Certificate in Asian Business & Society

This certificate requires a minimum of 15 credits, but may require more if the Language requirement is not satisfied by examination of oral/aural and reading skills in any Asian language approved by the Asian Studies head advisor.

Required Courses
ASST 2001Practical Asian Society and Culture3
IB 2501Fundamentals of Asian Business 13
or ASST 2511 Introduction to Asian Business
Economics Course
Select one of the following:3
International Trade
International Monetary Economics
Energy, Ecology, and Economy
Asian Studies Country Elective
See Academic Advising Center for list of approved electives. 23
Asian Studies Writing Intensive Elective
See Academic Advising Center for list of approved courses. 23
Language
Select one of the following (second semester): 34
Hindi Elements II
Chinese Elements II
Japanese Elements II
Korean Elements II
1

IB 2501 and ASST 2511 are cross-listed.

2

The country of the Asian Studies Country Elective and the Asian Studies Writing-Intensive Elective must match the country of the language studied. For example, if the language requirement is met with Chinese, then courses on China must be chosen for both the Country and Writing-Intensive Electives. 

3

The language requirement may also be satisfied by examination of speaking, listening and interpreting, and reading skills in any Asian language approved by the Asian Studies faculty advisor.

Certificates are awarded only at the time of completion of the bachelor's degree and cannot be awarded either as a stand-alone program of study or after completion of the first bachelor's degree.