Minor in Global Asian Studies

Requirements for the Minor

Students who want to minor in Global Asian Studies must complete 15 semester hours. This includes 9 hours of GLAS electives across three thematic categories. Three of those 9 hours must be at the 400 level; at least 3 of the remaining 6 hours must be at the 200 level or above. No more than 3 hours (beyond GLAS 100) can be at the 100 level. The courses used to complete the minor should comply with the following requirements.

Required Courses
GLAS 100Introduction to Global Asian Studies3
GLAS 300Global Asia in Chicago3
Select three courses, with one from each of the three categories below. One (3 hours) must be at the 400 level, and at least one (3 hours) of the remaining courses must be at the 200 level or above. Specific courses from each category may be chosen in consultation with an advisor. a9
Culture and the Arts
Empire, Migration, and Diaspora
Society, Politics, and the State
Total Hours15

See the BA with a Major in Global Asian Studies catalog page for a full list of courses approved for each category. GLAS 100 and GLAS 300 may not count toward this requirement. Courses that appear in multiple categories may only count toward one. Special topics courses, such as GLAS 290, may be repeated if the topic is substantively different, but each iteration of the course can only count toward one category. For the minor, GLAS 210 may be used to fulfill either one of these categories: "Empire, Migration and Diaspora" or "Society, Politics, and the State."