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.

Yaaminey Mubayi '90
Yaaminey Mubayi '90: I wanted to study Asian Art, Comparative Religions, languages and Cultures and chose South Asian Studies as a major.
Yun Zhu '16: the interdisciplinary East Asian Studies minor has enriched my perspectives and enhanced my critical thinking.
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.