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

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
Flx 101 &103 (Asian Language)9 3 & 1 FLx 102 & 104 (Asian Language) K,9 3 & 1
History I C,1 3 Asian Studies Elective 1,2 3
ENG 101 Academic Writing & Research H 4 Social Science 7,D 3
GEP Mathematical Science A 3 Philosophy C,5 3
GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives G 2 GEP Mathematical Science A 3
  16   16

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
FLx 201 & 203 (Asian Language) I 8,10 4 Flx 202 &204 (Asian Language) II 1,10 4
Asian Studies Elective 11 3 Litearture I 3 3
GEP Natural Science with Lab B 4 GEP Natural Science B 3
Social Science 7,D 3 Social Science 7 3
History II 2 3 GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives G 3
  17   16

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
Flx 301 (Asian Language) 10 3 Flx 302 (Asian Language) 10 3
Asian Studies Core Elective 10 3 Asian Studies Core Elective10 3
Asian Studies Elective 11 3 Asian Literature Core (Lit II) 4,10 3
Arts & Letters 6 3 Social Science 7 3
Free Elective 9 2 GEP 100-level Fitness & Wellness E 1
GEP 100-level Fitness & Wellness E 1    
  15   13

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
Flx 401 (Asian Language)10 3 FL 492 Senior Seminar 10 3
GEP Additional Breadth F  3 Free Electives 9 9
Free Electives 9 9    
  15   12

Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation*I,J,K,12,13,14 : 120

Major/Program Footnotes:

  1. History I One 3-credit course required from the College-approved History I course list (a 200-level survey course covering a culture significantly different from our own, i.e., ancient or non-Western)
  2. History II One 3-credit course required from the College-approved History II course list (a 200-level survey course covering our own or a similar culture, i.e., United States or other Western Culture)
  3. Literature I One 3-credit hour course required from the College-approved Literature I list (a survey course covering literature outside the U.S. and prior to the 20th century)
  4. Literature II One 3-credit hour course required from the College-approved Literature II list (any course that meets the Literature I requirement, or a course in American or Twentieth Century Literature, or an upper division survey course or literature course in a period, genre, or major figure in English, a foreign language in English translation, or the original foreign language)
  5. Philosophy Any PHI course on the approved GEP-Humanities list
  6. Arts and Letters One 3-credit hour course is required from the College-approved Arts & Letters course list
  7. Social Sciences  Twelve (12) credit hours required from three different disciplines, six (6) must be on GEP-Social Sciences list
  8. Foreign Language Completion of FLx 201, or comparable proficiency as demonstrated by examination. FLx 101 may count towards free electives if all three following conditions are met; 1) the language was not taken by the student in high school, 2) the student has met high school proficiency in another language, and 3) the language is not the student’s native language.
  9. Free Electives Only 12 credit hours of free electives may be taken for credit only (S/U)
  10. Asian Language Core 27 credit hours. Choose from Chinese, Japanese, or Hindi/Urdu.  All students must take FLx 201 and 202 in their chosen language; plus a minimum of 9 hours of upper level language courses; plus a 3-hour literature course from major approved list; 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 NCSU 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.
  11. Asian Studies Electives 9 credit hours.  : (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.
  12. Study Abroad It is strongly recommended that students participate in at least one study abroad experience in an Asian-language speaking region.  
  13. Major Residency Requirements See departmental advisor.  

14. Major Grade Point Average (GPA) Requirements A 2.0 GPA in the major is required for graduation. *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 http://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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