The fully Online undergraduate certificate in Asian Studies provides students with a rich learning experience about a fascinating and increasingly important region of the world, and is intended to enhance the student's competitiveness upon graduation. The program provides a multidisciplinary approach covering the philosophy, religion, art history, language, and literature of Asia as well as issues in history, politics, geography, sociology/anthropology, and international relations. This certificate is only available to degree-seeking students.
Note: Please understand that this certificate is only available to students who are completing a fully online degree program within FIU.
Unlike other Certificates offered by the Asian Studies program, this certificate cannot be done in conjunction with the Online Asian Studies Major and-or Online Minor.
Requirements (18 Credits)
A grade of "C" or better is required for all courses (C- is not acceptable).
- Two semesters of Asian language or equivalent (up to 6 credits may be applied)
- 12 credits in Asian area studies
- 18 credits in Asian area studies Electives
Online Asian area studies Courses
All Online ASN-prefix courses are applicable
- ASH 3223 History of the Middle East 1800 to Present
- ASH 3440 History of Japan
- ASH 4300 East Asian Civilization
- ASN 3143 Corporate Culture of China
- ASN 3200 Asia Through Film
- ASN 3202 Japanese Anime and Manga
- ASN 3329 Women in Asian Society
- ASN 3410 Introduction to East Asia
- ASN 3403 Zen and the Art of Tea Ceremony
- ASN 3414 Visual Cultures of East Asia
- ASN 4111 Japan and the New East
- CPO 3403 Politics of the Middle East
- INR 3081 Contemporary International Problems
- INR 3223 Japan and the United States
- INR 3224 International Relations of East Asia
- INR 3227 International Relations of South Asia
- INR 3247 International Relations of the Middle East
- INR 3703 International Political Economy
- INR 4082 Islam in International Relations
- REL 3020 Meditation and Spiritual Development
- REL 3308 Studies in World Religions