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Walker Institute of International and Area Studies

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Asian Studies Minor

The interdisciplinary Asian Studies minor prepares you to thrive in a world shaped by the dynamic societies of East Asia and South Asia. You’ll gain a solid global foundation by exploring the history, culture and politics of these world regions. 

The Center for Asian Studies also creates collaborative research and exchange agreements with academic centers across Asia, and it hosts the one of the leading conferences on Taiwan in the United States. 

Our Courses

As an Asian studies minor, you’ll learn the history, politics and economics of the continent. Find updated course listings and minor requirements in the academic bulletin.    

Our People

Our faculty associates come from across the university and bring unique perspectives that impart a solid interdisciplinary foundation.  

Taiwan Academy

The Taiwan Academy offers a platform to learn about the history and culture of Taiwan. 

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