Master of Arts in the Field of International Affairs, Middle East Concentration

A major field with a regional focus on the Middle East consists of 12 credits (four 3-credit classes), as described below:

Choose at least one:
PSC 6377Comparative Politics of the Middle East
PSC 6478International Relations of the Middle East
Supporting courses:
ANTH 6707Issues in Middle East Anthropology
IAFF 6364Religion and Society in the Modern Middle East
IAFF 6378Special Topics in Middle East Studies
• Iraq and Iran
• Lebanon and Syria
• Politics of North Africa
• Politics and Religion in Post-Revolutionary Iran
• U.S. Policy in the Gulf

A full listing of Middle East courses is posted in advance of each semester on the Institute for Middle East Studies website.

Note: Special/Selected Topics courses change often
Check the schedule of classes for each semester's offerings. With permission of the program director, other Special/Selected Topics courses not listed here may be used to fulfill program requirements.