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.
HIST 125 - A03 - Introduction to World History (Dr. Sumaiya Hamdani)
HIST 125 - A04 - Introduction to World History (Dr. Huseyin Yilmaz)
ARAB 202 - C01 - Intermediate Arabic II
ARAB 325 - 001 - Major Arabic Writers
ARAB 325 - 002 - Major Arabic Writers
RELI 211 - B01 - Religions of the West
RELI 272 - A01 - Islam
GOVT 332 - A01 - Government and Politics of the Middle East and North Africa
ENGH 362 - B01 - Film and Media of the Middle East (cross-level listed with ENGH 570 - B01)
ENGH 570 - B01 - Grad Survey Film/Media Studies (cross-level listed with ENGH 362 - B01)
CONF 695 - A01 - Conflict and Peacebuilding: MENA Region
POGO 750 - B03 - The Middle East: Security Challenges and U.S. Responses
ANTH 490 - 001 - Theories, Methds and Issues II
RELI 272 - 001 - Islam
RELI 365 - 001 - Muhammad: Life and Legacy
ARAB 300 - 001 - Advanced Arabic
ARAB 360 - 001 - Topics Arabic Cultural Prodctn
TURK 201 - 001 - Intermediate Turkish
HIST 125 - 001 - Introduction to World History
HIST 125 - 302 - Recitation for Lecture
MEIS 599 - 001 - Poli Reprsn & Dssnt in MidEast (cross-listed with GLOA 599 - 001)
MEIS 599 - 002 - The Syrian Uprising (cross-listed with GOVT 490-007)
RELI 630 - 002 - Theory & Methods in Religion
HIST 510 - 001 - Approaches Modern Wrld History (cross-listed with HIST 615 - 006)
HIST 610 - 001 - Study and Writing of History
SOCI 602 - 001 - Writing for Social Sciences
GLOA 605 - 001 - lnterdisciplnary Rsrch Methods
GLOA 605 - 002 - lnterdisciplnary Rsrch Methods
GOVT 500 - 002 - Scientific Method/Rsrch Design
Students interested in Islamic studies are strongly encouraged to study abroad in one of the many programs offered by Mason's Global Education Office. 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/.