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Asian Studies Minor

Hours - 15-18 Credit Hours
Effective Sep. 2017
Last Revision 9/16/2022
Holokai Category: Arts & Humanities
Sponsoring Program: History
Faculty Unit Assignment: Faculty of Culture, Language & Performing Arts

Program Requirements


Core — 3 Credits

Complete the following course:

Course Number Title Semester Offered Credit Hours Prerequisites
ASNS 105 Introduction to Asian Studies W, S 3.0


Complete Four Courses in Three Different Disciplines — 12-15 Credits

No credits earned through taking language tests qualify as courses for the minor.


Chinese

Course Number Title Semester Offered Credit Hours Prerequisites
CHIN 101 Elementary Chinese Conversation and Grammar I F 4.0
CHIN 102 Elementary Chinese Conversation and Grammar II W 4.0 CHIN 101 or permission of instructor
CHIN 201 Intermediate Chinese I F 4.0 CHIN 102 or permission of instructor
CHIN 202 Intermediate Chinese II W 4.0 CHIN 201 or permission of instructor
CHIN 301 Introduction to Chinese Literature F 3.0 CHIN 202
CHIN 311 Advanced Chinese Conversation S 3.0 CHIN 301 or permission of instructor
CHIN 441 Classical Chinese Literature W 3.0 CHIN 301 or CHIN 311


Japanese

Course Number Title Semester Offered Credit Hours Prerequisites
JPN 101 Elementary Japanese Conversation and Grammar I F, W 4.0
JPN 102 Elementary Japanese Conversation and Grammar II F, W 4.0 JPN 101 or permission of instructor
JPN 201 Intermediate Japanese Conversation and Grammar S 4.0 JPN 102 or permission of instructor
JPN 202 Intermediate Japanese II F 4.0 JPN 201 or permission of instructor
JPN 301 Introduction to Japanese Literature W 3.0 JPN 202
JPN 311 Advanced Intensive Conversation in Japanese S 3.0 JPN 202 or permission of instructor
JPN 321 Selected Reading and Grammar in Japanese S 3.0 JPN 301


History

Course Number Title Semester Offered Credit Hours Prerequisites
HIST 306 Confucianism Variable 3.0
HIST 344 Modern China F 3.0
HIST 346 Modern Northeast Asia W-even 3.0
HIST 390R Special Topic in History (Topic on Asia) F, W, S 3.0
HIST 485 Junior Tutorial in History: Vietnam War W 3.0 HIST 200


English

Course Number Title Semester Offered Credit Hours Prerequisites
ENGL 343 Asian Literature S 3.0 ENGL 251 or ENGL 315


Film

Course Number Title Semester Offered Credit Hours Prerequisites
FILM 365R Special Studies in World Cinema (Topic on Asia) F, W 3.0 FILM 102


Humanities

Course Number Title Semester Offered Credit Hours Prerequisites
HUM 302 Cultures of Asia F 3.0


Political Science

Course Number Title Semester Offered Credit Hours Prerequisites
POSC 340 Asian Governments and International Relations W 3.0


Additional Program Requirements


**No more than 3 credit hours allowed for double application toward major, minor or Holokai requirements.**

*No language testing credits count toward the minor.*

All passing grades will be accepted in fulfilling minor or certificate requirements.


Program Learning Outcomes


Upon completing a major in history, students will:

  1. Communicate effectively about the past through written and oral presentations.
  2. Analyze arguments and perspectives of others.
  3. Develop information literacy skills for evaluating historical and library sources.
  4. Discover the value of kuleana (stewardship) in global citizenship through the understanding of world history and apply those values in their own lives, careers, and in giving service.