Many courses in addition to those listed below may be eligible for fulfilling the requirements of the Five College Middle Eastern Studies Certificate. Students are encouraged to consult a Middle Eastern Studies Program campus advisor to identify courses that are appropriate for their interests.



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All Five College registration for Fall 2021 has been deferred to the summer. See the Five College Course Schedule page for more information about course registration for this fall, and if you’re a part of a Five College certificate program, please contact your certificate advisor for more information.

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Fall 2021 Courses

For other language courses, see Language Courses in the Five Colleges and the Arabic Language Initiative.

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2021
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ANTH 265 01 The Middle East Christopher Dole TTH 03:00PM-04:20PM Amherst College
ARCH 152 01 Islamic World Yael Rice MW 12:00PM-01:20PM Amherst College
ARHA 152 01 Islamic World Yael Rice MW 12:00PM-01:20PM Amherst College
ASLC 126 01 Middle Eastern History Monica Ringer TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
ASLC 142 01 Islamic World Yael Rice MW 12:00PM-01:20PM Amherst College
ASLC 266 01 The Middle East Christopher Dole TTH 03:00PM-04:20PM Amherst College
ASLC 283 01 Orthodoxy/Heresy Islam Tariq Jaffer TTH 03:00PM-04:20PM Amherst College
ASLC 385 01 Qur'an Controversies Tariq Jaffer TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
ENGL 301 01 Qur'an Controversies Tariq Jaffer TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
HIST 190 01 Middle Eastern History Monica Ringer TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
HIST 392 01 Inside Iran Monica Ringer MW 08:30AM-09:50AM Amherst College
RELI 283 01 Orthodoxy/Heresy Islam Tariq Jaffer TTH 03:00PM-04:20PM Amherst College
RELI 385 01 Qur'an Controversies Tariq Jaffer TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
ARA 100 01 Elementary Arabic I John O. Weinert M W F 9:25 AM - 10:40 AM Smith College
ARA 100 02 Elementary Arabic I John O. Weinert M W F 10:50 AM - 12:05 PM Smith College
ARA 200 01 Intermediate Arabic I May George M W F 10:50 AM - 12:05 PM Smith College
ARA 300 01 Advanced Arabic I May George M W F 1:20 PM - 2:35 PM Smith College
HST 208 01 Intro Histry Mod Mid East Susanna Ferguson TU TH 1:20 PM - 2:35 PM Smith College
JUD 101 01 Elementary Modern Hebrew I Joanna Caravita M W F 9:25 AM - 10:40 AM Smith College
MES 100 01 Intro to Middle East Studies Steven Heydemann W 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Smith College

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