Undergraduate Program The Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures introduces people, languages, cultures, and societies of the Near and Middle East to the students. Placement Exams Placement exams are required for students with any prior exposure to the language either at home, through overseas experience, or at another institution. Read more about it at Google Street View now has images of Egyptian monuments. Out of these 12 credits, at least 6 credits must be obtained through language study at the fourth-year Advanced Level. An internationally renowned scholar in the fields of Islamic mysticism, comparative religion and classical Arabic literature, Danner led the department for the next five years and — as others recall — was an enthusiastic supporter of the Middle Eastern studies program. This track gives you more developed language skills and is recommended for those who wish to pursue graduate studies or careers in Near Eastern Languages and Cultures.
Enhance your major Working with faculty When pursuing a major in , you have the opportunity to work with faculty who have expertise and experience in the field. This may even be a great way to prepare yourself for a semester or year of studying abroad. Students who fail an exam may be offered one opportunity to retake it. Near Eastern Languages and Cultures majors become researchers, information analysts, linguists, policy advisors, educators, translators, tourism advisors, businesspersons, security personnel, journalists, or aid workers, among many other options. Complete the form online and print out a copy.
Hamilton Lugar School students should consider taking. More than 200 students are enrolled in all levels of Arabic instruction and there are nearly 100 students enrolled in masters and doctoral programs. Democratic breakdown has not been as amply studied as democratization. Check out the program, which connects students with the College's most influential, successful, and inspiring alumni. High achieving students may be recognized for in the College of Arts and Sciences, or be eligible for admission to the.
Languages that count toward the major are Arabic, Acient Egyptian, Hebrew, and Persian. As your interests develop, you might want to take an independent readings course under the guidance of faculty. We offer a major leading to the Bachelor of Arts degree, and minors in Arabic, Persian, Islamic Studies, and Near Eastern Civilization. Proficiency exams are not tied to special credit. Graduates of this major pursue careers in a variety of fields, especially in government, journalism, the military, and with various nonprofits. Tracks and concentrations Two tracks are available in the major: the Culture track and the Language track.
This track is also recommended to students participating in the. Language study Developing language expertise is a core part of the Ph. They therefore withheld from both Parliament and the public evidence that would have cast doubt on their anti-Ottoman policies. Course Requirements A minimum of 90 credit hours of graduate work including credits earned for the M. To do so, they are required to take at least 12 credit hours of graduate-level course work, to be approved by the Director of Graduate Studies so as to form a coherent program. Minor in Near Eastern Languages and Cultures Students from other departments are welcome to minor in Near Eastern Languages and Cultures as part of their doctoral program.
Elective chosen in consultation with program advisor. Politicians felt the need for popular support. Make a practice of attending office hours early in your academic career, to get to know your professors and discuss your options for advanced study in the field. Join and use the to remain in touch, network directly, follow careers, and let others know where your path takes you. .
Asma Afsaruddin Graduates enter careers in academia, foreign service, public and business administration. Before you pursue one of their programs, make sure to check our website and make sure it is not a program that we co-sponsor — in which case you would apply to the program though our office. As you identify an area of focus and continue with upper level coursework, you will further develop language competency and begin more in-depth study of a particular theme, topic, or Near Eastern culture. Launch your career Plan your search A good starting point for exploring your career options is with a. The Middle East is one of the most historic and storied areas of the world.
The Office of International Services hosts , including conversation clubs where you can meet people and practice language. Only absolute beginners may place themselves. He returned to the United States in 1964 and graduated with a doctorate from Harvard University six years later. About the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures The Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures is part of the. It proposes a method by which this area of study can be strengthened within our existing means.
Your academic advisor and can also help you find ways to strengthen and deepen the knowledge you already have, becoming more prepared for whatever path you select after your college career. Graduate-level Egyptology courses can also be used to fulfil Ph. In no sense were the British friends of the Ottomans. We are thus justifiably proud of belonging to one of the oldest and most venerable departments of its kind in the nation. Near Eastern Languages and Culture students have studied in Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Morocco, and Turkey, as well as locations around the world. What facilitates the onset of authoritarianism? The paper must be modeled, both in format and in intellectual substance, on articles that would be acceptable for publication in a scholarly journal of an appropriate sub-discipline of Near Eastern Studies.