This 15-credit minor will provide students with a background in linguistic, literary, and cultural aspects of the study of Persian, including the cultures of Iran, Afghanistan, Persian-speaking Central Asia, and the Persian diaspora. Students will work toward linguistic competence in speaking, reading, writing, and listening. Students are alsointroduced to Iranian culture in its diverse perspectives, practices, and products. The minor in Persian Studies complements a range of professions, including careers in education, engineering, government, journalism, the arts, business, and communication.
All students planning to pursue the minor in Persian Studies must contact the undergraduate advisor for Persian, who will be responsible for oversight and recordkeeping. Students should sign up for the minor in Persian Studies at least one year prior to graduation.
To sign up for the Persian minor, you must:
Note: Students with prior experience in Persian should consult with undergraduate advisor for proper placement.