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2024-25 Western Washington University Catalog 
2024-25 Western Washington University Catalog

South and Southeast Asian Studies Minor

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Department of Global Humanities and Religions, College of Humanities and Social Sciences

26-30 credits


The Minor in South and Southeast Asian Studies builds significant knowledge of the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia through the study of culture, religion, history, literature, gender, art, film, and other disciplinary approaches. Students take two core introductory courses (HUMA 271 and HIST 220), plus listed electives or other courses under advisement. For advising or more information regarding the minor, contact the Program Advisor (Prof. Michael Slouber) or the Global Humanities and Religions Department Office.

Why Consider a South and Southeast Asian Studies Minor?

This Minor provides in depth background and cultural literacy about a crucially important part of the world and its significant diaspora populations.

 Contact Information

Program Advisor
Michael Slouber
Bond Hall 170

Academic Department Manager
Maureen Christman
Bond Hall 152

 Sample Careers

Attorney | Teacher | Professor | Librarian | Writer | Business Administrator | Historian | Non-Profit Organization Administrator | Congressional Aide | Research Assistant | Editor | Lobbyist

 Major/Career Resources


How to Declare (Admission and Declaration Process):

Contact the Program Advisor (Prof. Michael Slouber) as soon as possible. There are no prerequisites for declaring the minor. 

Grade Requirements

A grade of C- or better is required for a student’s major or minor courses, and supporting courses for majors and minors.


Required Lower-Division Courses


❑ Select four additional elective courses, either from the list below or other electives under advisement. Only one course at the 200 level can be counted in this category.

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