The online graduate certificate in Middle Eastern Studies provides a comprehensive understanding of Middle Eastern culture, religion, security issues, conflicts, and governance. Knowledge gained in this program is helpful if your career path brings you in contact with Middle Eastern people and cultures. This online certificate is intended for graduate students who wish to expand their knowledge of the Middle East without committing to a degree program.
Upon successful completion of this certificate, the student will be able to:
- Explain the role of religion in the political, economic, and cultural life of the area.
- Assess the security issues of the region.
- Evaluate the impact of the Arab-Israeli conflict on the region.
- Examine the impact of U.S. policy on the region.
Certificate Requirements (18 semester hours)
|IRLS501||Comparative Political Systems||3|
|IRLS660||Seminar in Middle East Politics and Security||3|
|IRLS662||Middle Eastern Culture||3|
|IRLS664||Politics and Culture in Central Asia||3|
|MILH669||Arab-Israeli Conflict: Contemporary Politics & Diplomacy||3|
|Total Semester Hours||18|