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  Feb 21, 2018
American University Catalog 2017-2018

Asian Studies (Undergraduate Certificate)

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Offered by the Critical Race, Gender, and Culture Studies Collaborative , College of Arts and Sciences .

Admission to the Program

Open to undergraduate degree and nondegree students.

Certificate Requirements

  • 15 credit hours of approved coursework with at least 9 credit hours at or above the 300-level, with grades of C or better. Three credit hours at the 200-level ("Gateway Requirement") should also be taken. Grades of C- or D in certificate program courses are not accepted toward the fulfillment of certificate requirements, although these grades will be included in the calculation of the GPA. Students must have at least a 3.0 GPA in certificate courses in order to be awarded a certificate. Students in certificate programs must take a minimum of 6 credit hours during each 12-month period and complete the certificate in four years. International students must enroll in 12 credit hours each semester (except for summer). A maximum of 3 credit hours earned at an accredited college or university may be applied toward the certificate as transfer credit
  • No more than 6 credit hours toward the overall 15 credit hours may be completed from study abroad
  • Language Proficiency: Complete two courses of language instruction in Chinese, Korean, or other Asian languages approved by the Asian Studies director, or one advanced course taught in that language

Course Requirements

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