Arab World Studies (American University)

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    American University

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    USD 55,899

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Program Description

The Arab World Studies program at American University enables interested students to obtain comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the Arab world through an in-depth analysis of history, politics, gender dynamics and religion. Required core coursework may focus on world politics, global perspectives and contemporary Middle East issues.

Because the program aims to evaluate the region from broad perspectives and contexts, students may complete courses in methodology, theory, economics, history and gender studies. A diverse list of potential course topics may include political and social research, international relations and social theory, world economics, historical Muslim empires, modern Middle Eastern history, Israeli-Arab relations and race and gender politics. Successful candidates must also exhibit Arabic language proficiency.

To achieve a bachelor’s degree in Arab World Studies, students must complete a total of 120 credit hours, of which 36 credit hours must pertain to Arab studies. Candidates may apply a relevant internship to this requirement. The program takes approximately four years to complete.

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American University, offers 71 bachelor’s degree programs in subjects such as Anthropology, Dance, Communication Studies, Chemistry, and Sociology. The University also offers a number of honours programs in subjects such as Psychology, Literature, Physics and History. The University has a 90-acre campus that includes amenities and services such as student...

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