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2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Asian Studies Major (BA)

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Program Declaration

Upon admission to the University or completion of an Undergraduate Program Add/Change form  and a cumulative GPA of 2.0.

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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