Undergraduate 2017-2018

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Department of Modern Languages

ASIA 116 State, Society, and Culture in Contemporary Asia

A survey of modern Asia in the aftermath of WW II to the present times with special emphasis on its geo-politics, internal as well as international politics, socio-economic development, society and cultures.


ASIA 216 South and Southeast Asian Literature

Survey major literary works of South and Southeast Asia. Examine regional beliefs, philosophy, world views, traditions, and norms. Explore the adaptation of regional literature into other media.


ASIA 392 Internship in Asian Studies

Prerequisite: Minimum 2.5 GPA and consent of instructor. Supervised work experience in the public or private sector to allow students practical experience with Asian business practices. Repeatable maximum of 2 times. S/U Graded.

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ASIA 475 Research in Asian Studies

Junior or Senior status only. Capstone course in which students demonstrate a synthesis of learning accumulated in the major, and conduct advanced research on an important issue in Asian Studies, culminating in a senior thesis. Required for completion of Asian Studies degree.


ASIA 499 Asian Studies Thesis

Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. Conduct advanced independent research in an approved topic in Asian Studies with an Asian Studies faculty member. Required for completion of degree in Asian Studies. S/U Graded.