cultures -- history, politics, religion, philosophy, literature, social institutions and practices, economy, art, and geography.
- understanding of some of the major theoretical and/or methodological approaches to the study of the Middle East.
- the capacity to reflect critically on their own location and involvement in the complex and diverse relations – of interdependence, cooperation, and conflict – between their own cultural experiences and commitments and those of others in the Middle East.