Humanities Department

Minor - Asian Studies

The Asian Studies minor will acquaint students with the histories, traditional cultures and contemporary conditions of Asian countries and societies. Courses may be selected from anthropology, art, business, foreign languages, geography, history, music philosophy, political science, and religious studies.

University Graduation Requirements

To be awarded a minor, at least 12 units of coursework must be completely distinct and separate from the coursework in the major (University Policy S16-4).

Course Requirements

Group A6-9
Complete Six to Nine units from:
ARTH 070C. Arts of AsiaC13
ARTH 193B. East Meets West in ArtV3
ARTH 194A. Art of China3
ARTH 195. Art of Japan3
CHIN 102. Chinese Culture4
CHIN 140. Chinese Culture and Politics Through LiteratureV3
HUM 114. Legacy of AsiaV3
JPN 102. Japanese Culture3
LING 122. English as a World LanguageV3
MUSC 019. Music in World CulturesC13
MUSC 148B. Improvisational Traditions of the World - Asia2
PHIL 104. Asian PhilosophyV3
RELS 070. Gods, Guns, Gurus, Grails-World ReligionC23
RELS 142. Contemporary Buddhism and its Roots3
RELS 144. Chinese Traditions3
Group B6-9
Complete Six to Nine units from:
ANTH 115. The Emerging Global CultureV3
ANTH 177. Anthropology of Asia3
BUS2 133B. Relationship Marketing: Pacific Rim3
GEOG 160. East and South Asia3
HIST 109A. History of China4
HIST 109B. History of China4
HIST 110A. History of Japan4
HIST 110B. History of Japan4
POLS 145. Asian Politics4
Group C3-6
Three to six units in a foreign language related to one's chosen area, such as Chinese, Japanese, Punjabi, or Vietnamese.

Total Units:15-24