Asian Studies

The Asian studies minor, which is open to all students, helps you understand the cultural, economic, religious and social forces that have influenced and continue to shape Asia. In a globalized world, the study of other cultures equips you to understand and work with people of diverse cultural backgrounds.

Minor Requirements

Required Courses (choose two) - 6 hrs.

  • HIS 336: Early Non-Western History - 3 hrs.
  • IS 182: Fundamentals of Contemporary East Asian Civilization - 3 hrs.
  • RLS 331: Religions of the Eastern World - 3 hrs.

Elective Courses (choose four*) - 12 hrs.

  • **ART 243: Non-Western Art - 3 hrs.
  • ENG 381: Literatures of Asia - 3 hrs.
  • HIS 207: Non-Western Civilization: Modern Japan, 1860-Present - 3 hrs.
  • HIS 314: Non-Western Civilization: Japan and WW II - 3 hrs.
  • HIS 324: Barbarians in History - 3 hrs.
  • **HIS 334: Non-Western History: Social - 3 hrs.
  • HIS 337: Modern Non-Western History - 3 hrs.
  • IB 204: Business in Chinese Culture - 3 hrs.
  • IB 205: Business in Indian Culture - 3 hrs.
  • IS 285: East Asia in the Modern World - 3 hrs.
  • IS 363: Middle East Nations in International Affairs - 3 hrs.
  • IS 373: South and Southeast Asian Nations in International Affairs - 3 hrs.
  • IS 381: East Asian International Relations - 3 hrs.
  • IS 385: Issues of Contemporary Asia - 3 hrs.
  • RLS 121: Islamic Civilization - 3 hrs.
  • RLS 321: Islam and the West: Clash of Civilizations? - 3 hrs.
  • RLS 336: Buddhism and Asian Civilizations - 3 hrs.
  • RLS 338: China: Religion and Culture - 3 hrs.
  • RLS 340: Japan: Religion and Culture - 3 hrs.
  • SOC 311: Comparative Family Systems - 3 hrs.

*No more than 6 hours from a single discipline.
**with approval of Asian Studies Chair

Contact information

Jackie Hogan

Professor Jackie Hogan

Chair of Asian Studies

    Bradley Hall 115
    (306) 677- 2402
   jlhogan@bradley.edu