Armenian Studies, Minor
The minor in Armenian Studies encourages undergraduate students to acquire the academic breadth and depth to comprehend the major issues, themes, and concepts of Armenian culture and heritage. The interdisciplinary minor consists of courses in a variety of disciplines, including history, politics, anthropology, and Armenian language. Students will expand their understanding of the broader dynamics of the Armenian experience through different eras and geographic settings, both in Armenia and the Diaspora.
Requirements for the Minor in Armenian Studies
|ARMN 1C||Elementary Armenian 1|
|GLBL ME 60A||Humanities and Arts: Problems and Methods for Global Middle East Studies|
|HISTORY 132D||Armenians and Armenia in Ancient to Early Modern World History|
|HISTORY 132E||Armenians and Armenia in Modern World History|
|B. Select three from the following: 2|
|The Emergence of the Modern Middle East|
|Women and Gender in the Middle East|
|Topics in Middle Eastern History|
|Introduction to Contemporary Middle East Politics|
|Jews and Power|
|Nations, Regions, and Beyond 3|
|Colonialisms and Postcolonialisms 3|
|Diasporic Literatures and Cultures 3|
|Literature in Translation 3|
Students who place above the 1C level are required to substitute a higher-level Armenian language course or an additional course from Area B.
With the approval of the Director, other relevant courses may satisfy the requirements for the minor.
These courses must have a Middle Eastern focus to be counted toward the minor.
Residence Requirement for the Minor: Four upper-division courses required for the minor must be successfully completed at UCI. Two of the four may be taken through the UC Education Abroad Program, provided course content is approved in advance by the Director.