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The Global Asian Studies Program at DePaul is the first of its kind in the world and unique in its global approach to the study of Asia, Asian transnationalism and Asian American topics.
Our award-winning faculty offer international expertise and professional training in our more than one hundred courses. We have a vibrant alumni mentoring network as well as international internship opportunities.
See our website for information about our faculty, students and alumni. The Global Asian Studies program also hosts a number of events. We bring in speakers and performers of international renown to provide the latest scholarly and popular culture developments in the field of Global Asian Studies. These and other program activities provide a contemporary link between in-class learning and out-of-the-classroom experiences. For more information, email us at email@example.com.
A minor in Global Asian Studies complements a student's major field of study through:
- Enhancing cultural competence in Asia, particularly in business and social practices.
- Preparing for real-world challenges, especially in inter-cultural and international environments.
- Improving critical thinking and analytical skills, including in professional presentation and writing.
- Strengthening career readiness via hands-on learning, study abroad and international exchange.
- Developing flexibility and adaptability to new places and situations.
- Mentoring and networking opportunities.
A student minoring in Global Asian Studies is required to complete the following courses totaling 24.0 hours (6 courses):
|AAS 205||GLOBAL ASIA (Required course)||4|
|Select five elective courses from the following:||20|
|ASIAN AMERICAN HISTORY|
|ASIAN AMERICAN LITERATURE|
|ASIAN AMERICAN ARTS AND CULTURE|
|INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND REGIONAL INEQUALITY|
|ARTS OF INDIA AND THE HIMALAYAS|
|ARTS OF THE SILK ROAD|
|RELIGION AND CONFLICT IN SOUTH ASIA|
|TALES OF INDIA|
|HINDU THOUGHT AND CULTURE|
|RELIGION AND SOCIAL ENGAGEMENT: SOCIALLY ENGAGED BUDDHISM|
|ETHICAL WORLDS: MORAL ISSUES ACROSS CULTURES: ATOM BOMB DISCOURSE|
|THE RISE OF MODERN CHINA|
|RELIGION IN CHINESE HISTORY, SOCIETY, AND CULTURE|
|LITERATURE AND RELIGION IN CHINA|
|BUDDHIST THOUGHT IN CULTURAL CONTEXT|
|TRADITIONS OF CHINESE POPULAR CULTURE|
|RELIGION IN JAPANESE HISTORY, SOCIETY, AND CULTURE|
|ASIAN FOREIGN POLICY|
|LITERATURE AND RELIGION IN JAPAN|
|SOUTH ASIA TO C. 900 C.E.: THE STONE AGE TO THE GOLDEN AGE|
|SOUTH ASIA, C. 900 TO 1707: SULTANS, MUGHALS, AND ISLAMIC EMPIRES|
|SOUTH ASIA, 1707 - 1947: RISE AND FALL OF THE BRITISH RAJ|
|JAPAN TO C. 1200|
|JAPAN, CA. 1200-1800|
|JAPAN, C. 1800 - PRESENT|
|EAST ASIA, C.1800-PRESENT|
|ANIME AND MANGA|
|GLOBAL ASIAN LITERATURE|
|TOPICS IN ASIAN AMERICAN STUDIES|
|RELIGION AND CULTURE IN SOUTH ASIA|
|THE STATE & ECONOMIC GROWTH IN EAST ASIA|
|MODERN JAPANESE LITERATURE|
|ASIAN AMERICAN MEDIA REPRESENTATION|
|ASIAN CULTURE AND COMMUNICATION|
|ASIAN POLITICAL ECONOMY|
|JAPANESE AMERICAN HISTORY IN THE US/CHICAGO|
|YOGA AND TANTRA|
|MORAL PHILOSOPHY, POLITICAL POWER, & RELIGION IN PRE-MODERN CHINA|
|ETHNIC MINORITY YOUTH: ADAPTATION, IDENTITY AND DEVELOPMENT|
|YELLOW PERIL/YELLOW POWER: ASIAN AMERICANS IN THE MEDIA|
|LITERATURE OF THE VIETNAM WAR|
|KYOTO (WORLD CITIES)|
|INDEPENDENT STUDY IN GLOBAL ASIAN STUDIES|
NOTE: Students may use up to three courses focusing on just one country (example, up to three China or three Japan) towards the five General Asia electives.