Academic Catalog 2022-2023 
    Jul 19, 2024  
Academic Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Asian Studies, B.A.

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Requirements for the Major

Fourteen courses including:

Six courses in either Chinese or Japanese language:

Two courses devoted to a senior project:

Three courses from AIS offerings in either the Humanities or the Social Sciences:

Two additional courses in the opposite division:

Note: One of those five courses must deal entirely with an Asian country outside the student’s language concentration. (For example, a student who takes a year of Japanese language must take one course that deals solely with China or another Asian country)

One core course is required from the following:

Term abroad to China or Japan, or in a mini-term to Asia:

Note: If necessary, accommodations will be made.

Requirements for Honors in Asian Studies:

To be eligible for honors in the program, the student must fulfill the following requirements: (1) a minimum index of 3.30 in the program; (2) a cumulative index of 3.30 or better; (3) a grade of “A minus” or higher on the senior project; and (4) superior performance in an oral exam based on the senior project.

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