Asian Studies

Minor in Asian Studies

The College of Liberal Arts, Education and Human Development administers the interdisciplinary Minor in Asian Studies. The purpose of this Minor is to acquaint students with current and historical knowledge of the Asian region, peoples, and cultures. The Minor signifies students have a basic and general understanding of this part of the world. The requirements of this Minor are as follows:

  1. Completion of the requirements of a degree in one of the colleges at UNO.
  2. Completion of four semesters (a minimum of 12 credit hours) of Chinese, Japanese, or other relevant language through 2002 or its equivalent.
  3. Completion of History 2201 and 2202 (the survey of Asian civilizations).
  4. Credit in courses on Asia to be approved by the Coordinator, for a total of 12 credit hours in addition to the language and history requirement. At least six credit hours must be at the 3000 level or above. In addition, six of the 12 credit hours must be chosen from at least two disciplines outside of history and language, with no more than nine credit hours from any one discipline. Courses on Asia in the major field that are counted as credit hours for that Major may not also be counted toward this Minor.
  5. A minimum 2.0 grade-point average must be attained in all courses in the minor program.

Interested students should contact the Coordinator of Area Studies Minors through the College of Liberal Arts, Education and Human Development office.