Welcome to Asian Studies at EIU!


The Asian Studies Minor (ASM) is an interdisciplinary academic minor. The ASM promotes education about Asia, coordinates Asia-related courses, and offers and supports Asia-related programs and research across all campus units for the interest of the university and wider community.

Explore our website for information about curriculum and courses, student awards and scholarships, extracurricular activities, study abroad opportunities, and more.

Temple of Heaven 


  • Click here to see the Asian Studies Minor requirements.
  • Click here to see an approved list of Asian Studies courses (and here for a PDF version) 
  • Click here to see information on Asian Studies awards and scholarships.