This minor offers students a broad, inter- disciplinary perspective on the cultures, history, political institutions, economy and geography of Asia. The program provides students a background in the most populous and economically dynamic region of the world. 

The minimum requirement for a minor in Asian Studies is 18 credit hours. These can include any of the approved minor courses listed with maximum of seven to eight hours of Chinese, Japanese, Korean, or Hindi language applied (but not mandatory) toward the minor.

Students who choose to minor in Asian Studies benefit from broad geographical and topical course offerings. Education received in these courses, combined with the student’s major degree, offers students cultural breadth to distinguish themselves in the job market, provides them with the basis for future graduate study, or lays a foundation for overseas employments be it in Business, Communications, English in- struction, or International finance.

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