People living in Asia constitute over half the worldâ€™s population, and represent some the oldest civilizations continuous on the globe. The Asian studies minor emphasizes study of an Asian language, particularly Japanese, in combination with courses that will enhance studentsâ€™ awareness and appreciation of Asian literature, history, politics, economics, religion, geography and society. Georgetown College students who complete this minor will be culturally and linguistically literate in Asian topics, broadening their horizons and enabling them to work, travel or study in Asia or with Asian people in the U.S.A. or other non-Asian parts of the world
Twenty-one hours of which 9 hours must be from a single area
I. Language (6 hours)
II. Liberal Arts – 15 hours, including HIS 211 or HIS 213. At least one course must be taken from a discipline other than Japanese and History, i.e. Philosophy/Religion, Economics, Political Science or other discipline from approved topics course (such as Art, Theatre, etc.).
No more than one of the following courses may also be counted towards the minor and the disciplinary distribution requirement.