You will need Acrobat Reader or Microsoft Excel to view the files of course descriptions.

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From spring term 2013 (called 2134 by the Office of the Registrar), we are switching format from booklet to spreadsheet due to changes in the way course information is provided to the center.If you have any problem accesing the file, please contact Jennifer Murawski at


WILL YOU GRADUATE IN AUGUST OR DECEMBER 2013? If so, to actually receive the Asian Studies Certificate, you MUST fill out a form available from the ASC certificate adviser at a face-to-face meeting. Do this during the first two weeks of the term. Undergraduate students should contact Ms. Jennifer Murawski, Graduate students should contact Dr. Katherine Carlitz,


All certificate students are asked to schedule one annual meeting with their advisor to review your progress, update records, and review new opportunities.


For more detailed information on course descriptions and the most up-to-date listing, Pitt students and faculty should log in to, go to the Student Center Login link on the right, click Self Service, and then click Class Search or Browse the Course Catalog to find detailed information on courses and scheduling.


Questions on the above courses should be directed to Jennifer Murawski at Please be sure to stay in touch with her regarding any questions about the Asian Studies Certificate and its requirements – graduate students may wish to direct questions to Dr. Katherine Carlitz at


Updated March 25, 2014

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Asian Studies Center
University of Pittsburgh
4400 Posvar Hall
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
Phone: (412) 648-7370
Fax: (412) 624-4665