Near Eastern Studies (NES)

The Career Center's Career Guide for Near Eastern Studies

Each Career Guide highlights curriculum requirements, as well as skills and abilities that may be developed and applied through each course of study. To complement the academic information, a range of interesting occupational opportunities are listed as a starting point for considering how academic experiences may translate to professional work settings. The Career Guide series represents a collaborative effort between The Career Center and numerous academic units.


Students interested in the Department's concentration programs in ACABS, AAPTIS, HJCS, or NEC should contact the department's director of undergraduate studies who will direct the student to the appropriate concentration advisor. Students who plan to complete the concentration requirements for a Bachelor of Arts degree in Near Eastern Studies must complete the LS&A Declaration Form.

Languages Taught +

  • Akkadian
  • Arabic (Modern Standard, Ancient, Classical, Medieval, Colloquial Egyptian, Colloquial Levantine
  • Aramaic
  • Armenian (Western, Eastern, Classical)
  • Avestan (Old Persian)
  • Coptic
  • Egyptian, Middle
  • Hebrew (Modern, Biblical)
  • Kazak
  • Persian
  • Sumerian
  • Turkish (Standard, Ottoman, Tanzimat)
  • Ugaritic
  • Uzbek

Near Eastern Studies Faculty listing
Near Eastern Studies departmental information

Learn more about this academic unit’s areas of intellectual expertise, its history, and its undergraduate offerings.

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