Foreign language programs

Your language study at Northwestern will include cross-cultural opportunities around the world and outside your door as you learn about breaking through barriers. In addition to spending a semester abroad, you might accompany professors as they translate in the courtroom or hospital.

Middle East Studies Minor

The Middle East Studies minor prepares students to engage with the Middle East and the Islamic world, a religion and worldview that will continue to play a critical role in world affairs for the foreseeable future. The minor incorporates a variety of disciplines including history, religion, language and sociology.

Requirements:
Choose one program:
GEN 310 - Middle East Studies Program
GEN 354 - Oman Semester
Choose 8 credits:
HIS 230 - Issues in Cross-Cultural History: Islamic Civilization
PSC 235 - Comparative Politics
REL 295 - Intercultural Communication
REL 390 - World Religions
SOC 290 - Cultural Anthropology
SOC 312 - Sociology of Religion
Total Credits Required: 24