Asian Studies minors are required to take at least five of the courses listed below. Courses in Asian languages beyond Wheaton’s two-semester language requirement may be counted toward the Asian Studies minor. At least one of the five courses taken to satisfy the minor requirements must be at the 300 level.
N.B. The Asian Studies major has been temporarily suspended as of July 1, 2013. Wheaton students in the Classes of 2015 and 2016 may declare the Asian Studies major; students entering beginning with the Class of 2017 may propose an Independent Major in Asian Studies, in consultation with the program’s coordinator.
REL 102 Introduction to the Study of World Religions
REL 108 Engaged Buddhism
REL 109 Introduction to the Hebrew Bible
REL 212 Sacred Texts of Asia
REL 230 Mysticism and Spirituality
REL 316 Islam: Faith and Practice
REL 325 Hinduism: Thought and Action
REL 326 Buddhism: Thought and Action