The Asian Studies Lynk: Classroom to Career

Language Skills and Cross-Cultural Awareness

The Asian Studies majors and minors are provided with exciting opportunities and strongly encouraged to study, intern, and conduct research in Asia or about Asia. The combination of on-campus and off-campus learning is helpful for enhancing students’ Asian language skills and deepening their cultural awareness of Asia, better preparing them for graduate study and laying a solid foundation for future career.

Olivia Griffen with Camel
Olivia Griffin '13: everyone assured me, “your undergrad major doesn’t matter" but I am absolutely sure I chose the right major in Middle Eastern Studies.
Anna Lee White '15: The Barbara Yen Sun Prize funded my research in New York among the largest Tibetan community in the US.
Mengjia Wan studying karate in Tokyo.
Mengjia Wan '14: during my study abroad in Tokyo, I listened to Japanese people's views on Japan's society, culture and foreign relations.