Concentrations: East Asian, South Asian, Chinese Language, Japanese Language
East Asian Track - Majoring in the East Asia concentration in Asian studies provides a foundation of knowledge in civilizations of East Asia, as well as the scholarly practice of Asian Studies. The program of study provides students with a multidisciplinary education in the language, culture, art, anthropology, geography, history, philosophy, political science, and sociology of East Asia. View requirements and course descriptions:Loading...
Minor in Asian Studies - A minor in Asian studies supplements an undergraduate education with an understanding of Asian languages, cultures, and literature. This multidisciplinary approach can round out a student's education while adding value to his or her undergraduate degree. View requirements and course descriptions:Loading...
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.
Mission Statement The mission of the Asian Studies Program is to offer a BA degree, Minors, and a wide variety of courses giving undergraduates the opportunity to learn about the arts, cultures, economies, geography, history, languages, politics, and societies of Asia. A comprehensive interdisciplinary program, Asian Studies provides a foundation for careers and for graduate studies, preparing individuals to be citizens of a world in which Asia plays an increasingly central role. The Asian Studies program is integral to the University's mission to internationalize the curriculum and strives to enable students to develop cultural and linguistic proficiency. William Paterson’s Asian Studies program has impressive strengths in China, Japan, and South Asia. An independent program housed in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, working closely with the Department of Languages & Cultures, Asian Studies benefits from faculty expertise in programs and departments throughout the University.
Asian Studies – BA Student Learning Outcomes
Asian Studies - Goals
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