Requirements for the Minor

Requirements for the Asian Studies Minor

  • There is no language requirement for the minor.
  • At least 16 credits of Asian studies courses (including all courses that count toward the Asian Studies major or minor) at the 200 level or higher, only 8 of which can be in language.
  • At least 4 credits must be at the 300 level:
  • Courses should be selected from at least two disciplines.
  • No more than one Asian American studies course may be counted toward the Asian studies minor.

Requirements for Arabic Minor

  • At least 16 credits in Arabic language courses at the 200-level or higher
  • At least two 300-level courses in Arabic
  • Independent Studies (295 or 395) do not count toward the minor
  • Language courses that are not taken at MHC must be approved by the head of the Arabic program at Mount Holyoke College to count toward the minor
  • Courses taught in English do not count toward minor.

Requirements for the Chinese Minor

  • At least 16 credits of Chinese language courses at the 200 level or higher.
  • At least two 300-level courses in Chinese Independent Studies (295 / 395) do not count toward the minor.
  • Language courses that are not taken at MHC must be approved by the head of the Chinese program at Mount Holyoke College to count toward minor
  • Courses taught in English do not count toward the minor.

Requirements for the Japanese Minor

  • At least 16 credits of Japanese language courses at the 200 level or higher.
  • At least two 300-level courses in Japanese.
  • Independent Studies (295 / 395) do not count toward the minor.
  • Language courses that are not taken at MHC must be approved by the head of the Japanese program at Mount Holyoke College to count toward minor.
  • Courses taught in English do not count toward the minor.