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  Sep 22, 2017
 
2017-2018 General Catalog

Middle East Studies, B.A. - Arabic Emphasis


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Major Requirements for Middle East Studies


Middle East Studies
www.mec.utah.edu
Carolyn Tanner Irish Humanities Building Room 210
801-581-6101
international-area-studies@utah.edu

Minimum Degree Hours: 122
Minimum Major Hours: 33

Graduation Requirements

  • All courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.

Honors in Middle East Studies

Students seeking an HBA in Middle East Studies must complete:

Upper Division Area Studies Courses


Complete 18 credits of Middle East Studies 3000+ level courses

  • See approved courses list on the Middle East Studies website.

Signature Experience


Complete 3 credits through a Middle East Studies’ relevant internship, study abroad, research course, Model Arab League, or Honors thesis. Must be pre-approved by an International & Area Studies advisor.

Emphasis Requirements for Arabic


Complete the following requirements. See advisor for acceptable equivalencies.

Oral Proficiency Interview


  • Complete the Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI). See the Middle East Studies website for more information.

Sample 4-yr Degree Plan


Note: This is just a sample. Log into My Degree Dashboard (in CIS) and meet with your academic advisor to fit a program of study with your academic record.

First Year


Fall Semester


  • ARAB 1010 - Beginning Arabic I 4 Credit(s)
  • General Education - (WR2) 3 Credit(s)
  • General Education - (QA) 3 Credit(s)
  • General Education - (BF) 3 Credit(s) - check for possible MES course
Total Hours: 13

Spring Semester


  • ARAB 1020 - Beginning Arabic II 4 Credit(s)
  • General Education - (AI) 3 Credit(s)
  • General Education - (QB) 3 Credit(s)
  • Bachelor Degree - (DV) 3 Credit(s) - Check for possible MES course
  • General Elective Hours 3 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 16

Second Year


Fall Semester


Total Hours: 16

Spring Semester


Total Hours: 16

Third Year


Fall Semester


  • ARAB 3010 - Third Year Arabic - Language & Culture 3 Credit(s)
  • Bachelor Degree - (CW) 3 Credit(s)
  • Bachelor Degree - (IR) 3 Credit(s) - if not doing U of U study abroad or global internship, check for possible MES course
  • General Education - (BF) 3 Credit(s) - check for possible MES course
  • MES Upper Division 3 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 15

Spring Semester


Total Hours: 15

Fourth Year


Fall Semester


  • MES Upper-Division 6 Credit(s)
  • Upper- Division General Electives 6 Credit(s)
  • General Elective Hours 3 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 15

Spring Semester


  • General Elective Hours 8 Credit(s)
  • Upper-Division General Electives 8 Credit(s) - or how many credits remain
Total Hours: 16

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