Middle East Studies



By minoring in Middle East studies, students will be introduced to the rich history and culture of the Middle East through courses on Islam, Middle Eastern government and politics, and the languages and cultures of the Arab world. The courses in history and politics are highlighted by classes introducing students to the Arabic language.

Career Application

Studying and understanding these aspects of the Middle East is important for graduates as they seek careers in education, business, international law, social work, communication, journalism, tourism, diplomacy, foreign service, and religious work.

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Arabic Club

Practice Arabic with your fellow students while learning about and enjoying Middle-Eastern culture.

Study Abroad

Study languages in their native contexts and gain greater understanding of the ways that language influences populations and cultures.

TALC Language Labs

Studying language at USU? Visit the Technology Assisted Language Center to print assignments, visit with tutors, and read native language media.

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Scholarships & Financial Aid

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