Middle East Studies (MES)

MES 2301  Introduction to the Middle East  (3)  
A regional geographic introduction to the Middle East region. An overview of the physical, cultural, ethnographic, economic and geopolitical components of the region followed by a more in-depth description of selected political states.
MES 3V00  Biblical Heritage and Contemporary Society in the Holy Land  (1-3)  
Pre-requisite(s): REL 1310 and 1350  
A tour and intensive study of the Holy Land, focusing on the geological, historical, archaeological, cultural, and theological contexts of the land of the Bible.
MES 4378  Religion & Politics in the Middle East  (3)  
Pre-requisite(s): Upper-level standing  
An examination of the relationship between religion and politics in select countries of the Middle East.
MES 4V01  Readings in Mid-East Studies  (1-3)  
Pre-requisite(s): Senior standing and approval of Director of Middle East Studies  
A tutorial course, individually designed to either allow in-depth study of special topic of student/faculty interest; or allow for a student to have individualized instruction in a broad area of Middle East studies. Details arranged. The course may be repeated once when content differs.