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Minor in Asian Studies

For course descriptions in Asian Studies, see the 2005-2007 Academic Course Catalog.

Required courses:

____ HIST 114, The East Asian Experience to 1800 (4)
____ HIST 115, The East Asian Experience Since 1800 (4)
____ HIST 116, South Asia Before 1500 (4)
____ HIST 117, South Asia Since 1500 (4)
          OR HIST 118, History of Islam (4)

One of the following:
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HIST 316, China in Revolution, 1800-1949 (4)
HIST 317, The People's Republic of China (4)
HIST 318, The United States and China since 1800 (4)
HIST 319, Modern Japan 1868-present (4)

Four other courses selected from the following
____ _________________________________(Select from courses below)
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ART 208, Non-Western Art History(4)
CHIN 111, Elementary Chinese (4)
CHIN 211, Intermediate Chinese (4)
ENGL 385, Literature of the Indian Subcontinent (4)
HIST 114, East Asia Before 1800 (4)
HIST 116, South Asia Before 1500 (4)
HIST 316, China in Revolution (4)
JAPN 111, Elementary Japanese (4)
JAPN 211, Intermediate Japanese
THEO 365, Islam in Relation to Judaism and Christianity (4)

Courses taken at Southwest China Normal University and at Bunkyo Gakuin University also count toward the minor and individualized major.  Students preparing for graduate study or a professional career in or with Asia are advised to fulfill the Core Curriculum language proficiency requirement by completing either the sequence of Chinese 111, 112, and 211 or of Japanese 111, 112, and 211.

Here is the information for the Individualized Asian Studies Major

The Individualized Asian Studies Major is sponsored by the History Department and requires students to take HIST 200, HIST 389, and HIST 399 plus three additional History courses, two of which must be at the Upper Division level.  In addition, four other courses chosen from any Department, including History, must form a coherent whole addressing the student's interests, must be chosen in consultation with the student's academic advisor, and must be approved by the History Department chair.  The first three semesters of language are not eligible.