Requirements for the Minor


Please consult the Schedule of Classes or contact the Advisor of the Program for a current, updated list of courses that fulfill the Minor requirements.

Required Courses—Asian Studies Minor
Hours
ASST 270—Topics in Asian Cultures and Societies
3
At least one 400-level course related to Asia
3
Three courses either from the lists below or chosen in consultation with an advisor.
9
Total Hours—Asian Studies Minor
15

Courses Recommended for the Minor in Asian Studies

Courses
Hours
Anthropology (ANTH)  
273—Ethnography of Southeast Asia
Same as GEOG 273
3
   
Asian Studies (ASST)  
109—East Asian Civilization: China
Same as HIST 109
3
110—East Asian Civilization: Japan
Same as HIST 110
3
219—Art and Architecture of East Asia
Same as AH 219
3
220—Buddhist Art and Architecture
Same as AH 220
3
228—Sociology of Asia and Asian Americans
Same as SOC 228
3
231—Politics in China
Same as POLS 231
3
270—Topics in Asian Cultures and Societies
3
271—Late Imperial China: 1500 to 1911
Same as HIST 271
3
272—China since 1911
Same as HIST 272
3
275—History of South Asia
Same as HIST 275
3
276—Modern South Asia, 1857 to the Present
Same as HIST 276
3
278—Topics in the Art, Architecture, and Visual Culture of Asia
Same as AH 278
3
279—South Asian Cultures and Societies
Same as ANTH 279
3
471—Topics in Asian Art and Architecture
Same as AH 471
3
472—Issues and Events in 20th Century China
Same as HIST 472
3
473—Topics in East Asian History
Same as HIST 473
3
478—Women in Chinese History
Same as HIST 478
3
479—Culture and Colonialism in South Asia
Same as ANTH 479, HIST 479
3
   
Economics (ECON)
 
325—Topics in Economic Historya
3
 
 
History (HIST)  
497—Topics in Cultural Historya
3
   
Linguistics and Languages  
Only one course in either Chinese or Japanese language may be counted toward the minor.  
CHIN 101—Elementary Chinese I
4
CHIN 102—Elementary Chinese II
4
CHIN 103—Intermediate Chinese I
4
CHIN 104—Intermediate Chinese II
4
CHIN 111—Chinese for Students from Chinese Background I    
4
CHIN 112—Chinese for Students from Chinese Background II
4
JPN 101—Elementary Japanese I
4
JPN 102—Elementary Japanese II
4
JPN 103—Intermediate Japanese I
4
JPN 104—Intermediate Japanese II
4
JPN 200—Advanced Spoken Japanese
3
JPN 215—Japanese Language and Culture
Same as LING 215
3
 
 
Sociology (SOC)  
268—Introduction to Comparative Sociologya
3
440—Topics in Organizations and Institutionsa
3
448—Sociology of Developmenta
3
   
Theatre (THTR)  
245—East Asian Theater
3