The Asian Studies minor offers students the opportunity to develop a well-rounded understanding of the countries and cultures of Asia. The courses enable students to fit the Asian experience into a theoretical context of global patterns of modernization and economic development while focusing on specific historical and cultural elements in Asian countries.
All courses in the minor must be completed with a cumulative 2.0 GPA.
The Asian Studies minor requires 30 credits to include:
10 credits from the following list of framework courses:
- TCOM 430 Global Networks, National Identities
- TCOM 460 Communication and National Development
- TCOM 461 Media and Identity in Asia
- TECON 332 Rise of East Asia
- TECON 362 China's Rise and its Global Economic Implications (formerly TECON 460)
- THIST 271 Modern East Asia
- THIST 372 Comparative Perspectives on East Asian and Latin American Development
- THIST 474 Imperial China
- THIST 486 Contemporary Chinese Culture and Society
- TPOLS 203 Introduction to International Relations
- TURB 430 Pacific Rim Cities
20 credits from the following list of content courses:
- See Asian Studies minor web page for approved courses on List B: Content courses
Credit for study in Asia may count toward credit for course work. See an advisor for details.