Explore a Complex Region of the World
Earning a minor in Middle Eastern Studies from the College of Human Sciences and Humanities from University of Houston-Clear Lake offers you the opportunity to study this region from a variety of perspectives. You will experience a depth and breadth of understanding, enabling you to appreciate the complexity of global problems and to seek solutions that positively influence your workplace and your world.
Opportunities to Change Your Life and Your World
This minor is highly interdisciplinary and draws on coursework from the social sciences
and humanities. It fosters cross-cultural communication skills, qualitative research,
critical thinking and writing. In a world that is becoming increasingly globalized,
there is a need for people who have an understanding of the complexities of Middle
Eastern culture across all sectors of industry. Your coursework explores topics including
regional geographies, history, politics, religion and focuses on ethnic and socio-cultural
diversity. It serves as an excellent foundation for a graduate degree in cross-cultural
studies or other programs emphasizing cultural diversity.
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Interested in discovering the sort of classes you’ll need to take in order to earn
your degree from the College of Human Science and Humanities at University of Houston-Clear
Lake? Find out now.
Interested in discovering the sort of classes you’ll need to take in order to earn your degree from the College of Human Science and Humanities at University of Houston-Clear Lake? Find out now.
Accreditations and Distinctions
The College of Human Sciences and Humanities holds a number of specialized accreditations, including accreditations and approval from the Commission of Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education; the Association for Behavioral Analysis International; the National Association of School Psychologists. The Council on Social Work Education has also accredited our bachelor’s degree in social work. Our Fitness and Human Performance curriculum has been recognized by the National Strength and Conditioning Association for preparing students to successfully enter into the career field. The Human Factors Certificate and Applied Cognitive Psychology Program are accredited by the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.