Note: If a student enters UT with enough prior proficiency in an Asian language beyond the 2000 level, then to complete the minor, the student will need to enroll in 6 hours of 3000-level or above language courses or 6 hours of i courses in a different Asian language, based on the placement test.
|ASST 2100||Introduction to Asian Studies||3|
|ASST 3010||Issues in Asian Studies||3|
|Arabic, Chinese or Japanese at the 2000 level or above 1|
|Major Electives: choose two courses from below||6|
|Topics In Asian Art|
|Geography Of Asia|
|Japan And World War II|
|History Of Tokyo|
|The Chinese Revolution|
|Modern Chinese History|
|Modern Japanese History|
|Understanding Cultural Differences For Business|
|Research and Writing in Political Science|
|Politics of Asia|
|ASST, ARBC CHIN, JAPN or FLAN courses at 3000 or 4000 level with Advisor's Approval.|
|Other courses related to Asian Studies, including study abroad programs, with Advisor's approval.|
If a student enters UT with enough prior proficiency in an Asian language beyond the 2000 level, then to complete the minor, the student will need to enroll in 6 hours of 3000-level or above language courses or 6 hours of courses in a different Asian language, based on the placement test.
- PLO 1. Communication objectives: Students are able to interpret oral and written texts, present information and participate in spontaneous spoken and writing exchange on relevant topics in one of the major languages in Asia (e.g., Arabic, Chinese, Japanese). In their own and Asian cultures, students can compare and explain diverse cultural products and practices and how they relate to perspectives at a basic level.
- PLO 2. Content objectives: Students are able to demonstrate their knowledge of the arts, history, culture, religion, philosophy, economies, society, and politics of a selected country or a region in Asia. Students can investigate underlying assumptions, describe inequalities and power dynamics, and critically assess the ways in which power dynamics affect voice, influence, access to resources, decision-making, and governance.
- PLO 3. Global community objectives: Students are able to investigate, explain, and reflection on culture exchanges between selected Asian countries and the U.S. Student can initiate investigations of the Asia by framing questions, analyzing and synthesizing relevant evidence, and drawing reasonable conclusions about Asian and global issues.