Jan 18, 2021  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Asian Studies Major (BA)

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Asian Studies Department  | College of Liberal Arts  

Program Declaration

Upon admission to the University or completion of a Major, Minor, Concentration Declaration Form  or Inter-College Transfer Form . Current student must have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 in order to declare the major.

Degree Requirements

If this is the student’s only or primary major, the degree requirements below must be completed for graduation. See graduation requirements  for more information.



Major Requirements

Complete 33 credits from eleven courses including two core course requirements, one capstone, and eight courses in either the East Asia or South Asia track.

GPA: A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required for all major courses.
Pass/fail: No courses taken pass/fail may be applied toward the major.
Residency: At least seven courses for the major must be completed at UMass Boston.

Course Requirements

Core Courses (6 Credits)

Take two courses from the list below.

Capstone (3 Credits)

Major Track (24 Credits)

Students must choose a track in either East Asia or South Asia.


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