Department of Near Eastern Studies
The University of Arizona
Marshall Building, 440
845 N Park Ave
PO Box 210158B
Tucson, AZ 85721-0158
Phone: (520) 621-8013|
Fax: (520) 621-2333
ARB Course Descriptions:
NES Course Descriptions: Near Eastern
PRS Course Descriptions: Persian
The Department of Near Eastern
Studies is in the College of Social and
Degrees, Majors, Minors, and Options:
Graduate Degrees -- consult the
Graduate Catalog or
department office for details.
Major and Degrees -- undergraduate degrees link to the
Degree/Academic Program Requirements Reports (APRRs).
- Master of Arts (M.A.)
- Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
Undergraduate Minors -- minors link to Minor Requirements Reports.
- Near Eastern Studies (B.A.,
The undergraduate program requires a minor; students may
select any minor from among the list of approved University minors.
Minors available within the department are:
The Department of Near Eastern Studies provides programs of study in the
history, cultures, languages, and geography of the geopolitical region of the
world currently referred to as the Middle East or the Near East in antiquity.
The major for the Bachelor of Arts degree requires two years or the
equivalent of Arabic, Persian, Hebrew, Akkadian or other appropriate language.
All courses are chosen in consultation with and approved by a departmental
For more information contact the department office listed