East Asian Cultural Studies, Advanced Certificate

St. John's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Queens Campus

Overview

The program in East Asian Studies seeks to provide a comprehensive and critical study of the historical, social, economic, political and cultural developments of the Asian world, both as a whole and as individual societies. To attain these ends, language courses or linguistic studies in Chinese and Japanese are provided. The program also seeks to provide intensive knowledge of the field and experience in the critical use of sources and in the presentation of research.

Advanced Certificate Program
Along with the increasing importance of Asia, there is a corresponding increase of job demand in this area. To meet this need, the Institute also offers a 15-credit Certificate program in East Asian Cultural Studies.

Certificate Programs Requirements
Post-Baccalaureate Certificates
Students interested in these certificates must possess at least a baccalaureate degree and fill out an application form through the Admission office:

  • Asian and African Cultural Studies
  • Latin American and Caribbean Studies
  • Public Administration in Government

Post Master’s Degree Certificates
Students interested in these certificates must possess at least a master’s degree and fill out an application form through the Admission
office:

  • Library and Information Science

Certificates Offered On the Way to Degree
Application for these certificates must be made within the appropriate Department:

  • International Law and Diplomacy

Department Contact
Bernadette Y. Li, Director
Institute of Asian Studies
Sun Yat Sen Hall Room 20
Queens, NY 11439
(718) 990-1657
lib@stjohns.edu

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Admission

Graduate Admission Information
Robert Medrano, Director
Office of Graduate Admission
(718) 990-2790
medranor@stjohns.edu

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