Asian Studies / East Asian Studies, Bachelor of Arts / Master of Arts
The combined baccalaureate and master’s program in Asian studies and East Asian studies is designed to provide highly-motivated students with the opportunity to complete their undergraduate and graduate degrees in five years of full-time study.
After completion of the requirements for the B.A., students enroll full time in graduate courses for the fifth year of the combined degree program. For specific requirements, please contact the program director.
In today’s global market, professionals with cross-cultural knowledge and bilingual skills are in high demand. With knowledge of the history, culture, and languages of Asia, you’ll be ready to enter just about any field. From business and law to education and the arts, special opportunities are available to those with comprehensive and critical understanding of the world’s fastest-growing region.
Our graduates have gone on to further study in doctoral and advanced professional programs both in the United States and abroad. They have also landed jobs in such diverse fields as business, administration, education, libraries, and health care. Positions held by our alumni include: professors at American, Chinese, Japanese, and Korean universities; secondary education teachers in both America and China; writers; artists; librarians; military officers; government officials; investment bankers; newspaper reporters and television anchors; travel agents; entrepreneurs; and accountants.