Asian Studies Minor

Study South Asia, East Asia, Southeast Asia, and Central Asia to learn how their unique traditions have influenced the world. 

Total Credit Hours: 18

Asian Studies Minor Requirements (3 Hours)

Electives (12 Hours)

Capstone Project (3 Hours)

What You'll Study

Focus on the languages of Asian civilizations as you engage in their strong history. Examine their deep religious roots and learn how their culture is portrayed through their literature. You'll take electives in history, culture, language, and social sciences, including courses like these:

  • Islamic Art and Architecture
  • Revolutionary China
  • Elementary Japanese
  • History of Indian Subcontinent
  • Economics of China

 

 

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Contact Us
If you have questions about pursuing a Asian Studies Minor, please contact:

Zhange Ni
Coordinator Asian Studies Minor
205 Major Williams Hall,
225 Stanger Street,
Blacksburg, VA 24061
540-231-1823
nizhange@vt.edu

Helen Schneider
Coordinator Asian Studies Minor
421 Major Williams Hall,
225 Stanger Street,
Blacksburg, VA 24061
540-231-8373
hms@vt.edu