Asian Studies Minor 


For Asian Studies minor requirements, please refer to the academic catalog.

Why Study Asian Studies at Westminster?

• Supplement a major in fields such as international studies, transnational studies, business, history, philosophy, religion, political science, sociology, and anthropology.
• Students can broaden their awareness of global issues and improve their ability to function as members of and increasingly interdependent global community.

Foreign Study in Asia

• Westminster College offers numerous foreign study opportunities in Asian countries.
• Many courses offered during foreign study can count toward the Asian studies minor, including language courses.

Career Opportunities

• Because China and Japan have the second- and third-largest economies in the world, knowledge of Asia is crucial for international and domestic business.
• A background in Asian Studies can make students more competitive for graduate programs in the humanities and social sciences.

Contact Information

Name: Dr. James McRae
Position: Associate Professor of Philosophy and Religion; Coordinator for Asian Studies
Office: Westminster Hall #212
Phone Number: 573-592-6229