Asian Studies Minor

Asian Studies

Undergraduate Minor

Course Delivery

On Campus, Online, Hybrid

Total Credits

18 Credits

About the Program

The Asian Studies minor at UCCS is a comprehensive and flexible program that allows students to engage with the diverse arts, cultures, languages, histories, geographies, philosophies, and religions of Asia.

The program is designed to serve as a resource for students interested in studying Asian cultures, languages, or thoughts, and aims to facilitate and expand comprehension and appreciation of Asian artistry, culture, geography, history, philosophy, and politics.

The program has a broad and critical approach to the concepts of "Asia" and "Asian diaspora," and encourages students to explore a wide range of cultural perspectives while also emphasizing the importance of understanding the differences among the regions of the continent and the approximate 4.5 billion people who live there.


Focus of Study

The focus of study for the Asian Studies minor is the arts, cultures, languages, histories, geographies, philosophies, and religions of Asia, which is the world's largest continent.

The program aims to expand students' understanding and appreciation of these diverse and complex aspects of Asian life and thought, and encourages a broad and critical approach to the study of the continent and its people.


Program Requirements for Admissions

For specific details regarding the application process, please visit the UCCS Admissions Details page.


Program Coursework

For program coursework, please visit the Academic Catalog.