MAJOR REQUIREMENTS, BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE

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Units required for the Major: 42
Minimum total units required for the BA: 120
A minimum grade of "C-" is required in courses applied to the major

Courses in parentheses are prerequisites.

A. Core Requirements (15 Units)

(3)

HIST 006

Asian Civilizations

(3)

HRS 070
HRS 71

Arts and Ideas of Asia, I OR
Arts and Ideas of Asia II

(3)

ART 3A
ART 3B

Traditional Asian Art (Pre-History to 1600) OR
Modern & Contemporary Asian Art (1600 - present)

(3)

GOVT 145
MUSC 119A

Government and Politics in Asia (GOVT 1 or equivalent) OR
World Music: Asia

(3)

ASIA 198
HIST 192C

Asia in the World Today (Instructor Permission) OR
Seminar in Recent Interpretations of Asian History (Passing score on the WPE)


B. Concentration Requirements (15 Units)

1. Japanese Studies Concentration

(3)

ANTH 134

Japanese Culture and Society

(3)

HIST 146A

Cultural History of Japan to 1800

(3)

HIST 146B

Modern Japan, 1800 - present

(3)

HIST 146C

History of Manga

(3)

HRS 174

Modern Japanese Literature and Culture

(3)

JAPN 120

Japanese Civilization

2. Chinese Studies Concentration

Select five of the following:

(3)

ANTH 148

Anthropology of Chinese Societies

(3)

CHIN 120

Chinese Civilization

(3)

CHIN 150

Survey of Chinese Literature

(3)

HIST 148A

China: Antiquity to 1600 A.D.

(3)

HIST 148B

China, 1600 to Present

(3)

HRS 172

The Classical Culture of China

(3)

HRS 173

Chinese Philosophy and Religion

(3)

PHIL 145A

Chinese Philosophy

3. South and Southeast Asian Concentration

Select five of the following:

(3)

ANTH 147

Peoples of Southeast Asia

(3)

ANTH 149

Cultures of South Asia

(3)

ART 117A

Art of India and Southeast Asia (ART 3A or equivalent, or instructor permission)

(3)

HIST 145

South Asian History & Civilization

(3)

HIST 149

The Making of Modern Southeast Asia

(3)

HIST/HRS 147

History of Buddhism

(3)

HRS 178A

Religions of India I: The formative Period

(3)

HRS 178B

Religions of India II: Medieval and Modern

(3)

PHIL 145B

Philosophies of India (passing score on the WPE)


C. Electives (12 Units)

Note: Students must take 12 units of electives from four different groupings.  Students cannot satisfy elective requirements with courses from their area of concentration.

GROUP 1: JAPAN

(3)

ANTH 134

Japanese Culture and Society

(3)

HIST 146A

Cultural History of Japan to 1800

(3)

HIST 146B

Modern Japan, 1800 - present

(3)

HIST 146C

History of Manga

(3)

HRS 174

Modern Japanese Literature and Culture

(3)

JAPN 120

Japanese Civilization

GROUP 2: CHINA

(3)

ANTH 148

Anthropology of Chinese Societies

(3)

CHIN 120

Chinese Civilization

(3)

CHIN 150

Survey of Chinese Literature

(3)

HIST 148A

China: Antiquity to 1600 A.D.

(3)

HIST 148B

China, 1600 to Present

(3)

HRS 172

The Classical Culture of China

(3)

HRS 173

Chinese Philosophy and Religion

(3)

PHIL 145A

Chinese Philosophy (Passing score on the WPE)

GROUP 3: SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST ASIA

(3)

ANTH 147

Peoples of Southeast Asia

(3)

ANTH 149

Cultures of South Asia

(3)

ART 117A

Art of India and Southeast Asia (ART 3A or equivalent, or instructor permission)

(3)

HIST 145

South Asian History & Civilization

(3)

HIST/HRS 147

History of Buddhism

(3)

HIST 149

The Making of Modern Southeast Asia

(3)

HRS 178A

Religions of India I: The Formative Period

(3)

HRS 178B

Religions of India II: Medieval and Modern

(3)

PHIL 145B

Philosophies of India (passing score on the WPE)

GROUP 4: ASIAN-AMERICAN

(3)

ENGL 180M

Asian American Literature

(3)

ETHN 110

The Asian American Experience

(3)

ETHN 111

Southeast Asians in the U.S.

(3)

ETHN 112

Contemporary Asian American Issues

(3)

ETHN 113

Asian American Communities

(3)

ETHN 114

Asian Americans and Globalization

(3)

ETHN 116

Asian American Politics and Public Policy

(3)

ETHN/WOMS 118

Asian American Women

(3)

ETHN 167

Asian American Families

GROUP 5: PAN-ASIA

(3)

ART 113B

Asian Art & Mythology

(3)

ART 115

Topics in Asian Art

(3)

ART 117B

Art of China and Japan (ART 3A or equivalent, or instructor permission)

(3)

ASIA/HIST 140

Modern East Asian Cinema

(3)

GEOG 125

Geography of East Asia

(3)

HIST/HRS 147

History of Buddhism

(3)

HRS 175

Zen Buddhism and Daoism

(3)

HRS 176

The Confucian Tradition

(3)

WOMS 121

Women of the Middle East

GROUP 6: ADVANCED LANGUAGE

(3)

CHIN 110

Advanced Mandarin: Modern Chinese Fiction (CHIN 2B or instructor permission)

(3)

JAPN 110

Introduction to Japanese Literature (JAPN 2B or instructor permission)

(3)

JAPN 116A

Language and Culture of the Japanese and the Japanese in America (JAPN 2B or equivalent)

(3)

JAPN 116B

Language and Culture of the Japanese and the Japanese in America (JAPN 116A or equivalent)

(3)

JAPN 150

Advanced Japanese Grammar and Conversation (JAPN 2B or instructor permission)

GROUP 7: FIELDWORK-INTERNSHIPS

(3)

ASIA 195

Internship: Asian Studies OR
Approved Internships or Fieldwork in other departments


D. Language Proficiency Requirement

Students must demonstrate proficiency at a level equivalent to four semesters of an Asian language appropriate to their concentration by coursework or a language proficiency examination provided by the Department of Foreign Languages. Students concentrating in South or Southeast Asia can demonstrate proficiency in any South or Southeast Asian Language. Students concentrating in Asian-American Studies can demonstrate proficiency in any Asian language. The following courses are available at Sacramento State to fulfill the proficiency requirements:

CHIN 1A (5)

CHIN 1B (5)

Elementary Mandarin

Elementary Mandarin (CHIN 1A or instructor permission)

CHIN 2A (4)

CHIN 2B (4)

Intermediate Mandarin (CHIN 1B or instructor permission)

Intermediate Mandarin (CHIN 2A or instructor permission)

JAPN 1A (5)

JAPN 1B (5)

Elementary Japanese

Elementary Japanese (JAPN 1A or instructor permission)

JAPN 2A (4)

JAPN 2B (4)

Intermediate Japanese (JAPN 1A, JAPN 1B or equivalent)

Intermediate Japanese (JAPN 2A or equivalent)