Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

ASIA 345 - URBAN LAB MIDDLE EAST

Long Title: URBAN LAB MIDDLE EAST
Department: Asian Studies
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture/Laboratory
Credit Hours: 1
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Prerequisite(s): POLI 355 OR POLI 362 OR POLI 464 OR POLI 562 OR POLI 361
Description: The course examines the dynamics of urban politics and policy in the Middle East. We will focus on social, political, and economic issues, as well as history, culture, architecture and the arts. Weekly classes will include case studies, guest lectures, and work on research projects. The lab also features a field research trip to one or more cities (Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Muscat, Doha, etc.) during Spring Break. Prerequisites may be taken the same semester with POLI 345/ASIA 345. Department Permission Required.Cross-list: POLI 345.