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Asian Studies and International Trade

A. General Education (35-41 hours)
See Graduation from the University for the University General Education Program requirements. Students who have completed one year of American History in high school are exempted from the six credit-hour History General Education Program requirement; otherwise, students will have to meet the History requirement.
For the Humanities requirement, HIST 1120 is highly recommended.
For the Social and Behavioral Sciences requirement, ECON 2010 and 2020 fulfill this requirement.
B. Asian Studies for International Trade Concentration
Students must complete the requirements in each of the following three groups:
Group 1: Foreign Language (9-21 hours)
Requirement: 9 hours at the 3000-level or above.
Students with previous background in the chosen language (Chinese or Japanese) must take the placement test to determine in what course they should enroll. 
Students with no previous background in the chosen language will enroll in CHIN 1010 or JAPN 1010.
Group 2:  Area Studies (6 hours)
Students must complete 6 hours from the following:
ARTH 4031 - Art of Buddhism
ARTH 4035 - East Asian Art
HIST 3290 - Traditional Asia
HIST 3291 - Modern Asia
HIST 4292 - History of Modern China
HIST 4294 - History of Modern Japan
HIST 4295 - Intellectual History of East Asia
PHIL 3721 - Chinese Philosophy
POLS 4307 - Government and Politics Communist China
Group 3: International Economics and Business Studies (24 hours)
ECON 2010 - Introduction to Macroeconomics
ECON 2020 - Introduction to Microeconomics
ECON 3580 - International Economic Development-An Ecological Perspective
ECON 4340 - Comparative Economic Systems
ECON 4350 - International Economics
ECON 4351 - International Monetary Economics: Theory and Policy
MGMT 3110 - Organization and Management
MGMT 4810 - International Management
MKTG 3010 - Principles of Marketing
MKTG 4530 - International Marketing

C. College Requirements (9 hours)

Thematic Studies (6 hours)
Recommended choices:
ESCI 4307 - Thematic Studies in China
UNIV 3550 - Clash of Cultures
UNIV 4506 - The Chinese

Senior Project (3 hours)
UNIV 4995 - Senior Project (3 hours)

All sections of UNIV 4995 are taught online.  Students will be assigned to a specific section based on the topic they select.

D. Recommended Electives (hours vary)
ANTH 3200 - Peoples and Cultures of the World
ANTH 3511 - Culture, Kin and Family
ANTH 4413 - Anthropology of Tourism
ANTH 4414 - Culture and Transnational Processes
COMM 4373 - Interracial Communication
COMM 4375 - Intercultural Communication
CSED 2101 - The Family in Global Perspective
ESCI 1301 - Survey of World Regions
ESCI 1401 - Introduction to Cultural Geography
ESCI 3430 - Economic Geography
INTL 3700-09 - Special Topics in International Studies
INTL 4601 - Seminar in International Studies
JOUR 4712 - Mass Media and Cultures
PADM 4401 - Comparative Public Administration
POLS 1301 - Governments of the World
POLS 1501 - International Relations
POLS 3310 - Politics of the Developed World
POLS 3320 - Human Rights in World Politics
POLS 3325 - Politics of the Developing World
POLS 3330 - Politics of Globalization
POLS 3505 - International Organizations
POLS 3506 - American Foreign Policy
POLS 3509 - Contemporary Problems in International Relations
POLS 4307 - Government and Politics of Communist China
POLS 4504 - International Law
POLS 4506 - Problems of American Foreign Policy
POLS 4508 - Theories and Concepts in International Relations
POLS 4510 - Politics of the Global Economy
POLS 4511 - International Conflict
SOCI 2100 - Sociology of International Development
SOCI 4413 - Globalization, Culture, and Information Technology

Experiential Learning Credit

Students may be granted credit for college-level knowledge related to their major area of study that they have gained from work experience, life experience, or non-college instruction. Students who would like an assessment of such learning must prepare a portfolio that describes and documents their learning experience. Portfolios are assessed by faculty who teach in the student's field of study.

Assessment by Portfolio is reserved for knowledge and competencies that do not readily fit into the Credit by Examination procedures. For more information please visit the Experiential Learning website at http://www.memphis.edu/innovation/elc/experiential_learning.php





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