Dec 03, 2022  
Graduate Record 2022-2023 
    
Graduate Record 2022-2023

Middle Eastern and South Asian Studies


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142 New Cabell Hall
University of Virginia
P.O. Box 400781
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4781
(434) 243-8076 Fax: (434) 243-1528
mesa@virginia.edu
http://mesalc.virginia.edu


Degree Requirements


Master of Arts


Of the 30 credits required for the degree, students are expected to complete a minimum of 27 graded credits related to their regional concentration, including a minimum of three credits each in the areas of history, religion, politics and literature.  Coursework may be drawn from other departments, and all course enrollments are subject to approval by the Director of Graduate Studies.

Students are expected to complete MESA 8995 (MA Research Seminar) and submit a thesis.

Students in Middle East Studies are expected to demonstrate at least a third-year competency in their regional language. Students in South Asia Studies are expected to demonstrate at least a second-year competency in their regional language.

Courses


Please follow this link to a listing of graduate course offerings for this program: Graduate Courses Arts & Sciences . Some programs limit the number of credits offered outside the department or school that a student may allocate toward degree requirements.  All course enrollment is subject to approval each term by the Director of Graduate Studies.