MEIS Courses

A current listing of courses offered by the Middle East and Islamic Studies Program at the University of Louisville.

Spring 2016



ARAB 121: Basic Arabic I

MWF 10:00-10:50 am

ARAB 122: Basic Arabic II

MWF 11:00-11:50 am

ARAB 123: Basic Arabic III

MWF 1:00-1:50 pm

ARAB 201: Intermediate Arabic I

MW 2:00-3:15 pm

HIST 341: Ancient Near East

MW 3:30-4:45 pm

HIST 550/650: Egypt in the Western Imagination

W 5:30-8:15 pm

HIST 593/612: American Image of the Middle East

MW 2:00-3:15 pm

HUM 313: Intro to Qur'an

MWF 10:00-10:50 am

HUM 516/16: Women, Gender in Muslim Society

W 5:30-8:15 pm

These courses will be offered as MEIS credit:


ANTH 338  Anthropology of Refugees

TTh 1:00-2:15 pm

POLS 399  Political Islam

TTh 1:00-2:15 pm

HUM 514/614  Israel/Palestine: Lit and Film

TTh 1:00-2:15 pm



* credit will be given toward MEIS minor

To apply for the MEIS minor, please visit the College of Arts and Sciences Major and Minor declaration page.

For more information, contact program director Dr. Julie Peteet at or (502) 852-6964.

View the complete UofL course catalog.

Middle east and islamic studies program

University of Louisville

Louisville, Kentucky 40292

Office Hours

M-F 8:00am to 4:30 pm

No holiday hours


tel (502) 852-0274

fax (502) 852-4560

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