Transnational Asian Studies, Certificate
Advisor: R. Shinno (History).
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|
|Modern East and Southeast Asia|
|Hmong and America|
|The Vietnam War|
|History of China|
|History of Japan|
|Hmong American Experiences in the U.S.|
|Politics of Asia|
|Buddhism: Past and Present|
|Chinese and Japanese Religions|
|Sociology of the Middle East|
|Race and Ethnicity in the U.S.|
|Society in Contemporary China|
Up to 4 credits of a course(s) on the first Asian language:
|Beginning Hmong I|
|Beginning Hmong II|
|Beginning Japanese I|
|Beginning Japanese II|
|Intermediate Japanese I|
|Intermediate Japanese II|
Up to 4 credits of a course(s) on the second Asian language, listed above. The first and the second Asian languages should be two different languages.
Up to 3 credits from travel abroad courses:
|International Experience in India|
|International Experience in China|
Note 1: With approval of the certificate advisor, courses such as the following may be applied to this certificate program when a substantial portion of the course covers topics on the lives of Asians, Asian Americans, and/or people of Asian ancestry outside of the U.S.: ENGL 230, ENGL 268, ENGL 330, ENGL 368, ENGL 396 /WGSS 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.
Note 3: Courses on Asian languages other than Chinese, Hmong, or Japanese may count toward the certificate, with approval of the certificate advisor.
Note 4: With approval of the certificate advisor, courses taken during a study abroad program(s) may apply to this certificate. Students are encourage to communicate with the certificate advisor prior to the departure.