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    Oct 07, 2022  
American University Catalog 2022-2023 
    
American University Catalog 2022-2023

Asian Studies (Graduate Certificate)


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Admission to the Program


Open to students with a bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited institution.

Certificate Requirements


  • 15 credit hours with grades of C or better, with at least 6 credit hours at or above 600-level
  • Capstone Experience: Successful completion of a 3 credit-hour Asian studies research project conducted under the supervision of an Asian studies faculty member. A Substantial Research Paper (SRP) or graduate independent study may be used to fulfill this requirement
  • Graduate Tool of Research Language Exam
  • Compliance with all regulations for a certificate (Graduate Academic Regulations 4.11 5 , 6 )

Course Requirements


Gateway Requirement (3 credit hours)


Complete 3 credit hours from the following:

Concentration (9 credit hours)


Complete 9 credit hours from the following if not taken to fulfill Gateway Requirement, with at least 3 credit hours from a department other than the one in which the student has a primary focus:

Capstone (3 credit hours)


  • 3 credit hours in an approved capstone project course

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