From our location in Seattle on the Pacific Rim, students and faculty at SPU learn about and encounter Asia, because this is central to our mission of understanding and engaging our multicultural and complex world.
Pursuing Asian Studies as a minor will deepen your understanding of, and commitment to, global and cultural engagement, reconciliation, and human flourishing. In this minor, your interdisciplinary coursework and diverse educational experiences will prepare you for service or further study in:
- Many other fields
If you are interested in the Asian Studies program, please contact Dr. Zhiguo Ye for more information
Asian Studies minor
View degree requirements for the Asian Studies minor
- A minimum 30 credits are required for this minor, including 15 upper-division credits.
- Core coursework is the study of history, languages, and cultures of Asia.
- Electives include coursework from disciplines across the University, including art, business, economics, literature, music, political science, and others.
- An engagement experience is required, such as study abroad, internship, or a senior project.
You may enter the minor during your first quarter at SPU. Entrance after your first quarter requires only good academic standing (2.0 or higher SPU cumulative GPA). Consult the undergraduate catalog
for complete information on how and when to enter and what you must do to complete the program.