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A Major in Asian Studies



Description of Major

This major educates students about the languages, cultures, economics, history, geography, and politics of Asian countries.

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Employment Opportunities 

Asian Studies majors in recent years have pursued teaching and fellowships in Asia and gone on to graduate school. A major in Asian studies, especially when combined with another major or minor, can prepare students for positions in business, commerce, industry, journalism, politics, publishing, the social sciences, and teaching. A variety of jobs are available for Asian Studies graduates, including:


Analyst International Client Specialist
Bilingual Editor  International Relations Coordinator
Consultant to Asian Corporation Interpreter
 Director of Center for Asian Studies Journalist for Foreign Affairs
Education Marketing Administrator Marketing Associate
Embassy Personnel Nonprofit Organization Associate
English Teacher Abroad Overseas Representative
Foreign Correspondent Professional
Foreign Student Advisor Researcher
Government Agency Employee Social Work related to Asia
Immigration Agent Study Abroad Coordinator
International Business Translation Specialist