Department of Asian Studies


The Asian Studies program provides an opportunity for an undergraduate education at the BA level. The program brings together highly qualified faculty and interested students from different departments of the university. Corporations need employees who understand Asia and its rapidly developing economy. The program draws on multiple disciplines to prepare students with a variety of goals for a rewarding career.

Learn more about each of our programs:

  • BA in Asian Studies - East Asian concentration
  • BA in Asian Studies - South Asian concentration
  • BA in Asian Studies - Chinese Language Track
  • BA in Asian Studies - Japanese Language Track
  • Minor in Asian Studies

A comprehensive interdisciplinary program, Asian Studies provides a foundation for careers and for graduate studies, preparing citizens for a world in which Asia plays an increasingly central role. Students acquire working competence in Chinese, Japanese, Hindi, Korean, or another approved Asian language.