Asian Studies minor at Marquette

Introduce yourself to the culture, history, politics, economics, geography, anthropology, sociology, philosophies and religions of Asia.

The minor consists of 6 courses (18-20 credit hours): a required introductory History course, HIST 1501 (3 credit hours) and five courses (15-17 credit hours) to be chosen from the elective courses listed below. A maximum of two language courses (6-8 credit hours) may be counted toward the Asian Studies minor.

Elective Courses: Choose five courses from the following (15 - 17 credits):

CMST 3410

Intercultural Communication

CHNS 3200

Chinese Culture and Civilization

CHNS 1001

Elementary Chinese 1 *

CHNS 1002

Elementary Chinese 2 *

CHNS 2001

Intermediate Chinese 1 *

CHNS 2002

Intermediate Chinese 2 *

CHNS 3210

Chinese Literature in English Translation

CHNS 4931

Topics in Chinese Language, Literature and Civilization

HIST 3127

The Vietnam War Era

HIST 4500

Modern Japan

HIST 4525

Age of the Samurai

HIST 4555

Modern China

HIST 4931

Topics in History (depending on content and director's approval)

HIST 4953

Readings in History (depending on content and director's approval)

HIST 4955

Undergraduate Seminar in History (depending on content and director's approval)

PHIL 3380

Asian Philosophy

POSC 4521

Chinese Politics

POSC 4531

Japanese and Korean Politics

POSC 4551

Politics of the Indian Subcontinent

POSC 4731

International Politics of Asia

THEO 4510

Survey of World Religions

THEO 4530

Islam: Faith and Practice

THEO 4540

Hinduism, Yoga, and Buddhism

See requirements and current course offerings for the Asian studies minor.


Asian Studies

Building Expertise on Asia

Asian Studies MinorMarquette offers a broad range of courses with a focus on Asia. By minoring in Asian studies you not only broaden your knowledge, but you demonstrate to future employers that you are prepared to deal with clients and issues related to Asia. The university offers courses with an Asian focus in the departments of History, Political Science, Foreign Languages and Literatures, Theology, Sociology, and Philosophy, and we expect to add more in the future.

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