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Asian Studies (098) Major

The major in Asian Studies requires 12 courses (of 3 credits or more) distributed as follows:

  1. Two courses in Asian Studies, chosen from East Asian Civilizations: Traditional Era (098:241), East Asian Civilizations: Modern Era (098:242) or Global East Asia (098:250).
  2. Nine elective courses in Asian Studies, at least four of which must be offered in subject codes 098, 165, 565, or 574, and may include language courses above the 100-level.
  3. Capstone Seminar on East Asian Studies (098:444).

You can visit the following pages for specific courses offered in Asian Studies (098), Chinese (165), Japanese (565), and Korean (574). The master list of courses offered by the Department of Asian Languages can be found here.

 

Asian Studies (098) Minor

In this interdisciplinary minor program, students acquire Asian language competence and complete specific course work in Asian Studies. The program encourages students to choose from a wide variety of course offerings on Asia in fields such as economics, political science, literature of Asia, comparative literature, linguistics, history, art history, geography, religion, philosophy, anthropology, and sociology.

Students interested in the minor program should consult the program director for advice in the selection of courses. The minor program in Asian Studies consists of six courses (of 3 credits or more) distributed as follows:

  1. Two courses in Asian Studies, chosen from East Asian Civilizations: Traditional Era (098:241), East Asian Civilizations: Modern Era (098:242) or Global East Asia (098:250).
  2. Four elective courses in Asian Studies, at least three of which must be offered in subject codes 098, 165, 565, or 574, and may include language courses above the 100-level.