Majors, minors + certificates

Bachelor of Arts in Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures (MELCBA)Department of Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures

Students on Summer 2021, Fall 2021, or Spring 2022 requirements.


The Bachelor of Arts in Near Eastern Languages and Culture provides training in the languages of the Near East and introduces students to Near Eastern cultures. Courses in Near Eastern literatures and cultures—many of which are open to students with no knowledge of these languages—may be used in conjunction with other disciplines such as linguistics, English, comparative literature, and folklore to satisfy Breadth of Inquiry requirements. All courses can also be taken as electives.

Students complete either the Culture or Language track.