Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations Specialist (General) (Arts Program) - ASSPE1019

Enrolment Requirements

This is an open enrolment program. A student who has completed 4.0 credits may enrol in the program.

Completion Requirements

(11.0 credits, including at least 4.0 credits at the 300+ level, of which 1.0 credit must be at the 400-level.)


At least 9.0 credits must be NMC and/or NML courses. Others may be taken only from a list of pre-approved courses offered by other departments.


1. First Year: 1.0 credit from NMC101H1/​ NMC102H1/​ NMC103H1/​ NMC104H1.


2. 4.0 credits in one or two primary source languages (with NML designator) from among the following languages: Akkadian, Ancient Egyptian, Arabic, Aramaic, Coptic, Ge'ez, Hebrew, Persian, Syriac, Turkish.


3. Higher years: 3.0 credits from NMC241H1, NMC245H1, NMC248H1, NMC270H1, NMC273Y1, NMC274H1, NMC275H1, NMC276H1, NMC277H1, NMC278H1, NMC342H1, NMC343H1, NMC344H1, NMC346H1, NMC347H1, NMC348Y1, NMC355H1, NMC356H1, NMC358H1, NMC359H1, NMC370H1, NMC373H1, NMC374H1, NMC376H1, NMC377Y1, NMC378H1, NMC386H1, NMC446H1, NMC447H1, NMC449H1, NMC452H1, NMC471H1, NMC472H1, NMC473H1, NMC475H1, NMC476H1, NMC477H1, NMC478H1, NMC479H1 (History & Society courses) and NMC247H1, NMC254H1, NMC271H1, NMC284H1, NMC289H1, NMC380H1, NMC381H1, NMC382Y1, NMC384H1, NMC385H1, NMC484H1 (Religion & Thought courses).


2.0 credits from NMC260H1, NMC261Y0, NMC262H1, NMC263H1, NMC264H1, NMC265H1, NMC266H1, NMC360H1, NMC361H1, NMC362Y1, NMC363H1, NMC364H1, NMC367H1, NMC368H1, NMC398Y0, NMC445H1, NMC461H1, NMC462H1, NMC463H1, NMC464H1, NMC465H1, NMC466H1, NMC467H1, NMC468H1, NMC469Y1, NMC470H1, NMC474H1 (Archaeology courses) and NMC243H1, NMC246H1, NMC251H1, NMC252H1, NMC253H1, NMC255H1, NMC256H1, NMC258H1, NMC259H1, NMC315H1, NMC316H1, NMC350H1, NMC351H1, NMC352H1, NMC353H1, NMC357H1, NMC394H1, NMC395H1, NMC396H1, NMC450H1, NMC480H1, NMC491H1 (Art, Architecture, & Literature courses).


4. 1.0 credit of NMC or NML courses or those from a list of pre-approved courses offered by other departments.