Ancient Near Eastern and Egyptian Studies, BA
Degree: Bachelor of Arts (BA)
Major: Ancient Near Eastern and Egyptian Studies
The core of the Ancient Near Eastern and Egyptian Studies major is the study of the history, culture, languages (Akkadian and Egyptian hieroglyphs), and literatures of the Ancient Near East and Egypt until the end of the ancient world (usually taken as the 5th century of the Common Era). The major uniquely offers exposure to a range of approaches: literary, philological, historical, archaeological, art historical, philosophical, and anthropological.
Study in Related Fields
Each student completing the Ancient Near Eastern and Egyptian Studies major is strongly advised to choose a minor, selected in consultation with and approved by the departmental advisor, in such closely related fields as Classics, Anthropology, Art History, Philosophy, Comparative Literature, History, Theater, or English.
For undergraduate policies and procedures, please review the Office of Undergraduate Studies section of the General Bulletin.
Accelerated Master's Programs
Undergraduate students may participate in accelerated programs toward graduate or professional degrees. For more information and details of the policies and procedures related to accelerated studies, please visit the Office of Undergraduate Studies section of the General Bulletin.