Minor in East Asian Studies
The minor in East Asian studies provides an opportunity for students to undertake
a multidisciplinary study of the art, economy, history, language, philosophy, politics,
religion, and culture of China, Japan, and Korea.
The requirements listed below apply for students entering Murray State University at the present time. Criteria as they may relate to individual students may vary. See the Undergraduate Bulletin at the time of enrollment for more information.
* Minimum 9 credits of upper level courses
** 12 Hrs required if a student takes both CHN 105 and JPN 105
Statement on East Asian Studies at Murray State University
The minor in East Asian studies provides in-depth knowledge about the region’s past and present. Students will gain an understanding of the factors underlying Asia’s rising influence in the world and the possible consequences of this growing role. The minor helps prepare students for dynamic careers in multiple fields, including art & design, business, education, finance, history, law, medicine, policy making, and so on.