Islamic World Studies
The minor in Islamic World Studies challenges you to think differently about Islam,
Muslim societies and their role in shaping the modern world. The program uses a unique, interdisciplinary approach that focuses on several regions. You will explore historical and contemporary issues in and the Middle East and their centuries-old ties through vast networks created by trade, religion, imperialism
and human migration.
As an Islamic World Studies minor, you’ll learn about the lifestyles and institutions
of Islam and the history, culture and language of the Muslim world. Find updated course
listings and minor requirements in the academic bulletin.
Our faculty associates come from across the university and bring unique perspectives that impart a solid