Middle East Studies/Arabic
About Middle East Studies/Arabic
Middle East Studies/Arabic provides a multidisciplinary approach to university study through the languages, cultures, and history of the Middle East. Students combine the depth and disciplinary strength of Arabic language ability with the breadth of area knowledge of the Middle East; gain a strong background in modern Middle East history, politics, geography, cultures, and religion; study overseas in BYU’s advanced Arabic language program which emphasizes fluency in reading newspapers, listening to and understanding Arabic news broadcasts, and in speaking an Arabic dialect; develop the ability to research, analyze, and write in a variety of formats; and acquire an appreciation for the cultures of the region and understand the challenges of the region.
Associate Professor of Political Science
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