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Asian Studies

Interdisciplinary Program

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Minor only

A minor in Asian studies provides instruction in the varieties of Asian languages and cultures through an interdisciplinary approach, and enables students to consolidate various course offerings into a meaningful and cohesive program relevant to several major fields of specialization.

Undergraduate Program


1. Complete 15 credits in approved Asian Studies courses:*

a. Asian studies courses for consideration:

GEOG 311W -- Geography of Asia (3 credits)
HIST 121 -- East Asian Civilization (3 credits)
HIST 122 -- East Asian Civilization (3 credits)
HIST 330 -- Modern China (3 credits)
HIST 331 -- Modern Japan (3 credits)
JPN 101 -- Elementary Japanese I (5 credits)
JPN 102 -- Elementary Japanese II (5 credits)
JPN 201 -- Intermediate Japanese I (4 credits)
JPN 202 -- Intermediate Japanese II (4 credits)
PHIL 202 -- Introduction to Eastern Philosophy (3 credits)

2. Minimum credits required (15 credits)

* Courses must be distributed among at least 3 departments and include material on at least 2 Asian countries.

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