The Department of Near Eastern Studies has provided information for students who plan to study abroad. Review your department’s responses to the Major Advising Questionnaires below, then contact the department directly with any additional questions.
Berkeley Programs Questionnaire
UCEAP Programs Questionnaire
Courses and credits are evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Courses that satisfy major requirement must be worth at least 3 UC semester units, taken for a letter grade and offer equivalent language hours of instruction as offered in the Near Eastern Studies courses.
Yes. They are made available during in-person advising.
If a student wishes to use coursework from abroad towards NES requirements, they should meet with the NES department as early as possible. For a course to be evaluated for the major, the student must submit syllabi to the department.
No. Please contact the Undergraduate Adviser with any questions.
The Undergraduate Major Adviser can sign.
Yes, students can call or email the Undergraduate Major Adviser to lift a registration hold.
Students are encouraged to discuss their study abroad plans with the Undergraduate Major Adviser as early as possible so that they can receive proper advising. We recommend students participate in UCEAP programs or Berkeley programs.
Independent Programs Questionnaire