Asian Studies Major

Intended Learning Outcomes

Students will demonstrate:

  1. interdisciplinary global perspective centered on Asia, and focused more specifically on East Asia.
  2. foundational abilities in one or more Asian languages, including proficiencies in reading, writing, listening and speaking.
  3. the ability to recognize the variety of disciplines which comprise Asian Studies and critically assess which perspectives to apply to particular interdisciplinary programs.
  4. the ability to define and implement the appropriate research strategies.
  5. the ability to listen and speak effectively in interpersonal communication and public presentations involving Asia.
  6. understanding of contemporary and traditional cultural, social and political diversity within Asia.
  7. advanced research or artistic work based on a topic related to Asia.

April 2008