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  • Asian Studies

    This minor provides multidisciplinary expertise and practical experience in Asia-related affairs through coursework and study abroad opportunities.

    About this Minor


    The minor provides two options of study. Language credits earned at other institutions may be accepted.

    Students pursuing the major in Foreign Languages and Literatures, Chinese specialization; or Foreign Languages and Literatures, Japanese specialization; or Foreign Languages and Literatures, Dual Language specialization in which one of the languages is Chinese, Japanese or Vietnamese, are not eligible to receive the minor in Asian studies.

    Of the total credits, no more than three may be individual study (CHI/JPN 4905). Students must complete a minimum of six credits of coursework exclusive to the minor that cannot count toward the major(s) or other minors.

    Required Courses

    Option 1

    Courses Credits
    Non-language Asia-related courses
    3000/4000 level

    Option 2

    Courses Credits
    CHI 1130 Beginning Chinese 1, 5 credits, and
    CHI 1131 Beginning Chinese 2, 5 credits
    JPN 1130 Beginning Japanese 1, 5 credits, and
    JPN 1131 Beginning Japanese 2, 5 credits
    VTN 1130 Beginning Vietnamese 1, 5 credits, and
    VTN 1131 Beginning Vietnamese 2, 5 credits
    Non-language Asia-related courses
    3000/4000 level
    Total 22
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minors: asian-studies