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Major in Middle Eastern and South Asian Studies

MESAS offers a humanities based area studies major that allows for two tracks, a Middle East Track and a South Asia Track, which come together at the junior year to form a single, comparative major. Students who complete the major will have the knowledge, languages and analytic tools to pursue employment or advanced study of the regions.

Major in Arabic Studies

MESAS also offers a major focusing on Arabic Studies, with students reaching advanced-plus proficiency in Arabic language and applying methods of literary and linguistic interpretation of Arabic texts. Students will achieve a broad cultural understanding of the Arab world, examining a wide range of views and perspectives.