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The Minor in Asian Studies

The minor in Asian Studies consists of 15 credit hours of Asian Studies coursework calculated in the following manner. A minimum of six (6) hours in the minor must be taken in residence at Kennesaw State University.

Required Course - 3 credit hours

Required Course - 3 Credit Hours

  • Course
    Title
    Credits
  • ASIA 3001
    Understanding Asia
    3

Select three of the following - 9 credit hours

  • Course
    Title
    Credits
  • ANTH 3335
    Archeology Field Techniques
    3
  • ANTH 4490
    Special Topics in Anthropology
    3
  • ASIA 3309
    Survey of Chinese Literature and Culture
    3
  • ASIA 3340
    Contemporary South Asian Literature
    3
  • ASIA 3355
    Cultures and Capitalisms in Asia
    3
  • ASIA 3670
    Survey of Asian Art
    3
  • ASIA 3950
    Technology Strategy in Asia
    3
  • ASIA 4422
    Archaeology of Asia
    3
  • ASIA 4457
    South Asian Politics: A Comparative Perspective
    3
  • ASIA 4490
    Special Topics for Asian Studies
    3
  • COM 3325
    Intercultural Communication
    3
  • ECON 4310
    Economic Development in Global Perspective
    3
  • GEOG 3360
    Geography of Asia
    3
  • HIST 3372
    Ancient to Pre-Modern China
    3
  • HIST 3373
    Modern India and South Asia
    3
  • HIST 3374
    Modern China and Japan
    3
  • HIST 4475
    War and Revolution in Southeast Asia
    3
  • PHIL 4200
    Indian Philosophy
    3
  • PHIL 4210
    Chinese Philosophy
    3
  • PHIL 4220
    Japanese Philosophy
    3
  • POLS 4452
    Politics of the Pacific Rim
    3
  • SA 4490
    Upper-division Study Abroad
    3

Any other Asia-focused course approved by faculty advisor

Select one of the following - 3 credit hours

  • Course
    Title
    Credits
  • CHNS 1001
    Introduction to Chinese Language and Culture I
    3
  • CHNS 1002
    Introduction to Chinese Language and Culture II
    3
  • CHNS 2001
    Intermediate Chinese Language and Culture I
    3
  • CHNS 2002
    Intermediate Chinese Language and Culture II
    3
  • JPN 1001
    Introduction to Japanese Language and Culture I
    3
  • JPN 1002
    Introduction to Japanese Language and Culture II
    3
  • JPN 2001
    Intermediate Japanese Language and Culture I
    3
  • JPN 2002
    Intermediate Japanese Language and Culture II
    3
  • KOR 1001
    Introduction to Korean Language and Culture I
    3
  • KOR 1002
    Introduction to Korean Language and Culture II
    3
  • KOR 2001
    Intermediate Korean Language and Culture I
    3
  • KOR 2002
    Intermediate Korean Language and Culture II
    3

Program Total (15 Credit Hours)


Important Information about Minors

When you declare a formal minor, it is not automatically displayed on your transcript. In order for your Minor to appear on your transcript, you must fill out a special "Minor Form" with the registrar when you petition to graduate.

  • Nine (9) hours of a minor must be non-duplicative with course requirements in the major.
  • A minimum of six (6) hours in the minor must be taken in residence at Kennesaw State University.