The Asian Studies Minor is designed to build a deep knowledge of and appreciation for the peoples and cultures of Asia. Students will gain intermediate competency in an Asian language and learn about Asia from a variety of perspectives (e.g. historical, cultural, religious) and broaden their globalperspective with insight into the diverse world of Asia.
One elective from HIST, THEO or other approved course
The minimum credit hours for the Asian Studies minor is 18.
If a student transfers in credit for a course or courses an Asian language, the language requirement for the minor will be adjusted based on the student’s level of proficiency, which will be determined by the language instructor. Students whose first language is.an Asian language and students with intermediate Asian language proficiency (202) transfer credit will take an additional 6 hours of approved coursework for a total of 18 hours in the minor. Students who transfer proficiency through 201 will take the 202 language course and an additional three hours of approved coursework for a total of 18 hours in the minor.