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Undergraduate Catalog 2014 - 2015 
Undergraduate Catalog 2014 - 2015 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Asian Studies Minor

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The Asian Studies minor is offered by the departments of Art, History, Modern Languages, Music, Philosophy and Comparative Religion, Political Science, and Urban Studies. The program’s objectives are to heighten awareness of the rich and diverse histories and cultures of Asia, to stimulate cross-cultural interest among students in the social sciences and the humanities, and to cultivate an appreciation of Asian arts and literatures. Students interested in an Asian Studies minor should contact the director, Dr. Qingshan Tan, at 216-687-9282, or the Political Science Department Office at 216-687-4541.

Required Courses:

Students wishing to minor in Asian Studies must complete:

  • A minimum of 15 semester credit hours in designated Asian Studies courses from at least three different departments within the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences.
  • Three courses must be concentrated in offerings related to the study of either South/Southeast Asia or East Asia.
  • Two courses must be completed outside concentration. At least one of these must be completed at the 300/400-level.

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