Iranian Studies Core & Electives Courses

The Global Studies minor (Iranian Studies specialization) requires 18 units of Core courses. The remaining 10 units can be from the approved Elective courses. 

Learn more about the minor requirements 

Courses

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Iranian Cuisine (GLOBAL 104)

This course offers an introductory look at Iranian cooking and cuisine. Through weekly themes and the preparation of dishes, students will learn about the history of Iranian cuisine, essential ingredients, and general cooking techniques. Guest chefs will lead cooking sessions. Class begins the second week of the quarter and meets for eight consecutive weeks.

Professor Abbas Milani and guest chefs

SPRING 2024

Winter

AMELANG 45B
Winter
Minor Elective
AMELANG 146B
Winter
Minor Elective
COMPLIT 43
Winter
Thursday
10:30 AM - 11:50 AM
Minor Elective
Karahan, B. (PI)
COMPLIT 249B
Winter
Thursday
1:30 PM - 4:20 PM
Minor Core
Beyzaie, B. (PI)
GLOBAL 249B
Winter
Thursday
1:30 PM - 4:20 PM
Minor Core
Beyzaie, B. (PI)
HUMCORE 131
Winter
Thursday
10:30 AM - 11:50 AM
Minor Elective
Karahan, B. (PI)
POLISCI 245R
Winter
Wednesday
1:30 PM - 4:20 PM
Minor Core
Milani, A. (PI)
Parhad, R. (GP)

Spring

COMPLIT 179
Spring
Minor Elective
COMPLIT 249
Spring
Minor Elective
GLOBAL 131L
Spring
Minor Core
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Minor Elective
COMPLIT 249C
Spring
Thursday
1:30 PM - 4:20 PM
Minor Core
Beyzaie, B. (PI)
COMPLIT 254
Spring
Monday
1:30 PM - 4:20 PM
Minor Elective
Karahan, B. (PI)
Alemdaroglu, A. (PI)
GLOBAL 104
Spring
Tuesday
4:30 PM - 6:20 PM
Minor Elective
Milani, A. (PI)
Parhad, R. (GP)
GLOBAL 249C
Spring
Thursday
1:30 PM - 4:20 PM
Minor Core
Beyzaie, B. (PI)
HISTORY 201A
Spring
Tuesday Thursday
12:00 PM - 1:20 PM
Minor Elective
Crews, R. (PI)
HISTORY 252B
Spring
Tuesday Thursday
12:00 PM - 1:20 PM
Minor Elective
Rakove, R. (PI)
HISTORY 301A
Spring
Tuesday Thursday
12:00 PM - 1:20 PM
Crews, R. (PI)
INTNLREL 174
Spring
Tuesday Thursday
12:00 PM - 1:20 PM
Minor Elective
Rakove, R. (PI)
POLISCI 149S
Spring
Wednesday
1:30 PM - 4:20 PM
Minor Core
Milani, A. (PI)
Parhad, R. (GP)

Autumn

COMPLIT 249B
Autumn
Minor Core
AMELANG 44A
Autumn
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
11:30 AM - 12:50 PM
Minor Core
Emami, A. (PI)
AMELANG 45A
Autumn
Monday Wednesday
1:30 PM - 3:20 PM
Minor Elective
Emami, A. (PI)
AMELANG 146A
Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
1:30 PM - 2:50 PM
Minor Elective
Emami, A. (PI)
CLASSICS 81
Autumn
Monday Wednesday
10:30 AM - 11:20 AM
Minor Elective
Liu, H. (PI)
Morris, I. (PI)
GLOBAL 101
Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
10:30 AM - 11:50 AM
Minor Core
Lazic, J. (PI)
Kuhns, K. (PI)
HISTORY 81B
Autumn
Monday Wednesday
9:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Minor Elective
Uran Kyzy, A. (TA)
Owens, M. (TA)
Barakat, N. (PI)
HISTORY 181B
Autumn
Monday Wednesday
9:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Minor Elective
Uran Kyzy, A. (TA)
Owens, M. (TA)
Barakat, N. (PI)
POLISCI 118P
Autumn
Wednesday
1:30 PM - 4:20 PM
Minor Core
Milani, A. (PI)
Parhad, R. (GP)

Course List

For a representative, rather than comprehensive, list of courses that count towards the minor, see the Related Courses tab of the Bulletin. Other courses may also fulfill the requirements; students should consult their Iranian Studies minor adviser concerning which courses might fulfill minor requirements.

Courses Not Currently Offered

POLISCI