These are the requirements for NELC concentrators for an honors-level degree, regardless of which specific track you choose for concentration:
- The Middle East in Antiquity
- Histories and Cultures of Muslim Societies (Islamic Studies)
- Jewish Studies
- Modern Middle Eastern Studies
Fourteen half courses are required for the Honors degree.
Required courses: Same as Basic Requirements.
Tutorials: Same as Basic Requirements above, except that, in the senior year, a full year (= 2 half-courses) of Near Eastern Civilizations 99, focused on the writing of the senior thesis, is required.
Thesis: Required. For guidelines on writing the thesis, please consult the Guide to the Senior Honors Thesis.
General Examination: Required. This will be based on the student’s concentration courses and his or her thesis, and will be arranged under the supervision of the student’s mentor/advisor and the director of undergraduate studies.