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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Islam, Iran, and the West (POLISCI 149S)

Iran and Islam have had a long and complicated relationship. This course covers the rise of Islam, its expansion in Iran, forms of resistance to and acceptance of Islamic ideas in Iran, the rise of Shiism and the impact of Iran on the development of Sufism. The influence of Muslim thinkers from Iran on the rise of the Renaissance in Europe is examined. And finally, the course focuses on the varieties of Islamic responses to modernity in Iran in the last century.

SPRING 2022

Autumn

AMELANG 144A
Autumn
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:45 AM - 10:45 AM
Emami, A. (PI)
AMELANG 145A
Autumn
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Emami, A. (PI)
AMELANG 146A
Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Minor Elective
Emami, A. (PI)
CLASSICS 81
Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Minor Elective
Duchesne, M. (TA)
Scheidel, W. (PI)
COMPLIT 249A
Autumn
Friday
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Minor Core
Beyzaie, B. (PI)
GLOBAL 101
Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
9:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Minor Core
Knezevic, J. (PI)
Kuhns, K. (PI)
GLOBAL 249A
Autumn
Friday
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Minor Core
Beyzaie, B. (PI)
POLISCI 118P
Autumn
Wednesday
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Minor Core
Milani, A. (PI)
DeJarnett, C. (TA)

Winter

AMELANG 144B
Winter
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:45 AM - 10:45 AM
Emami, A. (PI)
AMELANG 145B
Winter
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Minor Elective
Emami, A. (PI)
AMELANG 146B
Winter
Tuesday Thursday
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Minor Elective
Emami, A. (PI)
ANTHRO 102
Winter
Tuesday
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Minor Elective
Yolacan, S. (PI)
COMPLIT 249B
Winter
Friday
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Minor Core
Beyzaie, B. (PI)
GLOBAL 133
Winter
Tuesday Thursday
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Minor Elective
Izzo, J. (PI)
GLOBAL 233
Winter
Tuesday Thursday
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Minor Elective
Izzo, J. (PI)
GLOBAL 249B
Winter
Friday
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Minor Core
Beyzaie, B. (PI)
HISTORY 283C
Winter
Tuesday Thursday
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Minor Elective
Izzo, J. (PI)
HISTORY 383C
Winter
Tuesday Thursday
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Minor Elective
Izzo, J. (PI)
POLISCI 245R
Winter
Wednesday
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Minor Core
Milani, A. (PI)

Spring

AMELANG 144C
Spring
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:45 AM - 10:45 AM
Emami, A. (PI)
AMELANG 145C
Spring
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Minor Elective
Emami, A. (PI)
AMELANG 146C
Spring
Tuesday Thursday
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Emami, A. (PI)
ARTHIST 206A
Spring
Tuesday Thursday
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Minor Elective
Huber, M. (PI)
ARTHIST 406A
Spring
Tuesday Thursday
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Minor Elective
Huber, M. (PI)
COMPLIT 43
Spring
Monday Wednesday
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Minor Elective
Karahan, B. (PI)
COMPLIT 126
Spring
Tuesday Thursday
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Minor Elective
Huber, M. (PI)
COMPLIT 141
Spring
Wednesday Friday
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Minor Elective
Huber, M. (PI)
COMPLIT 226
Spring
Tuesday Thursday
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Minor Elective
Huber, M. (PI)
COMPLIT 249C
Spring
Friday
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Minor Core
Milani, A. (GP)
Beyzaie, B. (PI)
GLOBAL 249C
Spring
Friday
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Minor Core
Milani, A. (GP)
Beyzaie, B. (PI)
HISTORY 252B
Spring
Tuesday Thursday
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Minor Elective
Rakove, R. (PI)
HUMCORE 131
Spring
Monday Wednesday
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Minor Elective
Karahan, B. (PI)
INTNLREL 174
Spring
Tuesday Thursday
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Minor Elective
Rakove, R. (PI)
MUSIC 183F
Spring
Wednesday Friday
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Minor Elective
Huber, M. (PI)
POLISCI 149S
Spring
Wednesday
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Minor Core
Milani, A. (PI)
Horrillo, J. (TA)
POLISCI 311N
Spring
Monday Wednesday
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Minor Elective
Sagan, S. (PI)

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
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