Beloit College prides itself on the strength of its innovative and interdisciplinary Asian studies minor. Characterized by both the breadth and depth of its course offerings, the program studies the diverse cultures and societies of Asia: their past, their present, and their future.
Beloit graduates with Asian studies experience have found rewarding careers in many fields: journalism, academia, government, law, and business. The Asian studies advisor has information on careers and assists students in applying to graduate programs in Asian studies or disciplinary programs with an Asian focus.
One unit from History 210-China, East Asia, and the Pacific World or Japan, East Asia, and the Pacific World. In some circumstances, other courses may be counted for this requirement. Contact the Asian studies advisor for permission.
Asian Studies 351 (.5 unit).
Two units of an approved Asian language, usually Arabic, Chinese, or Japanese.
Completing one of the following:
Two and one-half units from at least two departments other than modern languages and literatures approved by the Asian studies advisor as containing a minimum 25 percent Asian studies content. Contact Asian studies advisor for current list of qualifying courses.
As an alternative, students may graduate with a minor in Asian studies by completing requirements 1 and 2 above along with successful completion of a Beloit College or other study abroad program in an Asian country approved by the Asian studies advisor and the Committee on International Education.