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Middle East & Islamic Studies Minor

Study the Arabic Language, Explore Unique Cultures
  • Minor

    Interdisciplinary − Stand-Alone Minor That Can be Earned Alongside Any Program of Study at UNCW

  • Abroad

    Program Offers a Faculty-Led Study Abroad Opportunity in Morocco

  • 5th

    Among Peer Institutions in Number of Students Studying Abroad

Knowledge of the Middle East is useful in careers such as:

An understanding of Middle Eastern cultures is a valued skill in international business.

Arabic language skills are important to diplomatic careers.

The minor can lead to teaching and tutoring careers.

The ability to speak Arabic is a valuable skill in the tourism industry.

An understanding of Middle Eastern cultures is important to international law and the global community.

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Learn To

Gain an intermediate level of proficiency in Arabic

Study Middle Eastern civilizations, histories, languages and religions

Understand the region’s impact on the global community

Middle East and Islamic Studies, Minor Program Overview