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    Academic Learning Compact - Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures (Arabic and Hebrew)

    The interdisciplinary studies major in middle eastern languages and cultures provides you with knowledge of political, cultural, literary, linguistic and historical issues of the Middle East. You will be able to evaluate the significance, quality and veracity of information gathered in the literature and to apply it effectively. You will also articulate research results clearly and effectively.

    Additional information is available from your major's website.

    Before Graduating You Must

    • Satisfactorily complete IDS 4906 Interdisciplinary Research Thesis (capping 7-12 credits of thesis research), graded according to department rubric.
    • Complete requirements for the baccalaureate degree, as determined by faculty.

    Skills You Will Acquire in the Major (SLOs)

    1. Identify, describe and explain political, cultural, literary, linguistic and historical issues of the Middle East.
    2. Evaluate the significance, quality and veracity of information gathered in the literature and apply it effectively.
    3. Articulate research results clearly and effectively in speech and in writing in an accepted style of presentation.

    Table Key: I = Introduced; R = Reinforced; A = Assessed

    Courses Content Critical Thinking Communication
    SLO 1 SLO 2 SLO 3
    IDS 4906, course 1 I, R, A I, R, A I, R, A
    IDS 4906, course 2 I, R, A I, R, A I, R, A
    This is the only required course for this major (or equivalent with other prefixes).

    Assessment Types:
    Direct assessment of research in the thesis.

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