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Asian Religions and Cultures Major

Requirement
Courses
I. Religion courses (Three courses; 9 credit hours)

 

RELS 103: Religions of Asia

RELS 302: Buddhism

RELS 303: Hinduism

RELS 306: Islam

RELS 308: East Asian Religious Traditions

RELS 320: Religions of the Middle East

II. Language (One sequence; 6 credit hours)

ARBC/RELS 386 and 387: Arabic 

CHIN 101/102: Elementary Chinese

JAPN 101/102: Elementary Japanese

RELS 390/391: Pali

III. History and Politics (Two courses; 6 credit hours)

HIST 110: Introduction to Asian Civilization

HIST 370: Modern South Asia

HIST 460: Traditional East Asia

HIST 461: Modern East Asia

HIST 462: History of the Middle East

HIST 471: Modern China

HIST 472: Modern Japan

PS 365: Government and Politics of the Middle East

PS 366: Government and Politics in East Asia

IV. Electives (Three courses from list or from courses in categories I-III; 9 credit hours)

ARC 401: Topics in Asian Religions and Cultures

ARC 498: Ind. Study in Asian Religions and Cultures

Anthropology 341: Peoples and Cultures of Asia

Art 407: Islamic Art and Architecture

English 368: Japanese Film in Translation

Geography 465: Geography of Asia

Geography 467: Geography of the Middle East

PERF 105: Taiji (1 hour; may be take up to three times for credit)

RELS 100: New Testament

RELS 101: Old Testament/Hebrew Scriptures

RELS 311: The Qur’an

SOC 353: Sociology of Modern Japan

V. Senior Project (3 credit hours)

ARC 499: Senior Project

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 Last Modified 9/25/14