The interdisciplinary minor Asian Studies builds on the grounding students have received in the cultures of the West and expands this formation by introducing students to forms of governance and commerce, genres of art, and ways of talking about human life and divine agency that are part of the cultures and the peoples of Asia.

Asian Studies Minor requirements include:

  1. Formal registration with the director of the interdisciplinary minor ordinarily no later than the first semester of the third year of studies.
  2. A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.00 in courses applied to the minor.  No course grade below a C will be applied toward the interdisciplinary minor.
  3. Successful completion of five courses with Asian studies content, with no more than two courses taken in the same department. Courses taken to fulfill interdisciplinary minor requirements must be approved by the director of the program.