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For more information on the Asian Studies major
Required Credits in Major: 30
Program Code: BA-ASN-CLNG
Required Course: 1
Required Credits: 0-12
Students must complete or test out of CHIN 2110 Intermediate Chinese II as a pre-requisite to the first language course required within the major.
Required Credits: 37
One University Core Curriculum Course is completed within the major:
Additional University Core Curriculum requirements may be satisfied within the major depending upon elective choices.
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Required Credits: 18
One (1) of the following two (2) courses:
Required Credits: 6
Select two (2) courses:
Required Courses: 2
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Required Courses: 4
One Writing Intensive course is completed as part of the University Core curriculum, Area 2B: ENG 1100
One Writing Intensive course is completed as part of the Asian Studies program requirements: ASN 4800 , CHIN 4000 or JPAN 4000
Two additional Writing Intensive courses are required for graduation.
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