Lower Division Requirements (18 semester hours) including:
ASPA 201 Asian Civilizations
HIST 182 Modern Asia
Study of an Asian language (competence expected is the equivalent of a two-year study, i.e., 12 semester hours). Native speakers of an Asian language may be exempted from the language requirement but will be strongly encouraged to study another language. At LMU, course credit may be obtained for CHIN 101, 102, 203, 204; CLCV 201, 202 (Sanskrit); FLPN 101, 102, 203, 204; JAPN 101, 102, 203, 204. At UCLA, credit may be obtained through the SOCCIS program for Arabic, Korean, and Mongolian.
Upper Division Requirements (24 semester hours):
ASPA 301, 305, 500.
Choose the additional fifteen upper-division semester hours from ASPAcourses or, in consultation with the Director, from courses with substantial content focused on Asia and the Pacific region in other disciplines, including art, business, economics, history, philosophy, political science, and theological studies.
18 semester hours
HIST 182, one semester of Asian language, plus 12 upper-division semester hours in ASPAincluding ASPA 500. In consultation with the Director, the student may choose one course in another college or school, provided it has substantial content focused on Asia and the Pacific region.
Upper Division Electives
Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts:
College of Communication and Fine Arts:
College of Business Administration:
Credit is contingent upon substantial work on Asia and/or the Pacific. Check for course prerequisites or requirements.
Additionally, courses in BLAW, ECON, FNCE,MGMT, MRKT, and POLSwith an international focus and courses in DANC, ENGL, and MUSC with a world focus and that have substantial work on Asia and/or the Pacific may fulfill upper division hours in the major or minor. Please consult with the Director.
In all cases, check for course prerequisites or requirements.
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