A minor can be selected by students who wish to gain a basic understanding of the language as well as history, culture and literary tradition of the region. For more information, please see the ALC Undergraduate Advisor.

  • A minimum of 19 credit hours must be taken in Arabic language and literature courses, including a total of 9 upper-division credit hours.
    • These credits will include ARAB 2110 and 2120 and at least three additional upper-division 3 credit ARAB courses. At least one of the content courses must focus on the premodern period.
  • Pass/fail work will not apply to the minor.
  • Students are allowed to apply no more than 9 credit hours, including 6 upper-division hours, of transfer work toward a minor.
  • Students cannot declare both the Certificate in Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies and the Minor in Arabic Studies.

  • A minimum of 18 credit hours must be taken in Chinese language and literature courses, including a total of 13 upper-division credit hours.
    • These credits will include CHIN 2120, 3110, 3120 and at least one additional upper-division 3 credit CHIN course.
  • Pass/fail work and CHIN 3200 will not apply to the minor.
  • Students are allowed to apply no more than 9 credit hours, including 6 upper-division hours, of transfer work toward a minor.

  • A minimum of 19 credit hours must be taken in Hindu/Urdu language and literature courses, including a total of 9 upper-division credit hours.
    • These credits will include HIND 2110 and 2120 and at least three additional upper-division 3 credit HIND courses.
  • Pass/fail work will not apply to the minor.
  • Students are allowed to apply no more than 9 credit hours, including 6 upper-division hours, of transfer work toward a minor.
  • Students cannot declare both the Certificate in South Asian Languages and Civilizations and the Minor in South Asian Studies.

  • A minimum of 18 credit hours must be taken in Japanese language and literature courses, including a total of 13 upper-division credit hours.
    • These credits will include JPNS 2120, 3110, 3120 and at least one additional upper-division 3 credit JPNS course.
  • Pass/fail work will not apply to the minor.
  • Students are allowed to apply no more than 9 credit hours, including 6 upper-division hours, of transfer work toward a minor.

  • A minimum of 18 credit hours must be taken in Korean language and literature courses, including a total of 13 upper-division credit hours.
    • These credits will include KREN 2120, 3110, 3120 and at least one additional upper-division 3 credit KREN course.
  • Pass/fail work will not apply to the minor.
  • Students are allowed to apply no more than 9 credit hours, including 6 upper-division hours, of transfer work toward a minor.