Islamic Studies Undergraduate Minor

Program Requirements

  • Minimum of 18 credits.
  • There is no required study abroad.
Language *6
Beginning Arabic I
Beginning Arabic II
Topics in Premodern World History
Electives **9
Select three courses at the 200-level or above from the following: 1
Approaches to the Qur'an
The Making of the African Diaspora
Islam and the Construction of Gender
Religions of Iran: Selected Topics
Topics in Islam: Islamic Thought, Culture, and History

If a student places out of 1st year Arabic, they may fulfill the language credits with other advisor approved Islamic Studies courses.


Other classes that offer Islamic Studies content may be substituted as an elective with advisor approval.


The following special topics courses may be substituted with advisor approval when the topic contains Islamic Studies content: HIS 207, HIS 209