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Arabic 2

The Less-Commonly-Taught Languages Center makes it possible to study foreign languages not available in other language departments in the University. Up to four courses may be taken in the languages that are offered, for a total of 14 credits over four semesters. LCTL courses make use of the most appropriate language-learning materials available from various sources. Textbooks are available for individual purchase at the Book Center; recorded material may often be duplicated through the language lab for home study in conjunction with our courses.

Course #: 
0132
2011-01-01 00:00:00
Spring
Department: 
Linguistics
Prerequisites: 
None
Primary Focus on Islam?: 
0

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Arabic 4

Course #: 
0134
2011-01-01 00:00:00
Spring
Department: 
Linguistics
Prerequisites: 
Arabic 3 or Equivalent
Primary Focus on Islam?: 
0

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Arabic Life and Thought

Course #: 
1522
2011-01-01 00:00:00
Spring
Department: 
Linguistics
Prerequisites: 
None
Primary Focus on Islam?: 
0

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Architecture of the Middle East

This course explores the architecture of the Middle East from antiquity to the present. The area covered stretches from Egypt in the west to Iran in the east and from Turkey in the north to the Arabian Peninsula in the south. While exploring this historically and culturally diverse region we will concentrate on religious and civic architecture. We will search for forms and themes that bind the ancient past to the medieval and modern landscapes, but will also be aware of the unique circumstances that shaped individual cities and architectural monuments.

Course #: 
HAA 0900
2011-01-01 00:00:00
Spring
Department: 
History of Art and Architecture
Prerequisites: 
None
Primary Focus on Islam?: 
1
Subject(s): 

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Economic Development of the Mena

Nowadays, Countries of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), the area comprising the Arab States, Iran, Israel, and Turkey, face enormous economic challenges in the Twenty-First Century: Stagnant real wages, deteriorating competitiveness, and rapidly growing populations and labor forces, have left most countries in the region unable to afford soaring living standards to much of the society.

Course #: 
ECON 0640
2011-01-01 00:00:00
Spring
Department: 
Economics
Prerequisites: 
None
Primary Focus on Islam?: 
0

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Egyptian Arabic 1

The Less-Commonly-Taught Languages Center makes it possible to study foreign languages not available in other language departments in the University. Up to four courses may be taken in the languages that are offered, for a total of 14 credits over four semesters. LCTL courses make use of the most appropriate language-learning materials available from various sources. Textbooks are available for individual purchase at the Book Center; recorded material may often be duplicated through the language lab for home study in conjunction with our courses.

Course #: 
0701
2011-01-01 00:00:00
Spring
Department: 
Linguistics
Prerequisites: 
Students should have already had LING 0131/Arabic 1 and be enrolled in, or have already taken LING 0132
Primary Focus on Islam?: 
0

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Egyptian Arabic 3

Course #: 
0703
2011-01-01 00:00:00
Spring
Department: 
Linguistics
Prerequisites: 
None
Primary Focus on Islam?: 
0

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Foreign Policies of Middle Eastern States

This course offers a critical comparative assessment of the main factors, actors and dynamics that shape the foreign policy making of Middle Eastern states through a variety of analytical frameworks. We are going to look at systemic and sub-systemic variables (especially power configurations), and unpack the state to analyze the impact of domestic variables (such as regime type, bureaucratic politics, and the role of individuals).

Course #: 
2424
2011-01-01 00:00:00
Spring
Department: 
Graduate School of Public and International Affairs/Political Science
Prerequisites: 
None
Primary Focus on Islam?: 
0

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Government & Politics Middle East

A survey of the developing political systems of the Middle East and their positions in world affairs. Considered are the nature of political leadership, the challenge of generating political legitimacy, the emergence of militant Islam, and the legacy of Western and Soviet imperialisms. The course will examine the states of Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey, Israel as well as the Palestinians within a political development framework. (Comparative Field)

Course #: 
1351
2011-01-01 00:00:00
Spring
Department: 
Political Science
Prerequisites: 
None
Primary Focus on Islam?: 
0

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Iraq Arabic I

Course #: 
0711
2011-01-01 00:00:00
Spring
Department: 
Linguistics
Primary Focus on Islam?: 
0

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