Foreign Language and Literatures (BA): Asian Language (16FLLBA-16FLLASIAN)

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
Flx 101 &103 (Asian Language)1 1/4 1 FLx 102 & 104 (Asian Language) 1 4
History I 3 3 Asian Studies Elective 1,2 3
ENG 101 Academic Writing & Research H 4 Social Science 7 3
GEP Mathematical Science A 3 Philosophy 8 3
Health and Exercise Studies E 1 GEP Mathematical Science A 3
Health and Exercise Studies E 1
15 17

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
FLx 201 & 203 (Asian Language) I 1 4 Flx 202 &204 (Asian Language) II 1 4
Asian Studies Elective 1,2 3 Litearture I 5 3
GEP Natural Science with Lab B 4 GEP Natural Science B 3
Social Science 7 3 Social Science 7 3
History II 4 3 GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives G 3
17 16

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
Flx 301 (Asian Language) 1 3 Flx 302 (Asian Language) 1 3
Asian Studies Core Elective 1,2 3 Asian Studies Core Elective1,2 3
Asian Studies Elective 1,2 3 Asian Literature Core (Lit II)1,6 3
Arts & Letters 9 3 Social Science 7 3
Free Elective 10 3 Free Elective 10 3
15 15

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
Flx 401 (Asian Language) 1 3 FL 492 Senior Seminar 1 3
Free Elective 10 3 Free Elective 10 3
Free Elective 10 3 Free Elective 10 3
Free Elective 10 3 Free Elective 10 3
Free Elective 10 3
15 12

Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 122

Major/Program Footnotes

1.  Asian Language Core: (27 cr) Students may choose from Chinese, Japanese, or Hindu/Urdu. All students must take Flx 201 and Flx 202 in their chosen language; plus upper level language courses; plus a 3-hour literature course; plus a 3-hour senior seminar (FL 492); plus a minimum of 6 hours of upper level Asian studies courses which must include at least one 400-level course. (All students must take an NCUS Proficiency Test upon entering H & SS.  Students who take FL 101 will not receive graduation credit unless it is in a language other than the one used to fulfill the 401 requirement for the major). A grade of C or above is required for these courses to count toward the major.

2. Asian Studies Electives: (9) hours required, including at least 6 hours of upper level Asian studies courses and 3 hours of general Asian studies courses. These will be chosen in consultation with the student’s advisor, and may include instruction in a second Asian language as deemed appropriate. A grade of C- or above is required for these courses to count toward the major.

3. History I: One 3-credit course is required. A 200-level survey course covering a culture significantly different from our own, i.e. pre-industrial or non-Western. Choose form the list of courses currently approved by the college.

4. History II: One 3-credit course is required. A 200-level survey course covering our own or a similar culture (U.S., Western, or Industrial-era). Choose from the list of courses currently approved by the college.

5. Literature I: One 3-credit hour course is required. A survey course covering literature outside of the U.S. and prior to the 20th century. Choose from the list of courses currently approved by the college.

6. Literature II: This requirement is satisfied by the Upper-level Asian Literature Course required in the Asian Language core of the major.

7. Social Sciences: Four 3-credit hour courses are required (12 credit hours total) form the H&SS-approved lists in at least three of the following areas: ANT, ARE, EC, PS, PSY, SOC. Also ENG 210, GEO/SOC 220, or STS 402. Six (6) credit hours must be chosen from the GEP Social Sciences list.

8. Philosophy: One 3-credit course is required. Choose any PHI course from the GEP-Humanities list.

9. Arts and Letters: One course is required from the H&SS-approved Arts & Letters course list.

10. Free Electives: Any course except MA 101. FL 101 courses can be used only if they are in a different language from the major and different from the language in which the student passed an NCSU Proficiency Test upon entering H&SS.

11. Study Abroad: It is strongly recommended that students participate in at least one study abroad experience in an Asian-language speaking region. No more than 15 hours of transfer credit may be applied towards the major.

*General Education Program (GEP) requirements and GEP Footnotes
To complete the requirements for graduation and the General Education Program, the following category credit hours and co-requisites must be satisfied. University approved GEP course lists for each of the following categories can be found at https://oucc.dasa.ncsu.edu/general-education-program/.

A. Mathematical Sciences (6 credit hours-one course with MA or ST prefix)
Choose from the University approved GEP Mathematical Sciences course list.

B. Natural Sciences (7 credit hours-include one laboratory course or course with a lab)
Choose from the University approved GEP Natural Sciences course list.

C. Humanities (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Humanities course list.

D. Social Sciences (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Social Sciences course list.

E. Physical Education/Health Living (2 credit hours-at least one 100-level Fitness and Wellness Course).
Choose from the University approved GEP Physical Education/Health Living course list.          

F. Additional Breadth– (3 credit hours)
Choose from the University approved GEP course lists for: Mathematical Sciences/Natural Sciences/Engineering.

G. Interdisciplinary Perspectives (5-6 credit hours)
Choose from the University approved GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives course list.    

H. Introduction to Writing (4 credit hours satisfied by completing ENG 101 with a C- or better).     

The following Co-Requisites must be satisfied to complete the General Education Program requirements

I. U.S. Diversity (USD)
Choose from the University approved GEP U.S. Diversity course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the U.S. Diversity (USD) co-requisite.

J. Global Knowledge (GK)
Choose from the University approved GEP Global Knowledge course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the Global Knowledge (GK) co-requisite. The following course(s) completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement:

K. Foreign Language Proficiency– Proficiency at the FL_102 level is required for graduation. This is met by completion of the major.

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