The Middle East and North Africa region (MENA) is home to a broad diversity of peoples and cultures and has an extremely significant place in the history of societies and cultures. It is also in the midst of grave instability and unrest, which has global consequences.
The MENA minor is a broad examination of the Middle East and North Africa region. The minor requires a minimum of 24 credits and, additionally, a concentration: language study, study abroad, or research. The MENA minor is designed to offer flexibility so that students may focus on particular areas of interest while providing all students with an introduction to critical issues in the contemporary Middle East and North Africa.