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Asian Studies

The political, economic, and cultural importance of the nations of Asia grows every year and the Asian Studies Program promotes the understanding of Asia’s historical, cultural, political, and economic role in the world. 

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Asian Studies: Program Committee

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Chien-Kai Chen, Department of International Studies
Michael R. Drompp, Department of History
Li Han, Department of Modern Languages and Literature
John C. Kaltner, Department of Religious Studies
Seok-Won Lee, Department of History
David Mason, Department of Theatre, Chair
Mark W. Muesse, Department of Religious Studies
John E. Murray, Department of Economics
Chia-rong Wu, Department of Modern Languages and Literature
Lynn B. Zastoupil, Department of History

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Requirements for a Minor in Asian Studies

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A total of twenty (20) credits as follows:

  1. One "Primary" Asian Studies course.
  2. One "Secondary" Asian Studies course offered by a department other than that which provided the course that fulfilled the "Primary" requirement.
  3. Three additional, 200+ level, approved Asian Studies courses.

"Primary" Asian Studies Courses
History 105: Revolutions and Revolutionaries in Modern East Asia
History 105: World War II in Asia
History 105: The Mongol World Empire
History 105: The Two Koreas, Past and Present

Art 165: Survey of Asian Art

Chinese 206: Introduction to East Asian Cultures
Chinese 214: Introduction to Chinese Culture
Chinese 216: Asian Urbanization Through Cinema*

History 282: Traditional China
History 283: Modern China
History 287: Traditional Japan
History 293: Ancient and Medieval India

International Studies 261: Government and Politics of China
International Studies 263: Comparative Political Economy of East Asia

Religious Studies 255: Religions of Asia
Religious Studies 258/Philosophy 250: Asian Philosophies


"Secondary" Asian Studies Courses
Chinese 205: Modern Chinese Literature in Translation
Chinese 215: Gender in Chinese Literature
Chinese 220: Contemporary Chinese Cinema

History 205: The Vietnam Wars
History 282: Traditional China
History 283: Modern China
History 287: Traditional Japan
History 288: Japan Since 1800
History 293: Ancient and Medieval India
History 294: Modern India

International Studies 262: China’s Foreign Policy
International Studies 263: Comparative Political Economy of East Asia
International Studies 264: China-Taiwan-US Relations

Religious Studies 255: Religious Traditions of India
Religious Studies 255: Religions of Asia
Religious Studies 258: Buddhism, Up to Now
Religious Studies 258/PHIL 250: Asian Philosophies
Religious Studies 258: Spirituality West and East


Additional Asian Studies Courses
History 385: Nomads of Inner Asia
History 391: Gandhi
History 481: Cold War in East Asia

Theatre 360: Theatre In India

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