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Asian Studies course catalog


Finalized 3-1-2020

MARI NAGASE, Associate Professor (Japanese, WLLC),Co-Chair
B.A.,M.A., U of Tokyo; Ph.D., British Columbia

PETER TONG XIAO,Professor (Art), Co-Chair
B.A. Coe; MFA, Temple

MAJOR IN ASIAN STUDIES. 28 credits, of which 16 credits must be at the 300 level or higher.

Required courses: ASIA 451, at least 8 credits in Chinese or Japanese language, at least 4 credits in RELG from 284, 287,384 or 387, at least 4 credits in HIST 250, 350, 355, or 358. These courses, if not required, can be used as electives.

The remaining credits can be fulfilled from the following electives:

Chinese or Japanese language 200 levels and above;
Non-language courses taught on campus including HIST 150, 151, 250, 350, 355, 358, CHST 240, 340, 341, JPST 250,350, RELG 212, 284, 287, 384, 387, POLS 318, ARHI 372, ECON 366, 406, and ENGL 295 and any of the courses not already taken as a required RELG or HIST course;
Asia-focused courses offered by IOCP programs and partner schools in Asia, such as GEOL 106, ART 300, ECON 364, ECON 365.
Other courses approved by the Asian Studies program faculty on a case by case recommendation may be added.

MINOR IN ASIAN STUDIES. 20 credits, of which no more than 8 credits may be in Asian languages (Chinese or Japanese), and the remaining 12-20 credits would be from other Asia –focused classes listed above. Other courses approved by the Asian Studies program faculty on a case by case recommendation may be added.

Grade Point Average Notation: All courses listed in the catalog as required courses for any major and/or minor, including those courses outside of the department or with a different subject coding, are considered part of the major and will count in the grade point average. Recommended supporting courses that are optional and not required may also count in the major depending on the program. For more information see your department chair or the degree requirements for Bachelor of Arts and information on Majors/Minors.

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