University of Montana Catalog 2023-2024

South and South-East Asian Studies Minor

Minor - South & South-East Asian Studies


Lower-Division Requirements9
Introductory Course
Lower-Division Electives
Upper-Division Requirements9
Total Hours18


Degree Specific Credits: 18

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Lower-Division Requirements

Rule: Complete the following subcategories of courses. Any substitutions must be approved by the SSEA faculty director. 

Introductory Course

Complete one of the following courses:3
Intro to South & S. East Asia
Asian Humanities
Introduction to India
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Lower-Division Electives

Complete two of the following courses:6
Intro to South & S. East Asia
Special Topics (6 credits of Hindi language (any level) may count towards the total credits for the minor)
Asian Humanities
Special Topics
Total Hours6

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Upper-Division Requirements

Note: Any substitutions must be approved by the SSEA director.

Complete 9 credits from the following courses:9
Anthropology of Gender
Contemporary Issues of South and Southeast Asia
Talking to God: Bhagavad Gita
Stories East and West
Same Sex Unions Literature
Asian American Literature
Peoples and Cultures of World
Topics in Comparative Literature & Religion
Contemporary Buddhism in SSEA
Tibetan Civilization
Total Hours9

Minimum Required Grade: C-