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  • Objectives
    This is a two-year, provincially defined program that allows you to transfer to the third year of a History program at any university in British Columbia. The Associate of Arts Degree ensures that you recieve block transfer credit for all 20 courses taken at Camosun. Associate of Arts Degree in Asia Pacific Studies is a focused, full-time program where you'll be taking courses with a a regular group of like-minded classmates. When you graduate you'll receive a credential that is recognized by many employers and universities.
  • Academic Title
    Associate of Arts Degree in Asia Pacific Studies
  • Course description
    Year 1
    Course                                         Credits

    ASIA 110     Traditional Asia-Pacific     3.0
    ASIA 111     Contemporary Asia-Pacific     3.0
    ENGL 150     English Composition     3.0
    ENGL 160     Introduction to Literature     3.0
        or
        ENGL 164     First Nations Literature     3.0
    One MATH/COMP/STAT course     3.0 – 4.0
    One Lab Science course     3.0
    One Science course     3.0
    ANTH 140 or University Transfer elective     3.0
    CHIN 100     Introduction to Chinese 1     4.0
        and           
        CHIN 101     Introduction to Chinese 2     4.0
        OR
        JAPN 100     Introduction to Japanese 1     4.0
        and           
        JAPN 101     Introduction to Japanese 2     4.0
    Total Credits     32.0 – 33.0
     
    Year 2
    Course                                             Credits

    ASIA 230     Canada and Asia-Pacific     3.0
        or
        ASIA 214     Asia-Pacific Popular Culture     3.0
    ASIA 212     Asia-Pacific Research Methods     3.0
    CHIN 200     Second Year Chinese 1     4.0
        and           
        CHIN 201     Second Year Chinese 2     4.0
        OR
        JAPN 200     Second Year Japanese 1     4.0
        and           
        JAPN 201     Second Year Japanese 2     4.0
    GEOG 240 or a University Transfer elective     3.0
    Three University Transfer electives     9.0
    Two of:     
    ASIA 210     Traditional Southeast Asia     3.0
    ASIA 211     Contemporary Southeast Asia     3.0
    ASIA 220     Contemporary Japan     3.0
    ASIA 222     Contemporary China     3.0
    Total Credits     32.0

     
    Internship Options           Credits

    COOP WEP     Workplace Education     0.0
    ASDG 101     Co-operative Work Experience 1 (Internship 1)     6.0
    Total Credits
        6.0
     
    Coop Options           Credits
    COOP WEP     Workplace Education     0.0
    ASDG 101     Co-operative Work Experience 1 (Internship 1)     6.0
    ASDG 201     Co-operative Work Experience 2 (Internship 2)     6.0
    Total Credits
        12.0

    Notes:

       1. For transfer to the University of Victoria (UVic), take ASIA 110 or ASIA 111; ASIA 212, CHIN 100, CHIN 101, CHIN 200, CHIN 201 or JAPN 100, JAPN 101, JAPN 200, JAPN 201. For SE Asia concentration take ASIA 210, ASIA 211.
       2. For transfer to the University of BC (UBC), take ASIA 110, ASIA 111, ASIA 211, ASIA 220 or ASIA 222 and CHIN 100, CHIN 101, CHIN 200 and CHIN 201, OR JAPN 100, JAPN 101, JAPN 200 and JAPN 201.

    All programs contain a blend of Arts and Science courses so as to support the concept of a broad education. All courses need to be transferable to at least one BC university. In the course description this indicated by (T).

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