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    University of Memphis
  Sep 20, 2017
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Asian Studies and International Trade, (B.L.S.)

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General Education (35-41 hours)

See Graduation from the University  for the University General Education Program requirements. Students who have completed one year of American History in high school are exempted from the six credit-hour History General Education Program requirement; otherwise, students will have to meet the History requirement.

For the Social and Behavioral Sciences requirement, ECON 2010  and ECON 2020  fulfill this requirement.

Asian Studies for International Trade Concentration

Students must complete the requirements in each of the following three groups:

Group 1: Foreign Language (9-21 hours)

Requirement: 9 hours at the 3000-level or above.

Students with previous background in the chosen language (Chinese or Japanese) must take the placement test to determine in what course they should enroll.

Students with no previous background in the chosen language will enroll in CHIN 1010  or JAPN 1010 .

Group 2: Area Studies (6 hours)

Students must complete 6 hours from the following:

Group 3: International Economics and Business Studies (24 hours)

College Requirements (9 hours)

Senior Project (3 hours)

All sections of UNIV 4995  are taught online. Students will be assigned to a specific section based on the topic they select.

Recommended Electives (hours vary)

Experiential Learning Credit

Students may be granted credit for college-level knowledge related to their major area of study that they have gained from work experience, life experience, or non-college instruction. Students who would like an assessment of such learning must prepare a portfolio that describes and documents their learning experience. Portfolios are assessed by faculty who teach in the student’s field of study.

Assessment by Portfolio is reserved for knowledge and competencies that do not readily fit into the Credit by Examination procedures. For more information please visit the Experiential Learning website at

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