(18 credits)

The minor provides an introduction to the study of Asian languages and culture. To students of Asian descent it also serves to provide a better appreciation of themselves and their heritage.

Students minoring in Asian Studies must receive no less than C- in any course used to satisfy the minor requirements.

Required Courses (8 Credits)
One year of language study in either Chinese or Japanese. Students with language proficiency in these or other Asian languages may take 8 credits in other Asian Studies courses.8
Content Courses on Asia (10 Credits)
One course in the civilization or culture of the country whose language is being studied and additional courses in Asian Studies to total 10 credits. At least 6 credits must be upper-division (300/400-level) courses. 110
Total Credits18

Up to 8 transferred credits from study abroad may be applied toward the minor.