2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog


Asian Studies Minor

Students are required to take 18 hours, selected from at least three departments, from a variety of courses focusing on the history and thought of the peoples in Asia. Up to six hours of a single foreign language (Japanese or Chinese), at the second semester level or higher, may be applied to minor requirements. Other courses in CHIN and JAPN that are not language-based may be counted in addition to the six language credits. No more than nine hours may be taken in any one department, and at least nine hours must be taken at the 30000 level or above.

Asian Studies Approved Courses

ASST 20003Introduction to Asian Studies

3

ASST 30013Asian Culture and Society through Cinema

3

ANTH 30723Ethnology of Selected Areas

3

CHIN 10163Beginning Chinese II

3

CHIN 20053Intermediate Chinese I

3

CHIN 20063Intermediate Chinese II

3

CHIN 30063Intermediate Chinese IV

3

CHIN 30073Chinese Culture in Film

3

CHIN 30113Chinese Civilization and Culture

3

CHIN 30123

CHIN 30970Directed Study in Chinese

1-6

ECON 30443Asian Economics

3

ENGL 30783Modern India: Literature and Culture

3

HIST 10943Asian Civilization to 1700

3

HIST 10953Asian Civilization Since 1700

3

HIST 20943Honors History Asian Civilization to 1500

3

HIST 20953Honors History of Asian Civilization Since 1500

3

HIST 30443History of Modern China: from Ming to Mao

3

HIST 40843The Vietnam War

3

JAPN 10163Second Semester College Japanese

3

JAPN 20053Third Semester College Japanese

3

JAPN 20063Fourth Semester College Japanese

3

JAPN 30113Japanese Culture and Civilization

3

JAPN 30123Japanese for Daily Use

3

PHIL 30333Asian Philosophies

3

POSC 33203Political Economy of Human Trafficking

3

POSC 33603International Relations of East Asia

3

POSC 33613The International Relations of Japan

3

POSC 33623Chinese Foreign Policy

3

POSC 35603Japanese Politics and Society Through Film

3

POSC 35613The Politics of Japan

3

POSC 35623Politics of China

3

POSC 35633Contemporary Issues in China

3

POSC 35643Entrepreneurship in China

3

RELI 20573Defining the Nation: China and India in Crisis

3

RELI 30513Hindu Religious Perspectives

3

RELI 30523East Asian Religious Perspectives

3

RELI 30533Buddhism: Thought and Practice

3

RELI 30573

RELI 30753The Many Faces of Krishna

3

RELI 30163Women and Early Christianity

3

RELI 30863Religion and Violence

3

Course offerings may vary, and other courses may be allowed with approval of the minor director when those courses focus on Asia. For more information, contact the program director, Carrie Currier, in the Department of Political Science.