Ph.D. - Ancient Near Eastern Civilizations;Ph.D.- Arabic;Ph.D. - Armenian;Ph.D. - Hebrew;Ph.D. - Iranian;Ph.D. - Semitics;Ph.D. - Turkic;, M.A. - Ancient Near Eastern Civilizations;M.A.- Arabic;M.A. - Armenian;M.A. - Hebrew;M.A. - Iranian;M.A. - Semitics;M.A. - Turkic;
The mission of the department is the discovery, interpretation, dissemination, and preservation of human values created over a period of more than a thousand years in an area which was the cradle of all civilization. The department offers undergraduate and graduate instruction in the major modern and ancient languages of the Near East: Akkadian, ancient Egyptian, Arabic, Armenian, Coptic, Hebrew, Persian, and Turkic.