Requirements for the Asian Studies Minor (20 semester hours)

Twenty semester hours are required for the Asian Studies minor. Credits to be earned abroad should be approved by the Asian Studies faculty before the foreign study program begins.

One course from the following entry courses (4)

  • ASIA 201 Gateway to East Asian Studies (4)
  • ASIA 288 Introducing Asia to the World (4)
  • HIST 118 East Asian Civilization Since 1800 (4)

Four courses from the following list, two of which must be 300 or 400 level courses (16 semester hours)

  • Any course with an ASIA prefix
  • ARTH 113 Introduction to Chinese Art History (4)
  • ARTH 114 Introduction to Japanese Art History (4)
  • CHNSE 199 Topics in Chinese Studies (1-4)
  • CHNSE 254 Folklore and Identity (4)
  • CHNSE 258 Gender and Mass Communication in China (4)
  • CHNSE 269 Chinese Society and Media (4)
  • CHNSE 299 Topics in Chinese Studies (1-4)
  • CHNSE 352 Rites of Passage in Chinese Society (4)
  • CHNSE 399 Topics in Chinese Studies (1-4)
  • CHNSE 429 Topics in Chinese Studies (1-4)
  • HIST 131W Historical Inquiry: Pacific War (4) (topic dependent)
  • HIST 233 Asian Empires on the Silk Road (4)
  • HIST 265 Late Imperial China (4)
  • HIST 281 History of Modern Japan (4)
  • HIST 282 China in Revolution, 1911-1949 (4)
  • HIST 331 Asian Environmental History (4)
  • HIST 344W Studies in East Asian History (4)
  • HIST 383 Mao's China 1949-1979 (4)
  • INTST 374 Asia and the International System (4)
  • INTST 380 Asia Politics and Development (4)
  • JAPN 201W Modern Japanese Society and Culture (4)
  • JAPN 314W Japanese Literature in Translation (4)
  • JAPN 340 The Japanese Cinema (4)
  • REL 354 Topics in Asian Religion (4)

Note: Where scheduling difficulties resulting from participation in an overseas study program may arise, some course substitutions, including independent study courses, may be allowed, subject to faculty approval. For advising or information, contact one of the program faculty.

Willamette University

Asian Studies

Address
900 State Street
Salem Oregon 97301 U.S.A.
Phone
503-370-6060 voice
503-370-6720 fax

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