Asian Studies An Interdisciplinary Minor Centered on Asia

Why minor in Asian Studies?

Asia has long been the center of economic, political, cultural, social, and technological innovation and exchanges.

The minor in Asian Studies introduces you to the peoples, geographies, histories, cultures, politics, and economics of the Asia-Pacific region.

The curriculum of the Asian Studies Program draws from courses offered through the Colleges of Business and Economics, Communications, Health and Human Development, and Humanities and Social Sciences.

The interdisciplinary nature of the minor offers a unique opportunity to learn about Asia from various perspectives.

broaden your horizons and expand your career options by minoring in asian studies.

An Asian Studies minor increases cultural competency and promotes global citizenship. It provides knowledge and skills that can open up career pathways in the foreign service, international business, global education, and many other fields that engage with Asia.

Effective Fall 2020, the minor requires 6 courses, 2 of which can double-count toward your major. There is no language requirement. Many courses that count toward the Asian Studies minor also satisfy GE requirements. The minor offers a great way to reach the 120-unit graduation requirement. If you have taken courses on Asia, you are already close to completing the minor.

To learn more about how to fit the Asian Studies minor into your study plan, schedule an advising appointment at https://lisatran.youcanbook.me or click on the button below.

Below is a sampling of courses that will count toward the asian studies minor. Please consult the current course schedule to see if it is being offered.

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Lisa Tran


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