Traditional Program Sequence: Menton

Traditional Program Sequence: Menton

There are many ways to design an academic program and schedule that best meets a student's needs, however, the following is a common example of an traditional program sequence at Sciences Po, Menton.

For further details on specific courses and credit requirements, please refer to Sciences Po's year one and year two breakdown.

Year 1, Fall

Year 1, Spring

Required Courses

  • History of the 19th Century
  • Microeconomics
  • Comparative Politics and Government
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Introduction to the Contemporary Middle East
  • Dreaming of a Cosmopolitan Sea: The Mediterranean in History
  • Writing Lab

Language

  • Arabic
  • French

Optional Courses

  • Spanish
  • Italian
  • Egyptial Colloquial Arabic
  • Moroccan Colloquial Arabic
  • Syro-Lebanese Colloquial Arabic
  • Latin
  • Sport

Required Courses

  • Macroeconomics
  • Introduction to Political Science
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • The Middle East in Transition between Crises and Hope
  • Introduction to the Study of Islam
  • Reading the Great Political Thinkers from Machiavelli to Nietzsche
  • Art Workshop

Language

  • Arabic
  • French

Optional Courses

Same as previous semester.


 

Year 2, Fall

Year 2, Spring

Required Courses

  • Field/Experience Internship
  • Language within the Arab Revolution
  • US Foreign Policy: Obama and the Arab Revolutions
  • Turkey and Europe: Entangled Histories
  • Art Workshop

Concentration Courses (choose one)

  • Constitutional Law of the States and Small Jurisdictions Mediterranean
  • Macroeconomics of the Middle East
  • The Arab Cinemas: A Historical Political Panorama

Elective Courses (choose one)

  • Political Sociology and Geopolitics of Contemporary Italy
  • Democratic Change and Authoritarian Resilience in North Africa
  • Orientalism in Art History: Overview and Focus
  • “The Arabian Nights”: Influence of Oriental Tales in the Mediterranean
  • History and Sociology of Saudi Arabia

Language

  •  Arabic
  • French

Optional Courses

Same as previous semester.

Required Courses

  • International History of the 20th Century
  • Foreign Policy of the Arab States
  • Sociology of the Arab State
  • Introduction to Middle East Law
  • Introduction to International Theory
  • Islam and Globalization OR Contemporary Israel
  • Art Workshop

Concentration Courses (choose one)

  • Business Law in the Mediterranean Region
  • Political Economy of the Middle East
  • War of Memory: A Perpetual Enmity between East and West?

Elective Courses (choose one)

  • Political Economy of the Caucasus and Central Asia
  • Arab Media
  • Analysis of Political Discourse
  • Introduction to Advertising
  • Political Economy of Globalization

Language

  • Arabic
  • French

Optional Courses

Same as previous semester.