Requirements of the Major

Prerequisites: None

Number of courses. 12 term courses (including senior essay)

Language and civilization (Track A: Depth)

  • 6 term courses of up to 2 Near Eastern language courses
  • 1 Foundations course
  • 4 electives
  • Senior essay: NELC 492 and/or 493 or in a department seminar
Languages, civilization, and culture (Track B: breadth)
  • 4 term courses of 1 or more Near Eastern language courses
  • 2 Foundations courses
  • 5 electives, including 1 course each in the ancient, medieval, and modern periods
  • Senior essay: NELC 492 and/or 493, or in a department seminar

All course schedules must be discussed with the assigned faculty adviser and approved by the DUS.

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