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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-225Asia Through Its Movies3 credits
ENG-233The Literature of Immigrants3 credits
ENG-323Postcolonial Studies3 credits
ENG-324Narratives Against Oppression3 credits
ENG-325Constructing World Literatures3 credits
REL-203Buddhism3 credits
REL-300Zen3 credits

Complete 6 credits from the following:

Course ID Course Name Number of Credits
ASN-302.1SE Asia: Traditions and Transitions2 credits
ASN-302.2SE Asia: Traditions and Transitions4 credits
HIS-210History of Modern East Asia3 credits
HIS-221Chinese Religions3 credits
HIS-338Modern India3 credits
HIS-340Pre-Modern Chinese History3 credits
HIS-345Modern China3 credits
HIS-354History of Southeast Asia3 credits
HIS-357Popular Culture in Modern Chinese History3 credits
HIS-384Modern Japan3 credits
POE-370Political Economy of China3 credits
POE-374Political Economy of SE Asia3 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-302.1SE Asia: Traditions and Transitions2 credits
ASN-302.2SE Asia: Traditions and Transitions4 credits
HIS-210History of Modern East Asia3 credits
HIS-221Chinese Religions3 credits
HIS-338Modern India3 credits
HIS-340Pre-Modern Chinese History3 credits
HIS-345Modern China3 credits
HIS-354History of Southeast Asia3 credits
HIS-357Popular Culture in Modern Chinese History3 credits
HIS-384Modern Japan3 credits
POE-370Political Economy of China3 credits
POE-374Political Economy of SE Asia3 credits

Complete 6 credits from the following:

Course ID Course Name Number of Credits
ENG-225Asia Through Its Movies3 credits
ENG-233The Literature of Immigrants3 credits
ENG-323Postcolonial Studies3 credits
ENG-324Narratives Against Oppression3 credits
ENG-325Constructing World Literatures3 credits
REL-203Buddhism3 credits
REL-300Zen3 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!