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Sample Program

SAMPLE PROGRAM: Two Years for Full-Time Students

It fulfills the following requirements:

  • 30 credits/10 courses
  • Middle Eastern language graduation requirement

 

Year One, FALL

MES 73000: History of Modern Middle East

MES 74500: The Arab-Israeli Conflict

   ARB 101: Beginning Arabic I [Hunter College, credits not counted toward total]


Year One, SPRING

MES 73900: Topics in Middle Eastern History --Modern Imperialism and Shaping the Middle East

MES 76900: Topics in Arabic Literature and Culture -- Contemporary Arab Fiction in Translation

   ARB 102: Beginning Arabic II [Hunter College, credits not counted toward total]


Year One, SUMMER

MES 77000: Internship                                    


Year Two, FALL

MES 72900: Topics in Middle Eastern Anthropology -- Mediated Culture in the Middle East

MES 73900: Topics in Middle Eastern History -- Gender, Sex and Youth

MES 79000 - Thesis Writing Seminar [This course meets every other week for a year]

   ARB 201 Intermediate Arabic I [Hunter College, credits not counted toward total]


Year Two, SPRING

MES 72900: Topics in Middle Eastern Anthropology -- Oil in the Persian Gulf

MES 78000: Special Topics in Middle Eastern Studies -- Islamic Art and Architecture

MES 79000: Thesis Writing Seminar [registered previous semester]

  ARB 202: Intermediate Arabic II [Hunter College, credits not counted toward total]