Requirements for the Global Asian Studies Minor

 

Students must complete 15 semester hours, including at least 3 semester hours at or above the 200-level (exclusive of GLAS 300) and 3 semester hours at the 400 level.  

UIC CATALOG: Detailed requirements for the minor, and available courses.

Note: Additional courses fulfilling minor requirements may become available. Please contact GLAS for the most updated listing of eligible courses. 

 

Required Courses

Hours

GLAS 100 - Introduction to Global Asian Studies

3

GLAS 300 - Global Asia in Chicago

3

3 additional courses, one from each of the categories below. 
Specific courses can be chosen in consultation with an advisor. 
 
  • Asian American
  • Asia
  • Global and/or Comparative Asia
 9
 Total Hours 15 
Partial List of Courses Approved for GLAS Minor  
Hours

GLAS 100—Introduction to Global Asian Studies

3

GLAS 105—Asian and/or Asian American Studies Seminar

3

GLAS 120—Introduction to Asian American Studies

3

GLAS 123— Introduction to Asian American Literature

3

GLAS 209—Advanced Chinese Language and Culture

3

GLAS 228—Sociology of Asia and Asian Americans

3

GLAS 230—Cultural Politics of Asian American Food

3

GLAS 231—Introduction to Chinese Politics

3

GLAS 232—Politics in Korea

 

3

GLAS 250—Critical Issues in Community Engagement

3

GLAS 271—Late Imperial China

3

GLAS 275—History of South Asia to 1857

3

GLAS 279—South Asian Cultures and Societies

3

GLAS 280—China and Japan: Society and Culture

3

GLAS 290—Special Topics in Asian American Studies

1-3

GLAS 300—Global Asia in Chicago

3

GLAS 328—Asian American Literature

3

GLAS 400—Blacks and South Asians in London

6

GLAS 441—Topics in Asian American Literature and Culture

3

GLAS 471—Topics in Asian Art and Architecture

3
 GLAS 473—Topics in East Asian History 3
 GLAS 490—Advanced Topics in Asian American Studies 3
GLAS 495 - Independent Study 1 - 4