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OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2014-15 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2014-15 [Archived Catalog]

Global Studies - Asia Major (B.A.)


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Major code BA4406

Center for International Studies 
Yamada International House 102
Athens, OH 45701
Phone:  740.593.1840
Fax:  740.593.1837
international.studies@ohio.edu
http://www.internationalstudies.ohio.edu/

Catherine Cutcher, contact person


Program Overview

The interdisciplinary nature of the global studies–Asia major is designed to provide you with a broad understanding of Asia in general, East Asia or Southeast Asia applicable for a wide variety of professions. Majors are required to study at least one Asian language and study abroad or intern in Asia. Students must consult with their advisor and the Education Abroad Office before committing to an internship or study abroad program.
 

Admissions Information

Freshman/First-Year Admission

No requirement beyond University admission requirements.

Change of Program Policy

No selective or limited admission requirements.

External Transfer Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.


Opportunities Upon Graduation

Global studies–Asia alumni find meaningful post-bachelaureate opportunities in their chosen fields of education, the non-profit world, public policy, the business sector and more.
 

Requirements

Universitywide Graduation Requirements


To complete this program, students must meet all Universitywide graduation requirements .

Liberal Arts and Sciences Distribution Requirement


View the A&S - College Level Requirements (A&S CLR) .

Global Studies Core Requirements


Complete 45 hours, including the following courses:

Global Studies Electives


Complete 12 hours from the following courses (GLC courses for GLC students only):

Asian Studies Core Course


Complete the following course:

Asian Studies Electives


Course Studies Options


Complete 12 hours from three departments from one of the three following options:

Option 1: Asian Studies Courses


If this option is selected, then complete 12 hours from the following courses. Courses must be from three different departments.

Option 2: East Asian Studies Courses


If this option is selected, then complete 12 hours from the following courses. Courses must be from three different departments.

Language Options


Complete 6 hours from one of the following language options listed below. In combination with your B.A. language requirement, complete a total of 3 years in one Asian language or 2 years of one Asian language and 1 year of another Asian language or equivalent.

Language Option 1: Asian


Complete 6 hours of one of the following languages:

Language Option 2: East Asian


Complete 6 hours of one of the following languages:

Education Abroad/Internship


Complete one advisor-approved education abroad or internship experience which complements area and language of study; and is at least 5 weeks in duration.

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