Minor in Asian Studies

The Asian Studies minor offers an interdisciplinary teaching format designed to develop a student’s competence in the language, history, culture, politics, and contemporary experiences of Asian-ancestry groups and regions in local, national, and global contexts. Students may apply Japanese credit received at Spelman.

To minor, a student must complete no fewer than 18 hours:

  • Three courses in 200- or 300-level Chinese or Japanese civilization, linguistics, literature, film, or business
  • One course in another language: 100- or 200-level Chinese or Japanese
  • Two courses in Asian history or Asian content course in another program