ANTH-152: Middle Eastern Peoples and Cultures (2020-2021)

Catalog Info

Title when registering
Mid East People and Cultures
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
3 (for 15-week classes)
Course Description

Introduces the various ethnic, linguistic, and religious groups as well as cultures of the Middle East with an emphasis on both the Arabs and Islam as two of the most powerful social forces to have shaped the history and culture of the region. Explores Orientalism and western perceptions of the Middle East, colonialism. globalization and identity, nationalism, and other popular ideological currents that continue to influence the region and its peoples. Also examines the history and experiences of Arabs in the United States with a special focus on the large Arab-American community in Dearborn, Michigan.

ENG-092 or ENG-093 eligible
MTA Categories
  • Category 4: Social Sciences
General Education Categories
  • Social Sciences
Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Fall 2020 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.