Undergraduate Program

Why Minor in Middle East and North Africa Studies?   

This minor offers a broad examination of the MENA region. Students focus their study with a concentration in language, study abroad, or research. The minor is designed to offer flexibility to examine critical issues across the region and to focus on particular areas of interest. The minor requires a minimum of 24 credits and one of three concentrations: language study, study abroad, or research.


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Get Real-World Experience

The best way to get to know a place is to spend time there. Improve your language skills while gaining a deeper understanding of the Middle East and North Africa region and its significance to the world.

Study Abroad


Advising and Academic Support

Undergraduates are strongly encouraged to meet regularly with an academic advisor to plan and track their academic progress. For current and prospective MENA minors, please email the director of Middle East and North African studies to set up an appointment. Please include your UO ID in your email so we can look you up in DuckWeb.

All graduating seniors are encouraged to set up an appointment with an advisor in the first few weeks of your graduating term as a starting point to go over any questions you may have.

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Michael Allan 
Director of Middle East and North Africa studies

Email: mallan@uoregon.edu 
Office: 358 Prince Lucien Campbell Hall 
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Let's Talk Drop-In - Fridays 1-3PM @ CMAE/Zoom Jun 14 Center for Multicultural Academic Excellence
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Classics, Humanities, Medieval, & Religious Studies Jun 16 Willamette Hall
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