Mason offers a wide range of courses in Islamic studies at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. These courses come from multiple departments and programs which contribute to the programs in Islamic Studies. Courses provide students with a rich, multidisciplinary perspective on issues involving the societies, cultures, history, and politics of the Islamic world.
This information is provided by the Center for Global Islamic Studies and is subject to change. It is not meant to replace the Schedule of Classes on the website of the Office of the Registrar, which is the official and most up-to-date source for the schedule.
Note: Check the Department of Modern and Classical Languages website for information about courses offered in Arabic, Persian, and Turkish. Check the Schar School of Policy and Government website for more information about GOVT courses listed below.
ANTH 308 001 - Peoples/Cultures of Middle East
GOVT 332 001 - Government and Politics of the Middle East and North Africa
GOVT 345 001 - Islam and Politics
GOVT 444 001 - Text, Film and the Arab Uprisings
GOVT 332 - Government and Politics of the Middle East/North Africa
GOVT 345 - Islam and Politics
GOVT 444 009 - The Arab Spring and Beyond
GOVT 500 - Scientific Method and Research Design
GOVT 632 002 - Politics/Societies of the Middle East
HIST 575 - Approaches to Middle Eastern and Islamic History *crosslisted as HIST 535
Students interested in Islamic studies are strongly encouraged to study abroad in one of the many programs offered by George Mason University's Global Education Office (GEO). The exposure and interactions of such experiences greatly enhance the learning in the classroom. Study abroad courses and internships are offered for a semester, summer and winter and spring academic breaks. GEO offers programs in Morocco, Indonesia, Jordan, UAE, Oman and Palestinian territories. To learn more- visit the GEO website at http://studyabroad.gmu.edu/.