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The Asian University for Women opened its doors in 2008 and today has nearly 500 students from 16 countries and many cultural and religious backgrounds in the undergraduate program. AUW graduated its first batch of undergraduates in May 2013.
The undergraduate curriculum consists of a core curriculum, a major, an optional minor, and elective courses. The core curriculum follows a “modes of thought and reasoning” model and requires students to take courses in social analysis, ethical reasoning, literature, civilization studies, and the arts, science and mathematics, writing and rhetoric intensive seminars, and regional challenges in Asia. Typical types of courses offered include Social and Political Thought, World Literature, An Introduction to Asian Religions through Art, Human Rights, Art of the Personal Essay, Physics, Calculus, and Public Health Challenges in Asia.
*Major offered through 2015/2016 academic year
Elective courses in psychology, sociology, anthropology, English, philosophy, history, politics, mathematics, Chinese language, as well as in many other areas, complete the curriculum and offer students a myriad of choices.