General Catalog

2015-2016

Minor in Asian Studies

Requirements

20 units

The Minor can be completed in two years; however, it will not be awarded until the student has completed the Bachelor's degree program.

Download the Asian Studies Minor Requirements Checklist

Gateway Courses (8 units)

  • HIST 130 East Asian Civilizations
    or
    POLS 369 Asian Politics, Activism and Justice
  • THRS 365 Religion and Globalization
    or
    PHIL 220 Asian Philosophy

Electives (12 units)

East Asian History and Politics (1 course)

  • HIST 130 East Asian Civilizations
  • HIST 380 Traditional China to 1839
  • HIST 381 Modern China: Revolution and Modernization
  • HIST 382 Traditional Japan to 1868
  • HIST 383 Modern Japan Since Perry
  • HIST 384 Rise of China Since Mao
  • HIST 386 History of U.S.-China Relations
  • HIST 387 History of U.S.-Japan Relations
  • ANST 342/INTD 342 China Today: Summer Immersion
  • ANST 345 Asians and Lawmaking
  • ECON 283 Economies of Asia
  • POLS 347 Government and Politics of China and East Asia
  • POLS 359 International Politics of the Asia Pacific Rim
  • POLS 369 Asian Politics, Activism and Justice
  • POLS 396 Public Administration Internship

South and Southeast Asia History and Politics (1 course)

  • POLS 346 Government and Politics of South and Southeast Asia
  • POLS 358 International Relations of South and Southeast Asia
  • YPSP 301 Philippine History from Early times to 1900
  • YPSP 310 Philippine History from 1900 to present
  • YPSP 323 Filipino Politics and Justice
  • YPSP 324 Philippines Today: Study Abroad
  • YPSP 325 Filipino Culture and Society
  • YPSP 333 Boxing and Social Justice
  • POLS 396 Public Administration Internship
  • HIST 135 Indian Civilizations
  • MS 409 Global Media
  • Casa Bayanihan: Immersion in Manila

Humanities, Arts, and Cultures of Asia (1 course)

  • ART 307 Asian Art
  • ANST 195 FYS: Exploring Asian Art in San Francisco
  • ANST 195 FYS: Filipina Lives and Voices
  • ANST 214 Asian Musical Culture
  • ANST 341 Balinese Culture and Dance
  • ANST 381 Himalayan Religions and Culture
  • CHIN 320 Introduction to Chinese Linguistics
  • CHIN 350 Traditional Chinese Culture
  • CHIN 355 Chinese Literature in Translation
  • ESS 100 Taekwondo
  • ESS 100 Tai Chi
  • ESS 100 Yoga
  • JAPN 310 Zen and the Art of Japanese Calligraphy
  • JAPN 350 Japanese Culture
  • JAPN 351 Contemporary Japanese Culture
  • JAPN 355 Japanese Literature in Translation
  • JAPN 410 Japanese Linguistics
  • PHIL 220 Asian Philosophy
  • THRS 366 Religion and Spirituality in Asia
  • THRS 368 Japanese Religions
  • THRS 371 Hinduism
  • THRS 373 Introduction to Islam
  • THRS 375 Buddhist Paths in Asia and North America
  • MS 318 Indian Cinema
  • SOC 327 Migration and Diversity in East Asia
  • YPSP 205 Barrio Fiesta: Introduction
  • YPSP 206 Barrio Fiesta: Performance
  • YPSP 222 Philippine Boxing and Culture
  • YPSP 250 Filipino Theology and Music
  • YPSP 260 Filipino American Philippine Culture
  • YPSP 333 Boxing and Social Justice
  • YPSP 355: Philippine Theology and Revolutions

Other courses at USF may qualify for credit towards the minor. Please consult with the Faculty Coordinator for approval before enrolling.

Contact Info

Department of Asian Studies

Mon-Fri, 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Kalmanovitz Hall, 185
2130 Fulton Street
San Francisco, CA 94117-1084
(415) 422-6515 (415) 422-5933