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The Major

Information about Major requirements.

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR:
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Total Units Required                                                                                                                       78–80 units

Preparatory Subject Matter                                                                                                                 8–38 units
History 6, History 8                                                                                                                                    8 units
 
Two years (or the equivalent) of Arabic, Hebrew, or Hindi/Urdu (other ME/SA regional languages accepted with petition).
Arabic 1, 2, 3, 21, 22, 23
Hebrew 1, 2, 3, 21, 22, 23
Hindi/Urdu 1, 2, 3, 21, 22, 23                                                                                                                0–30 units
 
Depth Subject Matter                                                                                                                        40–42 units

Middle East/South Asia Studies 100                                                                                                             4 units
Middle East/South Asia Studies 180                                                                                                             4 units
 
Two courses from:
Anthropology 142; Asian American Studies *189E; Comparative Literature 155; History 113, 115F, 190A, 190B,
190C,193A, 193B; Music *129B; Political Science 135, 136; Religious Studies 3E, 131, 160, 161, 162;
Women’s Studies 178A, 184                                                                                                                         8 units

Two courses from:
Anthropology 145; Asian American Studies 150F, *189E; History 102Q, 196A, 196B;
Middle East/South Asia Studies 112; Music *129B, 148; Religious Studies 170;
Women’s Studies 178B                                                                                                                                 8 units


List of upper-division courses for the fulfillment of major requirements                                                16–18 units

Anthropology 142, 145;
Arabic 121, 122, 123;
Art History 156, 155;
Asian American Studies 150F, 189E;
Comparative Literature 155, 166;
History 102Q, 102R, 113, 115F, 190A, 190B,190C, 193A, 193B, 196A,196B;
Middle East/South Asia Studies 112, 150, 180**, 192, 194H, 198, 199;
Music 129B 148;
Political Science 135, 136;
Religious Studies 131, 160, 161, 162, 167, 170;
Women’s Studies 178A, 178B, 184

Total Units for Major                                                                                                                          78–80 units 

                                         

Note: With prior consultation with an advisor, students can petition the Program Committee in advance to accept
          other elective courses toward the major program, including language courses.

Restriction: No more than six units of MSA 92, 98, 99, 192, 198, and 199 may be offered in satisfaction of the
                   major requirements.

* May be counted once for credit

**May be counted twice for credit
























 

 


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