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AMES Academic Advisor
Claudia Hasegawa
220A Folwell Hall

Students wishing to declare a major or minor in Asian and Middle Eastern Studies can begin by filling out the electronic form listed below or making an appointment with the undergraduate advisor, Claudia Hasegawa. Claudia will look over previous and transfer coursework and guide students through the process of declaration.

Claudia is also able to answer questions about:​

  • Course selection
  • Academic interests and long-term goals
  • Directed study
  • Petitions to use coursework from other departments
  • Extracurricular learning and engagement
  • University policies and procedures
  • Learning abroad
  • Campus support resources
  • Student transfer work fulfilling major/minor requirements

Declare a Major

To declare, call, email, or drop-in with Claudia to set up an appointment. Declared AMES majors can shedule appointments online at

Declare a Minor

Click here to fill out a form to declare a minor in Asian and Middle Eastern Studies.
Students may also email a request to Claudia Hasegawa after successful completion of one minor course. This does not require an appointment, but you may make one.
Learn more about majoring or minoring in AMES:
  • BA in Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

  • Minor in Asian and Middle Eastern Studies