Transnational Asian Studies, Certificate

(Code 380-630) 

The Transnational Asian Studies Certificate allows students to broadly explore Asia and the Asian diaspora and to gain knowledge of the experiences of people of Asian ancestry.  

Minimum of 15 credits from at least three course prefixes selected from the following list, of which at least two courses must be at the 300-400 level:15
Economics of Pacific Asia
Hmong Civilization, Culture, and Contemporary Issues
Modern East and Southeast Asia
Hmong and America
The Vietnam War
History of China
History of Japan
Politics of Asia
Politics of Southeast Asia
Islam and Politics
Political Violence
Buddhism: Past and Present
Tibetan Buddhism
Hinduism
Chinese and Japanese Religions
Sociology of the Middle East
Race and Ethnicity in the U.S.
Society in Contemporary China
Up to 4 credits from Asian language courses:
Beginning Chinese
Beginning Chinese
Intermediate Chinese
Intermediate Chinese
Beginning Hmong I
Beginning Hmong II
Beginning Japanese I
Beginning Japanese II
Intermediate Japanese I
Intermediate Japanese II
Up to 3 credits from travel abroad courses:
International Experience in India
International Experience in China

Note 1: With advisor consent, courses such as the following may be applied to this certificate program when a substantial portion of the course covers Asian or Asian American topics:  ENGL 230, ENGL 268, ENGL 330, ENGL 368, ENGL 396 /WMNS 396. FLG 150, FLTR 392, HIST 317, HIST 319, IDIS 302, RELS 100, SOC 301, Honors courses, Special Topics courses.

Note 2:  A maximum of three credits may be applied to both the student's major and the certificate program. 

For advising, see the History Department.