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

The Iranian Cinema: Image and Meaning (GLOBAL 249A)

This course will focus on the analysis of ten Iranian films with the view of placing them in discourse on the semiotics of Iranian art and culture. The course will also look at the influence of a wide array of cinematic traditions from European, American, and Asian masters on Iranian cinema. This course must be taken for a minimum of 3 units and a letter grade to be eligible for WAYS credit.

AUTUMN 2022

Spring

AMELANG 146B
Spring
Minor Elective
AMELANG 144C
Spring
Emami, A. (PI)
AMELANG 145C
Spring
Minor Elective
Emami, A. (PI)
COMPLIT 43
Spring
Minor Elective
Karahan, B. (PI)
COMPLIT 249C
Spring
Friday
1:30 PM - 4:20 PM
Minor Core
Beyzaie, B. (PI)
GLOBAL 249C
Spring
Friday
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 283B
Spring
Thursday
1:30 PM - 4:20 PM
Minor Elective
Yaycioglu, A. (PI)
HISTORY 301A
Spring
Tuesday Thursday
12:00 PM - 1:20 PM
Crews, R. (PI)
HISTORY 383B
Spring
Thursday
1:30 PM - 4:20 PM
Minor Elective
Yaycioglu, A. (PI)
HUMCORE 131
Spring
Minor Elective
Karahan, B. (PI)
INTLPOL 217
Spring
Minor Elective
Spiegel, J. (PI)
POLISCI 149S
Spring
Wednesday
1:30 PM - 4:20 PM
Minor Core
Milani, A. (PI)
Patel, N. (TA)

Winter

GLOBAL 249B
Winter
Minor Core
AMELANG 144B
Winter
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
11:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Emami, A. (PI)
AMELANG 145B
Winter
Monday Wednesday
1:30 PM - 3:20 PM
Minor Elective
Emami, A. (PI)
AMELANG 146B
Winter
Tuesday Thursday
1:30 PM - 3:20 PM
Minor Elective
Emami, A. (PI)
ANTHRO 102
Winter
Wednesday
10:30 AM - 1:20 PM
Minor Elective
Yolacan, S. (PI)
GLOBAL 104
Winter
Tuesday
4:30 PM - 6:20 PM
Minor Elective
Milani, A. (PI)
POLISCI 245R
Winter
Wednesday
1:30 PM - 4:20 PM
Minor Core
Milani, A. (PI)

Autumn

AMELANG 144A
Autumn
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
11:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Emami, A. (PI)
AMELANG 145A
Autumn
Monday Wednesday
1:30 PM - 3:20 PM
Emami, A. (PI)
AMELANG 146A
Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
1:30 PM - 3:20 PM
Minor Elective
Emami, A. (PI)
CLASSICS 81
Autumn
Monday Wednesday
10:30 AM - 11:20 AM
Minor Elective
Minney, B. (TA)
Morris, I. (PI)
COMPLIT 249A
Autumn
Friday
1:30 PM - 4:20 PM
Minor Core
Beyzaie, B. (PI)
COMPLIT 254
Autumn
Tuesday
1:30 PM - 4:20 PM
Minor Elective
Karahan, B. (PI)
Alemdaroglu, A. (PI)
GLOBAL 101
Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
10:30 AM - 11:50 AM
Minor Core
Knezevic, J. (PI)
Kuhns, K. (PI)
GLOBAL 249A
Autumn
Friday
1:30 PM - 4:20 PM
Minor Core
Beyzaie, B. (PI)
HISTORY 81B
Autumn
Monday Wednesday
9:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Minor Elective
Dikmen, O. (TA)
Uran Kyzy, A. (TA)
Barakat, N. (PI)
HISTORY 181B
Autumn
Monday Wednesday
9:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Minor Elective
Dikmen, O. (TA)
Uran Kyzy, A. (TA)
Barakat, N. (PI)
POLISCI 118P
Autumn
Wednesday
1:30 PM - 4:20 PM
Minor Core
Milani, A. (PI)
Horrillo, J. (TA)

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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POLISCI