The B.A. in Persian Studies (36 credits) provides students with a solid background in linguistic, literary, and cultural aspects of the study of Persian. This includes the cultures of Iran, Afghanistan, Persian-speaking Central Asia, and the Persian diaspora. Students work toward competence in speaking, reading, writing, and listening. In addition, they become conversant in the contemporary political and daily life of Persian-speaking peoples.
The B.A. in Persian Studies prepares students for a range of professional opportunities, including careers in government, education, the arts, business, and communication.
To sign up for the Persian major, you must:
1. Satisfy the prerequisites(i.e., PERS101 and PERS 102), and
2. Declare Major
All courses are 3 credits.
Note: Students may be placed out of one or more of the core language courses in consultation with the program advisor and move directly to more advanced courses based on proficiency. All students must complete 36 credits of coursework to satisfy the requirements for the B.A.
Note: Courses in Middle Eastern Studies taught in English outside the department may be substituted with approval of UG advisor.
For more information about degree requirements or to declare major, please contact the Persian Undergraduate Advisor, Dr. Ali Abasi, at email@example.com.