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Courses that fulfill the requirements of the Asian Studies major/minor

Spring 2021


  • ARABIC 222 Intermediate Arabic II
  • CHIN 232 Intermediate Chinese II
  • JAPA 252 Intermediate Japanese II


  • CHIN 332 Advanced Chinese II
  • CHIN 432 Advanced Reading and Composition
  • POLS 454 Government and Politics of China and Japan


  • ARAB/CNST 320 Middle Eastern Film
  • ARAB 332 Advanced Arabic II
  • ARAB 415 Topics in Arabic Literature
  • HIME 369 History of the Middle East


  • HIAS 393 History of Modern Japan
  • JAPA/CNST/WGS 314 Food, Fiction, & Film in Modern Japan
  • JAPA/CNST 321 Japanese Graphic Novel and Anime
  • JAPA 352 Advanced Japanese II
  • JAPA 452 Reading in Modern Japanese Texts
  • POLS 454 Government and Politics of China and Japan
  • REST 383 Japanese Religions

South Asia

  • ANTH 321 Anthropology of South Asia (English 102 Prerequisite)
  • GEOG 375 Society/Spaces of South Asia


  • HIST 262 does not officially count, but this course is centered on East-West interactions so it may be of interest to students in the Asian Studies IDP.
  • REST 280: Religions of Asia; not in Asian Studies, but counts for AH Gen Ed

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