MAJOR, Bachelor of Arts (36 hours) — minor required
The Asian studies program offers an interdisciplinary curriculum of studies on Asia. Students complete a minimum of 36 credit hours from the list of the core courses and the elective courses. Alternative courses may be approved by the program advisor. Students must fulfill the foreign language requirement by completing Japanese or Chinese at the 2020 level or demonstrate competency in one Asian language. This may also be done by completing intensive Asian language and culture courses through student exchange programs in Asia. The students who wish to enter non-teaching careers are encouraged to develop a second major or minor in history, political science, economics, geography, etc. Dual degrees can also be pursued in the areas of comparative education, ethnomusicology, international business, etc.
MINOR in Asian Studies (21 hours)
21 hours selected from the core and elective courses in consultation with the Asian studies advisor. 3 credits, or one semester of Asian language required. No more than 11 credits of language may count towards minor.