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March 22, 2018 at 11:24 am

Fall 2018 | Middle East and North Africa Studies Certificate Courses

Map of Middle East and North Africa

Six Fall 2018 courses fulfill requirements for the Middle East and North Africa Studies Certificate.

The following list includes course name, time, instructor, and prerequisites. The certificate is offered by the History Department at Ohio University in conjunction with a number of courses from other departments. Students and advisers interested in learning more about the MENA studies certificate should consult the requirements and contact the coordinator of the program, Dr. Ziad Abu-Rish at

Courses Satisfying Core Requirements

HIST 3371 – Middle East History: 1500-Present
MW 3:05-4:25 p.m. |Prerequisite: None
Dr. Ziad Abu-Rish

Courses Satisfying Elective Requirements

CLWR 3330 – Introduction to Islam
TTH 12:00-1:20 p.m. | Prerequisite: None
Dr. Loren Lybarger

HIST 3532 – History of the Crusades
MWF 2:00-2:55 p.m. | Prerequisite: None
Dr. Miriam Shadis

POLS 4902 – Law and Colonialism
TTH 3:05-4:25 p.m. | Prerequisite: 9 hours in POLS
Dr. Jennifer Fredette

MDIA 4170 – Media and the Muslim World
MWF 11:50 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. | Prerequisite: None
Lassane Ouedraogo

MDIA 4900 – Media and Migration
TTH 10:30-11:50 a.m. | Prerequisite: None
Dr. Steve Howard

About the Middle East and North Africa Studies Certificate

The Middle East and North Africa Studies Certificate program is designed to provide an interdisciplinary understanding of the history and contemporary dynamics of the Middle East and North Africa region. The curriculum draws on the expertise of diverse faculty from across the social sciences and humanities whose training, research, and teaching center on the Middle East and North Africa region. This is all the more important to address given the immense importance of the region to a variety of careers, including education, journalism, international affairs, public policy, economic development, and security.

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