A minor in Asian Studies offers a well-rounded understanding of the countries and cultures of Asia. You will benefit from this minor if: You work or plan to work in businesses dealing with Asia. You are interested in applying to graduate studies in history, anthropology or other humanities or social science areas. You are a nursing or social work student with a clientele that includes members of the Asian community. You are an education student interested in integrating Asian Studies into their classroom work. ASIAN STUDIES MINOR REQUIREMENTS: 30 CREDITS All courses in the minor must be completed with a cumulative 2.0 GPA. LIST A: FRAMEWORKS (10 CREDITS) 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 LIST B: CONTENT (20 CREDITS) TARTS 281 Art and Culture in India TARTS 282 Art and Culture in China TARTS 283 Art and Culture in Japan TARTS 284 Art and Culture in the Pacific TCHIN 101 First Year Chinese TCHIN 102 First Year Chinese TCHIN 103 First Year Chinese TECON 362 China's Rise and its Global Economic Implications (formerly TECON 460) TECON 417 Political Economy of India TECON 441 International Economics (formerly TECON 340) THIST 270 Premodern East Asia THIST 462 History of Vietnam THIST 463 Premodern Japan THIST 464 Modern China THIST 465 Modern Japan THIST 466 Modern Korea THIST 484 The Pacific War TPHIL 315 Chinese Philosophy and Religions TRELIG 365 Hinduism and Buddhism TRELIG 366 Islam TRELIG 367 East Asian Religions: Zen and Taoism TRELIG 463 God: East and West Declare a minor by completing the Request to Declare/Change a Major or Minor form and submitting it to the Office of the Registrar. You must have earned a minimum of 45 credits and declared a major before declaring a minor. If you have any questions about this process, please see your advisor.