Southeast Asian Studies, Minor



Southeast Asian Studies Minor Requirements

The Minor in Southeast Asian Studies focuses on the cultures and peoples of Southeast Asia, and on their communities outside Southeast Asia, especially those in the United States. For further information, contact the Department of Anthropology at 559.278.3002.

Lower-division courses (6 units)
ASAM 15 and an additional course approved by coordinator

Language courses (6 units)
(Pre-approved by coordinator)
HMONG 1A-B, 4, 100, 101; LING 40T

Upper-division courses (9 units)
ANTH 123, 190; ASAM 110, 138, 140, 190; GEOG 177T;LING 190; SWRK 181I

Total (21 units)

Note: The minor also requires a 2.0 GPA and 6 upper-division units in residence.


  1. Interdisciplinary course designed to introduce students with no previous background to the understanding of multiculturalism and ethnic diversity in mainland Southeast Asia. Using a contemporary historical and socioeconomic framework, this course examines concepts of ethnic identity, gender relations, nation states, ethnic conflicts, war and global conflict, diaspora, and transnationalism.


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