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Explore one of the oldest cultures and civilizations in the world


Degrees Offered: Major / Minor

Asian Studies has become one of the most exciting programs on campus. It is a multidisciplinary program designed for students interested in careers or graduate work in fields, where the knowledge of Asia and the ability to communicate and work in a multi-cultural setting are essential. The goal of the program is to foster the understanding and awareness of Asia that are critical to leaders and citizens of the 21st century.  As the closest US continental trading and transportation hub to Asia and with its large and growing Asian-American communities, Seattle is among the nation’s top metropolitan centers that have the deepest economic, cultural, and intellectual linkages with Asia.

In our multi-disciplinary program, you will enjoy a great range of courses offered by academic departments throughout the college.

You will gain a special expertise favored by many graduate programs and professions in today's society. The program aims to prepare you to work for different sectors, as well as for advanced studies. Your major in Asian Studies will prepare you to undertake entry-level professional jobs in the realm of Asian commerce, communication, or social justice work, or continue on to advanced studies of Asian and international studies in a variety of disciplines.

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