Middle Eastern and North African Studies

The minor in Middle Eastern and North African (MENA) Studies will equip you with critical skills to approach the study of the region in a constructive and nuanced manner. Through the minor, you will explore the cultures of the Middle East and North Africa from various intellectual perspectives, using multidisciplinary tools such as textual criticism, historical studies, and strategic analysis.

Students can choose between two tracks: religion and literature, or history and politics and the minor is open to any Notre Dame undergraduate student.

Programs Offered

  • Minor