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  Sep 22, 2017
 
2017-2018 General Catalog

Asian Studies, B.A.


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Major Requirements for Asian Studies


Asian Studies
www.asia-center.utah.edu
Carolyn Tanner Irish Humanities Building 210
801-581-6101
international-area-studies@utah.edu

Minimum Degree Hours: 122
Minimum Major Hours: 39

Graduation Requirements

All courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.

Honors in Asian Studies

Students seeking an HBA in Asian Studies must complete:

Asian Language/Research Methods


Language Option: complete 6 credits of an Asian language at 3000+ level and above

Methods Option: complete 2 of the approved Social & Behavior Science methods courses below

Asian Studies Electives


Focus Area Electives


Complete 15 credits of upper-division Asian Studies approved courses for your chosen focus

  • See approved course list on Asian Studies website
  • No more than 3 courses may originate from the same department

Non-Focus Asian Electives


Complete 6 credits outside the core Asian focus

  • See approved course list on Asian Studies website

Signature Experience


3 credit-hour requirement that can be fulfilled by a relevant internship, study abroad, research course, or Honors thesis. Must be pre-approved by an International & Area Studies advisor.

Sample 4-yr Degree Plan


Note: This is just a sample. Log into My Degree Dashboard (in CIS) and meet with your academic advisor to fit a program of study with your academic record.

First Year


Fall Semester


Total Hours: 16 Credit(s)

Spring Semester


Total Hours: 16 Credit(s)

Second Year


Fall Semester


Total Hours: 16 Credit(s)

Spring Semester


  • General Education (SF/AS) 3 Credit(s)
  • Bachelor Degree (DV) 3 Credit(s)
  • Bachelor Degree (Language) 4 Credit(s)
  • Asian Studies - Asian Focus Area Electives 6 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 16 Credit(s)

Third Year


Fall Semester


  • General Elective Hours 3 Credit(s)
  • General Education (BF) 3 Credit(s)
  • Bachelor Degree (CW) 3 Credit(s)
  • General Education (QB) 3 Credit(s)
  • Asian Studies Language/Methods Course 3 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 15 Credit(s)

Spring Semester


  • Asian Studies - Signature Experience 3 Credit(s)
  • Bachelor Degree (IR) 3 Credit(s)
  • General Education (BF) 3 Credit(s)
  • Asian Studies - Asian Focus Area Electives 3 Credit(s)
  • Asian Studies Language/Methods Course 3 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 15 Credit(s)

Fourth Year


Fall Semester


  • Asian Studies -  Asian Focus Area Electives 3 Credit(s)
  • Asian Studies -  Asian Non-Focus Area Electives 3 Credit(s)
  • Upper Division General Elective Hours 9 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 15 Credit(s)

Spring Semester


  • Asian Studies - Asian Non-Focus Area Electives 3 Credit(s)
  • Upper Division General Elective Hours 10 Credit(s) 
Total Hours: 13 Credit(s)

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