2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    May 07, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Middle Eastern Studies Minor

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College of Arts and Humanities
Department of History
Middle Eastern Studies Program
Trevor Colbourn Hall (TCH), 319


Program Director: Dr. Hakan Ozoglu

The Middle Eastern Studies minor is designed to complement a student’s major area of study. The minor requires a core of Middle Eastern Studies courses as well as a selection of directed electives.

Minor Admission Requirements

  • None

Minor Requirements

  • None

Prerequisite Courses

  • None

Required Courses (9 Credit Hours)

Restricted Electives (9 Credit Hours)

Additional courses may be used only with prior permission of the program director.

Although not required, students are strongly encouraged to complete at least one year of Arabic (ARA 1120C , ARA 1121C ) and/or Hebrew (HBR 1120 , HBR 1121 )

A list of approved restricted elective courses is found in the myKnight audit.

Foreign Language Requirements

  • None

Total Undergraduate Credit Hours Required: 18

Other Requirements

  • Students who are also minoring or completing a certificate in Judaic Studies may not have more than 3 credits that are counted in both programs.
  • At least 15 hours used to satisfy this minor must be at the upper division level.
  • A grade of “C” or above (2.0) is required in each course for the minor.
  • At least 12 hours used in the minor must be earned at UCF.
  • No credit by exam (TSD, Military credit) may be used.
  • Internship, Co-op, or Independent Study credit cannot be used toward the minor.

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