Asian Studies*

  • two years of an Asian language (e.g. Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Tagalog, Vietnamese, Hindi/Urdu, etc.)
  • one course from the following:
    • art history
    • contemporary culture
    • history (post-1750) of Asia
  • two courses from the following:
    • sociocultural anthropology
    • cultural geography
    • contemporary world history
    • world literature
  • two courses from the following:
    • comparative politics
    • economic geography
    • macroeconomics
    • microeconomics
    • introductory sociology
To be considered for this major, you must complete the following courses by the end of the spring before transfer:
  • one year of a college level Asian language OR at least one year of high school in which the primary language of instruction was an Asian language
  • At least two of the preparatory courses listed above (in addition to foreign language)

NOTE: Completion of intermediate/advanced foreign language is strongly preferred.

* Students are classified as Pre-Asian Studies until lower division preparation courses are completed at UCLA.

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