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Declaration of Major/Minor

Students who choose to major or minor in the Department of Asian and Asian American Studies should complete a Declaration of Major/Minor form and take it to their departmental program advisor for signature. The form must be signed by the advisor, then brought to the main office (HUM 1046) where a file will be prepared for the student.  The student will then get further instructions as to where the form goes next.   

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Download Major/Minor Declaration Form

Major/Minor Checklists

It is important that students visit with their advisor regularly until graduation in order to ensure that the necessary courses and credits are completed. Please contact our main office (HUM 1046, 632-4030) to determine the advisor for your area of study.

Note: The checklists below are specifically for the B.A. in Asian and Asian American Studies (Major), and the Minor in Asian and Asian American Studies. Students who wish to minor in other programs should ask the checklist from the designated faculty advisor. Please see the Programs page.

B.A. in Asian and Asian American Studies 

Download Major Checklist Form

Minor in Asian and Asian American Studies 

Download Minor Checklist Form 

Graduation Clearance

A student should make an appointment to consult with the program director/ faculty advisor  the semester before his / her intended semester of graduation, and request that the advisor to clear them for graduation. This is the opportunity for the advisor to determine if the student is lacking certain courses or credits for graduation.