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Minor in Comparative Islamic Studies

[Conversion table: JSIS course numbers in effect through Sum 2012]

30 credits, to include the following:

  1. NEAR E 229/JSIS A 210 (5 credits)

  2. NEAR E 230/JSIS C 211 or NEAR E 231/JSIS C 212 (5)

  3. 10 credits in Islamic religious traditions and texts, chosen from an approved list*

  4. 10 credits in history society and culture of Islam, chosen from an approved list*

  5. Minimum grade of 2.0 required in each course applied toward the minor.

Electives Lists

*Islamic Religious Traditions and Texts (10 crs)

NEAR E 402 Classic Arabic Literature in Translation (3)
NEAR E 423 Persian Literature in Translation (3)
NEAR E 442 Turkish Literature in Translation (3)
NEAR E 425 Current Trends Modern Near Eastern Lit and Criticism (3)
NEAR E/
  JSIS C 430
Scripture and Law in Islam (5)
JSIS C 432 Ritual and Territory in Islam (5)
JSIS C 435 Life of Prophet Muhammad (5) I&S/VLPA
ARAB 451 Adab Prose: Jahiz (3)
ARAB 452 Maqamat: Hamadhani, Hariri (3)
ARAB 453 Historical Texts (3)
ARAB 454 Quran and Its Interpretation (3)
ARAB 455 Ritual and Legal Texts (3)
ARAB 456 Islamic Political Theorists (3)
ARAB 459 Islamic Philosophical Literature (3)
ARAB 460 Islamic Theological and Mystical Literature (3)
ARAB 462 Sirah and Maghazi Texts (3)
ARAB 470 Stories of the Prophets (3) I&S/
PRSAN 452 Modern Persian Literature: A Survey (3)
PRSAN 453 Classical Persian Literature: A Survey (3)
PRSAN 454 The Epic Tradition in Iran (3)
PRSAN 455 The Persian Ghazal (3)
PRSAN 456 Sufism: Thought and Expression (3)
TKIC 454 Introduction to Uzbek Literature (3)
TKIC 455 Introduction to Uzbek Literature (3)
TKIC 456 Introduction to Uzbek Literature (3)
TKISH 451 Readings in Turkish Literary Hist I: Modern (3)
TKISH 452 Readings in Turkish Lit Hist II: Lit of
Ottoman Empire (3)

*History, Society, and Culture of Islam (10 crs)

ANTH/AAS 314 Culture, Environment, Identity of Island SE Asia (5)
ANTH 318 Peoples and Cultures of the Islamic Middle East (3)
ANTH 401 West African Societies (3)
HIST 161 Survey of the Muslim Near East (5)
HIST 260 Slavery in History: A Comparative Study (5)
HIST 461 History of the Middle East: 622-1300 (5)
HIST 462 History of the Middle East: 1258-1798 (5)
HIST 463 History of the Middle East Since 1789 (5) I
HSTAS/JSIS A 221 History of Southeast Asia (5)
HSTAS 402 History of Medieval and Mughal India (5)
HSTAS 403 History of Modern India to 1900 (5)
HSTAS 462 Southeast Asian History to 1800 (5)
HSTAS 463 Southeast Asian History from 1800 to the
Present (5)
HSTEU 453 History of the Balkans, 1400 to the Present (5)
MUSIC 316 Music Cultures of the World (5)
MUSIC 439 Music of Indonesia and the Philippines (3)
MUSIC 444 Music of the Near East (3)
NEAR E 242 Cultural History of Turkey: From Empire to
Nation (5)
NEAR E 250 Iranian Culture and Civilization (5) I
NEAR E 440 Calligraphy in Islamic Culture (3)
POL S 331 Govt and Politics in the Middle East &
North Africa (5)
POL S 431 International Relations in the Middle East (5)
POL S 433 International Relations in Southeast Asia (5)
POL S/JSIS A 340 Government and Politics of South Asia (5)
POL S/JSIS A 434 International Relations of South Asia (5)
POL S/JSIS A 347 Politics and Change in Southeast Asia (5)
JSIS A 379/
      NEAR E 261
Turkic Peoples of Central Asia (3)
JSIS A 410/ Trends in the Contemporary Middle East (3)
JSIS B 406 /POL S 432 Political Islam and Islamic Fundamentalism (5)
JSIS B 407 Political Islam and Contemporary Islamist
Movements (5)
   
JSIS D 440 Survey of Cultures of the Turkic Peoples of Central Asia (3)

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