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EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM:

WKU WEATHER ALERT:

Classes beginning at 4pm today on the WKU Bowling Green campus are canceled. ALL Thursday and Friday classes on all campuses are also canceled. Online classes will proceed as scheduled. WKU offices will be closed on Thursday, with essential personnel reporting.

WKU Owensboro closed at noon today (Wed., 3/4).

WKU Glasgow evening classes that begin at 5 pm today will be canceled and the WKU Glasgow campus will close at 7 pm.

WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox campus will close today at 3 pm and will remain closed Thurs., Fri, and Sat., March 5-7.

Should inclement weather make travel hazardous, residence halls will remain open until Saturday. Follow WKU Housing & Residence Life for updates.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for tonight have been canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert

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Asian Studies Programs

Students interested in Asian Studies may choose between one major and two different tracks within the Asian Studies minor.

The Asian Religions and Cultures major requires 33 credit hours. Students must take courses in Religion (9 credit hours), Language (6 credit hours), History and Politics (6 credit hours), Electives (9 credit hours), and complete the Senior Project (3 credit hours). Students must take courses from at least four different departments. At least half of the courses must be at the 300-level or above.  A minor or second major is required.

Students pursuing the Asian Religions and Cultures track within the Asian Studies minor must take courses in Religion (9 credit hours), History and Politics (6 credit hours), and Electives (6 credit hours). Students must take courses from at least three different departments. At least 12 credit hours must be at the 300-level or above.

Students pursuing the East and South Asian track within the Asian Studies minor must take courses from at least four different departments. At least 12 credit hours must be at the 300-level or above.

Students pursuing the Middle East Studies certificate must complete 12 hours of approved coursework with Middle East-oriented content.

Program questions should be directed to Dr. Jeffrey Samuels (jeffrey.samuels@wku.edu).

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