Prerequisites/Corequisites: Take POLI-101 or POLI-103. (Required, Previous).
Credit Hours: Min: 3; Max:
Description: Introduction to the Middle East and North Africa from a comparative perspective. It examines the geography, political structure, social structure, economic conditions, and a brief history of each state in the region. Issues such as authoritarian rule, development, conflict, human rights, and the role of Islam are examined.