What we offer
The Asian Studies Minor offers students the opportunity to explore the cultures of this important area. Coursework can be taken in history, geography, music, religion, philosophy, business, and in sociology. ONU also offers language classes in Chinese and Japanese. This minor is vital for students who wish to work and live in Asia, as a student, a teacher, or an entrepreneur.
ONU offers a Minor in Asian Studies, with a core of two years in either Chinese or Japanese, two history courses (either in Japanese or East Asian History), and Contemporary Asia. The final three courses are electives from the areas described above.
Faculty who teach in the Minor have advanced degrees, or are native speakers in the language they teach.
The Asian Studies Minor emphasizes language acquisition through coursework or study abroad opportunities.
Professor David Smith blogged his experiences at Hanyang University in South Korea.