History Asian Studies, Certificate
Certificate in History – Asian Studies (340001C)
Dr. A Martin Wainwright
Department Chair, History
The following information has official approval of the Department of History and the Buchtel College of Arts & Sciences, but is intended only as a guide. Completion of this certificate is contingent upon many factors, including but not limited to: class availability, total number of required credits, work schedule, finances, family, course drops/withdrawals, successfully passing courses, prerequisites, among others.
The following courses constitute a “Certificate in History – Asian Studies” and must be completed with a minimum grade point average of 2.0 overall for the certificate to be noted on the student’s record. Students will need to complete the equivalent of a fourth semester level language class (South or East Asian language).
|Select 15 credits of the following Interdisciplinary Electives:||15|
|Natural Environment of China|
|Field Studies in Geology|
|Empires of the Ancient World|
|World Civilizations: China 1|
|World Civilizations: Japan 1|
|World Civilizations: Southeast Asia 1|
|World Civilizations: India 1|
|Modern East Asia|
|The Vietnam War|
|Gender and Culture in China|
|Japan & the Pacific War, 1895-1945|
|Special Studies: North American History|
|Japanese Culture through Film|
|Special Topics: History of Art 2|
Electives from History, Political Science or Geography 3
Only one World Civilization class will be counted toward the certificate credits unless the course involves travel abroad. World Civilization classes do fulfill a General Education requirement.
Select one of the following topics; The Art of India, The Art of China, The Art of Korea and Japan, or The Art of Buddhist Japan.
Students will also need to take classes in more than two disciplines and must choose remaining credits of electives from History, Political Science or Geography. Courses with comparative content are encouraged. Students must meet with the director to plan a course of study.