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Asian Studies

Enlighten your career path by looking back a few thousand years.

Three students sit atop the Great Wall of China
Minoring in Asian studies immerses you in the language, culture, history, religion and philosophy of the peoples of South and East Asia. You’ll graduate with a better understanding of the largest population of people in our world.

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Programs Offered


Sample Courses


  • Politics of Japan
  • Entrepreneurship in China
  • Hinduism 
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Special Admission Requirements


There are no special admissions requirements for this program.

What Sets Us Apart


You’ll get the chance to learn from faculty members from across campus, and will graduate with a comprehensive knowledge of the different facets of Asian society and culture.

Career Prospects


Asia is huge—in ways beyond physical geography— and it will continue to grow and foster some of the largest economies in the world. Whether you’re studying business, economics or literature, an understanding of Asian culture will prepare you to work in a global market.