Asian Studies

Asian Studies is a group of courses focused on Asia that fulfills FIT Liberal Arts requirements in various bachelor programs. This interdisciplinary minor includes language, literature, philosophy, history of art, politics, history, film, and culture. Students take a minimum of 15 credits (5 courses), including two semesters of consecutive Chinese or Japanese language.

Minor Coordinator: Jean Amato


Curriculum requirements can be found in the undergraduate catalog, along with course descriptions and prerequisite information.

» Curriculum Requirements for the Asian Studies Minor

Current curriculum requirements are intended for students declared after Fall 2022. If you have already declared your minor, please speak to your academic advisor for assistance.

New Courses Added to Minor

AB 122 – Arabic Conversation I
EN 204 – Contemporary US Immigrant Literature and History
HA 117 – East Asian Art and Civilization
SS 395 – International Conflict in the 21st Century (Honors)