Department of Asian Studies
New West 113, CB# 3267
The Department of Asian Studies offers five major concentrations, nine minors, and instruction in Asian and Middle Eastern languages. In addition to the interdisciplinary minor in Asian Studies, there are language-focused minors in Arabic, Chinese, modern Hebrew, Hindi-Urdu, Japanese, Korean, and Persian.
- Asian Studies Major, B.A.–General Concentration
- Asian Studies Major, B.A.–Arab Cultures Concentration
- Asian Studies Major, B.A.–Chinese Concentration
- Asian Studies Major, B.A.–Japanese Concentration
- Asian Studies Major, B.A.–South Asian Studies Concentration
In addition to the program requirements listed below, students must:
- take at least 9 credits of their minor course requirements at UNC–Chapel Hill
- earn a minimum of 12 hours of C or better in the minor (some minors require more)
For more information, please consult the degree requirements section of the catalog.
The undergraduate minor in Korean consists of four courses.
|Three courses are language courses beyond KOR 203 (the first semester of Intermediate Korean), chosen from:||9|
|Intermediate Korean II|
|Advanced Korean I|
|Advanced Korean II|
|Modern Korean Literature and Culture|
|The fourth course must be chosen from among the following courses:||3|
|Introduction to East Asian Art and Architecture|
|Asian Economic Systems|
|Colonial East Asia/Postcolonial Japan|
|History, Memory, and Reality in Contemporary Korea|
|Education and Social Changes in Contemporary Korea|
Placement credit (PL) may not be used to meet minor requirements.
See program page here for special opportunities.