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Asian Studies Minor

Program Description

Asian Studies is an interdisciplinary program designed to provide undergraduate students with a broad understanding of Asian cultures and an awareness of the important historical and international events happening in the Asian world. This program is designed to build a solid foundation of philosophy, religion, history and political science for further study in this field.

Declare a Minor:
To declare a minor online, click here.

Directors:
Dr. Jinmei Yuan, Professor of Philosophy
Dr. Maorong Jiang, Director of Asian World Center

Contact:
Creighton University
Asian World Center
Becker Hall, Suite G25
(402) 280-2856
awc@creighton.edu

Requirements

Eighteen (18) credits of coursework are required to complete this minor. Students must achieve a cumulative GPA of 2.00 in courses toward the minor.

(All of the following:)
ASN 300 - Introduction to Asian Studies (3 credits)

(One of the following:)
PHL 351 - Introduction to Chinese Philosophy (3 credits)
PHL 353 - Introduction to Buddhism (3 credits)

(One of the following:)
HIS 103 - The Asian World (3 credits)
HIS 467 - Modern China (3 credits)
HIS 468 - Modern Japan (3 credits)

(One of the following:)
PLS 315 - Politics of Asia (3 credits)
PLS 316 - Government and Politics of PR China (3 credits)

Electives
(Two of the following:)

CHN 101 - Beginning Chinese I (3 credits)
CHN 102 - Beginning Chinese II (3 credits)
HIS 464 - Gender and Sexuality in Asia (3 credits)
HIS 465 - Japanese Popular Culture (3 credits)
HIS 466 - Narratives of East Asia Tradition (3 credits)
HIS 467 - Modern China (3 credits)
HIS 468 - Modern Japan (3 credits)
JPN 101 - Beginning Japanese I (3 credits)
JPN 102 - Beginning Japanese II (3 credits)
JPN 225 - Kanji Writing (3 credits)
PHL 351 - Introduction to Chinese Philosophy (3 credits)
PHL 353 - Introduction to Buddhism (3 credits)
PLS 315 - Politics of Asia (3 credits)
PLS 316 - Government and Politics of PR China (3 credits)
SRP 434 - Philosophy of East Asian Literature and Film (3 credits)