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EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM:

WKU WEATHER ALERT:

WKU offices in Bowling Green will open at 10 a.m. Friday. Classes Friday remain canceled and campuses in Glasgow, Owensboro and Elizabethtown/Ft. Knox remain closed Friday. Saturday classes in Bowling Green will proceed as scheduled. Here is a link to the University’s attendance policy during adverse weather conditions. Use caution and watch for slick spots on roads and walks. 

Residence Halls remain open until noon Saturday. Bemis & Barnes have space for those who need to stay longer. Visit WKU Housing & Residence Life for more information.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for Wednesday night were 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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