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Banlung Market, Cambodia (by Jim Tyner, Professor)

Asian Studies Minor

Coordinator: Shawn Banasick

The program requires successful completion of a minimum 16 credit hours of nonlanguage coursework selected from the list  given below; this coursework must be distributed in three of the areas listed. Students may earn a certificate in Asian studies if they complete the required nonlanguage courses plus one year of introductory study of an Asian language chosen from among the four currently available through the heritage languages program—Chinese, Hindi, Japanese, Korean—or demonstrate the equivalent skill or proficiency by an examination.

Course requirements for Asian studies minor (16-24 credits):

 Nonlanguage courses

16

 Must be selected from three disciplines.  
ANTH

*38096

Individual Investigation in Anthropology

3

ARTH

42022

The Arts of China

3

 

42023

The Arts of Japan

3

GEOG

37079

Geography of South Asia

3

HIST

31112

Chinese Civilization

3

 

41112

History of Modern China

3

 

41116

History of Japan

3

 

42297

Colloquium on Contemporary China and Japan

3

 

*49196

Individual Investigation

2-3

MUS

42151

Asian Music

3

 

*45311

Chamber Music

1-2

POL

30530

Asian Politics

3

 

40995

Selected Topics in Political Science

1-3

 

40996

Individual Investigation

1-3

  Language Courses

8

  Eight credit hours or equivalent required for certificate

 

CHIN

15101

Elementary Chinese I

5

 

15102

Elementary Chinese II

5

 

25201

Intermediate Chinese I

5

 

25202

Intermediate Chinese II

5

HRTG

10101

Elementary I (Variable Language)

4

 

10102

Elementary II (Variable Language)

4

 

20201

Intermediate I (Variable Language)

3

 

20202

Intermediate II (Variable Language)

3

JAPN

15101

Elementary Japanese I

5

 

15102

Elementary Japanese II

5

 

25201

Intermediate Japanese I

5

 

25202

Intermediate Japanese II

5

   

Total      

16-24


*These and other selected topics courses that focus on Asia may be counted toward the program if approved by the coordinator.