Certificate in Asian Affairs

Students may earn a Certificate in Asian Affairs by taking courses offered by the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs and the School of History and Sociology.

Asia has long been and remains today culturally, economically, politically, and strategically important. The study of Asian affairs prepares students for careers in international business, government service, and a wide variety of other fields.


  • 12 hours of INTA or HTS courses, approved by the adviser (see attached list of approved courses)
  • 9 of the 12 hours must be at the 3000 level or above
  • At least one course must be taken from HTS and one from INTA
  • With the approval of the adviser, students may count one course from outside INTA and HTS toward the certificate
  • All courses must be taken on a letter-grade basis, and a grade of C or better must be received in each course
  • Students majoring in INTA or HTS may not count courses toward the minor that are required by their majors
  • For more information on the certificate in Asian Affairs, email Sonya Boadu

Additional requirements and information about undergraduate certificate programs can be found in the Georgia Tech Course Catalog.


  • INTA 2230 Government and Politics of Asia
  • INTA 3130 Foreign Policy of China
  • INTA 3131 Pacific Security Issues
  • INTA 3230 Government and Politics of China
  • INTA 3231 Government and Politics of Japan
  • INTA 3330 Political Economy of China
  • INTA 3331 Political Economy of Japan
  • INTA 4801-3 Special Topics (with approval)
  • HTS 2061 Traditional Asia and Its Legacy
  • HTS 2062 Asia in the Modern World
  • HTS 28X3 Special Topics (with approval)
  • HTS 3061 Modern China
  • HTS 3062 Modern Japan
  • HTS 38X3 Special Topics (with approval)
  • HTS 4061 Seminar in Asian History
  • HTS 48X3 Special Topics (with approval)