Certificate in Asian Business and Society

Declaration in or before Summer 2009

Asian Studies Department (College of Liberal Arts)

The Certificate in Asian Business and Society is available to students enrolled in any college at Temple University. The certificate requires five courses, three in Asian studies and two in the Fox School of Business and Management. It also requires background courses in economics and in an Asian language. Asian studies students can learn about business, and business students can learn about Asia. Other students will learn about both. The certificate will be noted on a student's transcript.

Requirements

Business and Economics

  • IBA 2501 (formerly 0100), Fundamentals of Asian Business, or Asian Studies 2511 (formerly 0104), Introduction to Asian Business
  • One of
    • Economics 3563 (formerly 0250), International Trade
    • Economics 3564 (formerly 0251), International Financial Economics

Asian Studies

  • Asian Studies 2001 (formerly 0100), Practical Asian Society
  • One Asian Studies Country Introduction Elective course (see below for courses)
  • One Asian Studies Writing Intensive Elective course (see below for courses)

Language

Completion of the second semester of a language below*:

  • Chinese 1002, Chinese Elements II
  • Japanese 1002, Japanese Elements II
  • Korean 1002, Korean Elements II

* The language requirement may also be satisfied by examination of oral/aural and reading skills in any Asian language approved by the Critical Languages Program Coordinator.

Note: The country of the Asian Studies Country Elective and the Asian Studies Writing Intensive Elective must match the country of the language studied. For example, if the language requirement is met with Japanese, then courses on Japan must be chosen for both the Country and Writing Intensive Electives.

Asian Studies Country Introductions

Asian studies courses should be linked to the Asian language that the student is studying.

China

  • Asian Studies 2501 (formerly 0115) / History 2501 (formerly 0115), Introduction to East Asia: China
  • Asian Studies 3251 (formerly 0240) / Political Science 3251 (formerly 0236), China: Politics and Revolution
  • Asian Studies 2374 (formerly 0254) / Anthropology 2374 (formerly 0274), The Anthropology of Modern China
  • Asian Studies 3521 (formerly 0308) / History 3521 (formerly 0217), Chinese Revolution
  • Asian Studies 3522 (formerly 0310) / History 3522 (formerly 0218), Contemporary China

Japan

  • Asian Studies 2502 (formerly 0116) / History 2502 (formerly 0116), Introduction to East Asia: Japan
  • Asian Studies 3252 (formerly 0241) / Political Science 3252 (formerly 0238), East Asia and the United States
  • Asian Studies 2373 (formerly 0253) / Anthropology 2373 (formerly 0273), Japanese Culture
  • Asian Studies 4696 (formerly W311) / History 4697 (formerly W340), Modern Japan: Empire, War, Society
  • Asian Studies 3541 (formerly 0314) / History 3541 (formerly 0220), Japan Today

India and Southeast Asia

  • Asian Studies 2503 (formerly 0117) / History 2503 (formerly 0117), Introduction to Southeast Asia: Insular
  • Asian Studies 2504 (formerly 0118) / History 2504 (formerly 0118), Introduction to Southeast Asia: Mainland
  • Asian Studies 3252 (formerly 0241) / Political Science 3252 (formerly 0238), East Asia and the United States
  • Asian Studies 3551 (formerly 0312) / History 3551 (formerly 0222), Southeast Asia in Modern Times
  • Asian Studies 3531 (formerly 0318) / History 3531 (formerly 0219), Modern India

Asian Studies Writing-Intensive Electives

Asian studies courses should be linked to the Asian language that the student is studying.

China

  • Asian Studies 4096 (formerly W300), Seminar in Asian Studies (China related topic)

Japan

  • Asian Studies 4096 (formerly W300), Seminar in Asian Studies (Japan related topic)
  • Asian Studies 4696 (formerly W311) / History 3565 (formerly W340), Modern Japan: Empire, War, Society

India and Southeast Asia

  • Asian Studies 4096 (formerly W300), Seminar in Asian Studies
  • Asian Studies 2097 (formerly W191), Asian Diaspora
  • Asian Studies 2696 (formerly W260) / Religion 2696 (formerly W200), Introduction to Islam