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The College of Arts & Sciences provides a foundation that will last a lifetime.

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100%
of faculty members teach and advise undergraduates
4110
Undergraduate students
1332
Graduate Students

Featured Major or Minor

Near Eastern Studies

As a Near Eastern studies major, you’ll have the opportunity to acquire language skills as well as familiarity with the history, cultures, literatures and religions of the Near East/Middle East from antiquity to the modern day. You’ll become acquainted broadly with the region – which extends from Turkey east through Iran and Afghanistan, south through the Arabian Pennisula to Yemen and across north Africa from Egypt to Morocco — and its cultures and be able to study a particular subfield in depth.

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