Asian Studies

The Asian Studies minor introduces students to the cultures, histories, and languages of Asian countries, and to cross-cultural comparisons between the United States and Asia. Students can earn the minor by successfully completing at least 18 related credit hours. At least nine of those 18 credit hours must be earned in residence at Embry-Riddle. These 18 credits can be earned from the following options:

Option I

Complete all 18 credit hours from the list of Asian Studies courses below.

Option 2

Transfer up to nine credits in an Asian language or from Asian Studies courses, and earn nine Asian Studies credits from Embry-Riddle.

Select one of the following:3
World History
Themes in the Humanities
LCH 101Mandarin Chinese I3
LCH 102Mandarin Chinese II3
LCH 201Mandarin Chinese III3
or HU 199 Special Topics in Humanities
Select two of the following:6
World Literature
International Studies
U.S. - Asian Relations
Special Topics in Humanities
Total Credits18

Credit-hour requirements for minors in various disciplines have a minimum of 15 hours and are outlined in the catalog. At least 6 hours must be fulfilled at the upper level. In addition, at least 6 hours of course work applied to a minor must be completed at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, of which at least 3 hours completed in residence must be at the upper level. No more than two substitutions (6 hours) are permitted in any minor.