Asian Studies

Certificate Requirements (20 units)

Admission to the Program

  1. Students must meet general university admission requirements.
  2. Students in all majors are eligible to participate in this program.

Certificate Requirements

  1. Eight units chosen from:
    • ANTH 362. Peoples of Asia (4)
    • FIN 355. Business and Asian Culture (4)
    • HUM 328. Asian Cultural Traditions (4)
  2. Four units of foreign language study chosen from:
    • NOTE: There is a prerequisite class (or equivalent) for each of the following 103 level courses.)
    • CHIN 103. College Chinese III (4)
    • JAPN 103. College Japanese III (4)
    • KOR 103. College Korean III (4)

Electives (8 units)

  1. Eight units chosen from:
    • ADMN 590. Seminar in Administration (4)
    • ANTH 330. Cross-Cultural Child-Rearing Practices (4)
    • ANTH 365. Asian American Cultures (4)
    • ANTH 366. Filipino Cultural Expressions (2-8)
    • ART 310. Asian Art (4)
    • ASIA 392. Topics in Asian Studies (4)
    • ASIA 575. Internship in Asian Studies (1-4)
    • ASIA 595. Independent Study in Asian Studies (1-4)
    • COMM 410. Asian Media and Culture (4)
    • ENG 319. Studies in Literary Diversity (4)
    • ENG 321. Studies in Language and Linguistics (4) (Asian)
    • HIST 426. Ancient and Early Imperial China (4)
    • HIST 428. Medieval China (4)
    • HIST 431. Modern China II, 1911-1949 (4)
    • HIST 432. Modern China III, 1949-present (4)
    • HIST 435. World War II in the Pacific (4)
    • HIST 440. Modern Japanese History (4)
    • HSCI 385. Food and Culture: Traditions and Trends (4)
    • HUM 380. Comparative Studies in the Arts: East and West (4)
    • HUM 425. Integrated Seminar in Asian Studies (4)
    • HUM 578. International Experience: Asian Studies (4)
    • JAPN 290. Japanese Literature in Translation (4)
    • KINE 114F. Physical Fitness and Conditioning Activities: Yoga (2)
    • KINE 120A. Somatic and Martial Arts Activities: Aikido (2)
    • KINE 120B. Somatic and Martial Arts Activities: Tai Chi (2)
    • KINE 120D. Somatic and Martial Arts Activities: Judo (2)
    • KINE 120E. Somatic and Martial Arts Activities: Karate (2)
    • KINE 261M. Professional Activity Preparation in Individual and Dual Sports/Movement Forms: Martial Arts (2)
    • KINE 261O. Professional Activity Preparation in Individual and Dual Sports/Movement Forms: Yoga (2)
    • PHIL 193. Introduction to Eastern Philosophy (4)
    • PSCI 352D. Minority Politics: Asian American Politics (4)
    • SOC 425. Asian Americans: Origins and Ethnicity (4)