Courses: First-year students in Middle Eastern History are required to take GR8910 Introduction to History and Historiography. All other courses are to be chosen in consultation with the student’s advisor. All students are required to take 6 courses in the first year and 4 courses in the second year.
Languages: Students are required to pass examinations in two foreign languages before taking the oral exam. One language must be chosen from Arabic, Persian, Turkish, or Hebrew, and one from French, German, Russian, Italian, or Spanish.
Orals: Orals are to be taken in the Sixth term. A failure in one field would only require retaking the failed field. Failure in more than one field would necessitate retaking the entire exam.