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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

POL 3525 - Politics of the Middle East

Credits: 4
This course examines the historical events and driving forces of politics in the Middle East, including colonialism, Arab nationalism, Islamism, sectarianism, and economic development, to understand their origins and importance in the region. The course will also look in-depth at the political, economic, and social structures of individual countries in order to understand how they are grappling with the challenges of terrorism, instability, economic growth, and democratization today.
Prerequisite(s): POL1500 or faculty consent.
Fulfills: SOSC requirement and D in LS Core.