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Asian Studies Minor

Department of Religious Studies, 212-A Manly Hall
www.as.ua.edu/asianstudies
asianstudies@as.ua.edu

Admission into the minor. Students are expected to declare a minor formally. With the assistance of an advisor in the minor department, students should complete the “Declaration of Minor” form before or during the third year of full-time enrollment.

Grade point average. A 2.0 grade point average in the minor is required for completion of the degree. The minor GPA is calculated based on all courses applicable to the minor that the student has attempted at UA.

Minor courses. The minor in Asian studies requires the successful completion of the following 18 semester hours:

CoursesHours
ARH 254, HY 220, HY 243, or HY 244 6
Asian related electives 300 and 400 level* 12
Total 18
 
*Should be chosen from ANT 416, ARH 254, ARH 355, ARH 356, ARH 455, ARH 456, CHI 301, CHI 302, CHI 350, CHI 351, CHI 353, CHI 354, CHI 401, CHI 402, HY 243, HY 244, HY 306, HY 403, HY 404, HY 405, JA 301, JA 302, JA 356, JA 357, JA 390, JA 410, JA 411, JA 481, JA 482, REL 208, REL 220, REL 321, REL 373, REL 483, WL 350, WL 351, WL 356, WL 357.

Upper-level residency. A minimum of 6 hours of 300- and 400-level courses in the minor must be earned on this campus.

Ancillary courses. Grades in ancillary courses are not computed into the minor grade point average. The minor in Asian studies requires the following outside the minor: two semesters or equivalent proficiency in one language chosen from Chinese, Hindi, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Thai, or Tibetan.

Additional minor requirements. Students are responsible for ensuring that they have met all University, college, major, and minor requirements. However, each student must meet with an advisor in the major department for academic planning and to be cleared for registration each semester. College advisors are also available for additional assistance with minor, college, and University requirements.

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