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Overview

Immerse yourself in the culture of our planet's most populous continent.

This program will provide opportunities to:

  • Study the history, culture, government, religion and economy of Asia and its many nations.
  • Learn the historic and modern significance of Asia in our world.
  • Gain first-hand experience in Asia through study abroad experiences.
Humanities & Fine Arts Social Sciences & History Natural Sciences & Mathematics Professional Studies & Enhancements
Minor
Asian Studies Minor (Humanities and Fine Arts)

Peaks this program fulfills

  • Humanities & Fine Arts

Courses and Requirements

View this degree in the course catalog

15 credits

Minor Requirements

Complete a Major outside the Humanities & Fine Arts PEAK

 

Complete 9 credits from the following:

Course ID Course Name Number of Credits
ENG-225 Asia Through Its Movies 3 credits
ENG-233 The Literature of Immigrants 3 credits
ENG-323 Postcolonial Studies 3 credits
ENG-324 Narratives Against Oppression 3 credits
ENG-325 Constructing World Literatures 3 credits
REL-203 Buddhism 3 credits
REL-300 Zen 3 credits

 

Complete 6 credits from the following:

Course ID Course Name Number of Credits
ASN-302.1 SE Asia: Traditions and Transitions 2 credits
ASN-302.2 SE Asia: Traditions and Transitions 4 credits
HIS-210 History of Modern East Asia 3 credits
HIS-221 Chinese Religions 3 credits
HIS-338 Modern India 3 credits
HIS-340 Pre-Modern Chinese History 3 credits
HIS-345 Modern China 3 credits
HIS-354 History of Southeast Asia 3 credits
HIS-357 Popular Culture in Modern Chinese History 3 credits
HIS-384 Modern Japan 3 credits
POE-370 Political Economy of China 3 credits
POE-374 Political Economy of SE Asia 3 credits

 

Humanities & Fine Arts Social Sciences & History Natural Sciences & Mathematics Professional Studies & Enhancements
Minor
Asian Studies Minor (Social Sciences and History)

Peaks this program fulfills

  • Social Sciences & History

Courses and Requirements

View this degree in the course catalog

15 credits

Minor Requirements

Complete a Major outside the Social Sciences & History PEAK

 

Complete 9 credits from the following:

Course ID Course Name Number of Credits
ASN-302.1 SE Asia: Traditions and Transitions 2 credits
ASN-302.2 SE Asia: Traditions and Transitions 4 credits
HIS-210 History of Modern East Asia 3 credits
HIS-221 Chinese Religions 3 credits
HIS-338 Modern India 3 credits
HIS-340 Pre-Modern Chinese History 3 credits
HIS-345 Modern China 3 credits
HIS-354 History of Southeast Asia 3 credits
HIS-357 Popular Culture in Modern Chinese History 3 credits
HIS-384 Modern Japan 3 credits
POE-370 Political Economy of China 3 credits
POE-374 Political Economy of SE Asia 3 credits

 

Complete 6 credits from the following:

Course ID Course Name Number of Credits
ENG-225 Asia Through Its Movies 3 credits
ENG-233 The Literature of Immigrants 3 credits
ENG-323 Postcolonial Studies 3 credits
ENG-324 Narratives Against Oppression 3 credits
ENG-325 Constructing World Literatures 3 credits
REL-203 Buddhism 3 credits
REL-300 Zen 3 credits

 

Morgan Thornberry

Yotes on the RoadA study tour of southeast Asia

Morgan Thornberry chronicles her "trip of a lifetime" to Thailand, Burma and Cambodia.

Choir travels to China

Music without BordersC of I choir visits China

Caitlin Fellows recounts an unforgettable trip--including an impromptu concert on top of the Great Wall!