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University of California, Riverside
Middle East and Islamic Studies, B.A.

The Middle East and Islamic Studies major is designed to provide undergraduate students with a broad understanding of the history, politics and culture of the Middle East and Islamic traditions. The major offers an interdisciplinary approach to the study of the Middle East and Islamic traditions with focuses on gender, history, literature, popular discourses and politics, which canvass from North Africa to Southeast Asia. The multidisciplinary nature of the program prepares students for a critical understanding of current issues and further study in a number of academic fields at the graduate level. The major is useful to students planning careers in politics and government, business, education, international organizations, journalism, and the arts, as well as for those who simply desire a better understanding of the Middle East, Islam and Islamic cultures.

  IGETC recommended for this major? Yes
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