Majors, minors + certificates

Minor in Near Eastern Languages and Cultures (NELCMIN)Department of Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures

Students on Summer 2020, Fall 2020, or Spring 2021 requirements.

Minor requirements

The minor requires at least 15 credit hours, including the requirements listed below.

  1. Language or Culture Focus. One (1) of the following options:
    • Language Focus.
      1. Language Requirement. Two (2) courses in one (1) language (requirement cannot be satisfied through testing):
        • Arabic Language
        • Kurdish Language
        • Persian Language
        • Turkish Language
      2. Related Content. At least three (3) additional credit hours in courses that cover content related to the language chosen to fulfill the language requirement.
    • Culture Focus.
      • Islamic Studies and Near Eastern Civilization. 15 credit hours:
  2. GPA and Hours Requirements.
    1. Minor Residency. At least 9 credit hours in the minor must be completed in courses taken through the Indiana University Bloomington campus or an IU-administered or IU co-sponsored Overseas Study program.
    2. Minor Upper Division Courses. At least 9 credit hours in the minor must be completed at the 300–499 level.
    3. Minimum Grade. Except for the GPA requirement, a grade of C- or higher is required for a course to count toward a requirement in the minor.
    4. Minor GPA. A GPA of at least 2.000 for all courses taken in the minor—including those where a grade lower than C- is earned—is required.