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Contact Information:

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
Email: neareast@u.arizona.edu
Web: External Link Department Homepage

General Information:

ARB  Course Descriptions: Arabic
NES  Course Descriptions: Near Eastern Studies
PRS  Course Descriptions: Persian

Faculty Members

The Department of Near Eastern Studies is in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences.

Degrees, Majors, Minors, and Options:

Baccalaureate Degree
  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
Graduate Degrees -- consult the Graduate Catalog or department office for details.
  • Master of Arts (M.A.)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
Major and Degrees -- undergraduate degrees link to the Degree/Academic Program Requirements Reports (APRRs).
  • Near Eastern Studies (B.A., M.A., Ph.D.)
Undergraduate Minors -- minors link to Minor Requirements Reports.

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 advisor.

For more information contact the department office listed above.

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