Minor in Asian Studies

Upon completing the minor in Asian Studies, students will be able to:

  1. Define and apply appropriate disciplinary and/or interdisciplinary methodologies, vocabularies, concepts, and theories to respond critically to questions within the field of transnational Asian studies.
  2. Define and respond to research questions and scholarly debates within the field, including analyzing primary and secondary sources, draw conclusions from the analysis of these sources, and cite evidence in support of conclusions.

The Asian Studies minor requires a minimum of 18.0 credit hours, with a minimum of 9.0 hours taken at the 300-level or above. All students seeking the minor in Asian Studies must take the introductory course ASIA 295 "Introduction to Transnational Asian Studies." A maximum of 2 courses (6 credit hours) from Asian language study (Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, or Russian) may apply toward minor requirements. More detailed information regarding minor requirements can be found in the General Announcements.

Director of Undergraduate Studies:

Sonia Ryang, sonia.ryang@rice.edu

Major/Minor Advisors:

Lisa Balabanlilar, balabanlilar@rice.edu
Steven W. Lewis, swlewis@rice.edu