Asian and Asian-American Studies

Curriculum

Jon Boshart, Ph.D. and Rev. Mark Destephano, S.J., Ph.D., Program Co-Directors

The program offers a major and minor in Asian Studies consisting of courses that are selected from throughout the University curriculum and that deal entirely or in more than half of their content with Asian and/or the Asian-American Diaspora. Experience abroad through participation in study abroad, a University travel course, or other credit-bearing experiences is not required but is strongly recommended.

Requirements for the Asian Studies Major

Degree of Bachelor of Arts

Six of the required credits for the major count towards the Core Curriculum Requirements.

AN-100Introduction to Asian Studies3
Take the following four course sequences: 1, 212
Chinese
AN-113
Elementary Mandarin Chinese I
AN-114
Elementary Mandarin Chinese II
Japanese
AN-130
Elementary Japanese I
AN-131
Elementary Japanese II
AN-134
Intermediate Japanese I
AN-135
Intermediate Japanese II
Select six Asian Studies Courses18
Total Credits33

Requirements for the Asian Studies Minor

AN-100Introduction to Asian Studies3
Select one of the following two course sequences: 16
Chinese
AN-113
Elementary Mandarin Chinese I
AN-114
Elementary Mandarin Chinese II
Japanese
AN-130
Elementary Japanese I
AN-131
Elementary Japanese II
Select three Asian Studies Courses9
Total Credits18