Middle East Studies, Associate in Arts (AA)
Associate Degree Graduation Requirements
Complete all of the following:
- All Department Requirements listed below with a “C” or better or “P” in each course (at least 20% of the department requirements must be completed through SBCC).
- One of the following three General Education options:
- A total of 60 degree-applicable units (SBCC courses numbered 100 and higher).
- Maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better in all units attempted at SBCC.
- Maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better in all college units attempted.
- A total of 15 units through SBCC.
|ART 216||Survey Of Islamic Art And Architecture||3|
|HIST 137||History Of Religions Of The Middle East||3|
|or HIST 138||History Of The Modern Middle East|
|POLS 136||Middle East Government And Politics||3|
|Select 9 units of electives from the following:||9-10|
|Comparative World Cultures|
|Beginning Modern Standard Arabic I|
|Beginning Modern Standard Arabic II|
|Sacred Literature, Western Texts|
|Arab-American/Middle Eastern Women In The U.S.|
|Introduction to Global Studies|
|Beginning Modern Hebrew I|
|Beginning Modern Hebrew II|
|History Of Religions Of The Middle East 1|
|History Of The Modern Middle East 1|
|Middle Eastern Music, Dance and Culture|
|Comparative World Religions|
or PHIL 102H
|Comparative World Religions, Honors|
or POLS 121H
|International Politics, Honors|
HIST 137 or 138 can be counted toward the 9 units of electives only if not used to meet a core course above.
- Distinguish between the main tenets of the major religions of the Middle East
- Explain the differences and similarities between the political systems of the Middle East
- Correlate the role of religion, ideology and culture to the notions of modernization and democratization in the Middle East
Make an appointment with your SBCC academic counselor through Starfish to create a Student Education Plan that reflects a recommended course sequence for this program that is tailored to your individual needs.