The Asian continent is home to the world’s largest and most diverse population, as well as to some of the world’s fastest growing economies. Students interested in becoming experts in any area of contemporary Asian societies can complete the minor in Asian Studies. Students can select courses from various disciplines including geography, environmental studies, language, history, political economy, business, art, religion, health, or other facets of one or more Asian societies. There is no specific language or study abroad requirement for the minor. However, students are strongly encouraged to integrate training in an Asian language and/or a study abroad experience into their degree plan.


Daigo-ji, Kyoto Japan [David Emrich]

Course Descriptions

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Asian Studies Faculty

Student Opportunities

FLAS (Foreign Language and Area Studies) Fellowships for Undergraduate Students

Summer 2024 Winners (Japanese CET Japan Summer Program):

  • Sophia Gordon
  • Nicholas Munroe

Student Organizations:

News and Events

Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month occurs every year during the month of May. Please check out the AAPI Heritage Month webpage to learn more about how to celebrate the month on campus.

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