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Requirements for a Minor in Asian Studies

A total of twenty (20) credits as follows:

  1. One "Primary" Asian Studies course.
  2. One "Secondary" Asian Studies course offered by a department other than that which provided the course that fulfilled the "Primary" requirement.
  3. Three additional, 200+ level, approved Asian Studies courses.

"Primary" Asian Studies Courses
History 105: Revolutions and Revolutionaries in Modern East Asia
History 105: World War II in Asia
History 105: The Mongol World Empire
History 105: The Two Koreas, Past and Present

Art 165: Survey of Asian Art

Chinese 206: Introduction to East Asian Cultures
Chinese 214: Introduction to Chinese Culture
Chinese 216: Asian Urbanization Through Cinema*

History 282: Traditional China
History 283: Modern China
History 287: Traditional Japan
History 293: Ancient and Medieval India

International Studies 261: Government and Politics of China
International Studies 263: Comparative Political Economy of East Asia

Religious Studies 255: Religions of Asia
Religious Studies 258/Philosophy 250: Asian Philosophies


"Secondary" Asian Studies Courses
Chinese 205: Modern Chinese Literature in Translation
Chinese 215: Gender in Chinese Literature
Chinese 220: Contemporary Chinese Cinema

History 205: The Vietnam Wars
History 282: Traditional China
History 283: Modern China
History 287: Traditional Japan
History 288: Japan Since 1800
History 293: Ancient and Medieval India
History 294: Modern India

International Studies 262: China’s Foreign Policy
International Studies 263: Comparative Political Economy of East Asia
International Studies 264: China-Taiwan-US Relations

Religious Studies 255: Religious Traditions of India
Religious Studies 255: Religions of Asia
Religious Studies 258: Buddhism, Up to Now
Religious Studies 258/PHIL 250: Asian Philosophies
Religious Studies 258: Spirituality West and East


Additional Asian Studies Courses
History 385: Nomads of Inner Asia
History 391: Gandhi
History 481: Cold War in East Asia

Theatre 360: Theatre In India