Minor in Asian Studies

The Asian Studies minor requires a minimum of 18 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.

Requirements for the Minor

Foundation Courses
Select two of the following: 16
Chinese and Japanese Literature in Cultural Context
Geography of East and South Asia
Introduction to East Asia: China
Introduction to East Asia: Japan
Asian Studies Electives
Select four electives from three different subject areas.12
Language
Select one of the following (second semester): 24
Hindi Elements II
Chinese Elements II
Japanese Elements II
Korean Elements II
1

May incorporate the study of South and Southeast Asia, ASST 1051, ASST 1052, if approved by the Asian Studies advisor.

2

The language requirement may be satisfied by examination of oral/aural and reading skills in any Asian language approved by the Asian Studies head advisor.

Minors 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.