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College Catalog 2018-2019 
College Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Asian Studies Minor

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An Asian Studies minor offers students an opportunity for cohesive study of Asia. The interdisciplinary program allows students to advance their study of Asian history, culture, language, and society and can serve as preparation for a variety of careers and graduate school options.

For further information, contact the Asian Studies Minor Advisor, Dr. David Kenley, Department of History.

Student Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to:

  • Reason, analyze and engage in critical thinking. Students will make, systematically evaluate, and, if necessary, refute arguments and claims—both their own and those of others.
  • Apply and integrate different strands of interdisciplinary learning and comprehend interconnections in the process of gaining knowledge and experience.
  • Demonstrate beginning-level communication skills, including writing, speaking, and listening, in at least one Asian language.

The requirements for an Asian Studies minor are:

Asian language courses:

  • Two semesters (8 credits) of one Asian language (currently Chinese, Japanese. or Sanskrit). See Course Descriptions .

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