The BA in Asia studies offers students the opportunity to study East Asia, South Asia or Southeast Asia in depth through a coherent curriculum of academic study across a number of disciplines.
You can do a lot with this major! Global Studies majors go on to successful careers in international business, academics, advocacy, politics, government, publishing, the arts, research, and much more.
All liberal arts degrees help students develop their Core Career Competencies, and Global Studies majors develop specific skills that are applicable to lots of different careers..These skills include:
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Deep understanding of the institutions and processes that shape the world
Cross-cultural knowledge and understanding
Critical thinking and creative problem-solving
Ability to formulate clear and persuasive messages
Listening, clarifying, questioning and responding skills
Ability to work well independently and collaboratively
The interdisciplinary approach provides students with a variety of intellectual tools to address contemporary political, social and cultural issues in Asia and enables them to apply valuable knowledge in various academic and practical settings. Students identify which concentration (East, South or Southeast Asia) they will pursue. The concentration in South Asia includes course work on: Bangladesh India Pakistan South Asian states and societies
Programme Structure Courses include: Introduction to Asia Student Success in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences College Mathematics Natural Science - General Cultural Diversity in the U.S. Social-Behavioral Sciences South, Southeast, and East Asia in the Global Matrix Social-Behavioral Sciences
Academic Entry Requirement
Academic Requirements Freshmen must have a 3.00 grade point average (GPA) (a "B" or better where "A"=4.00) from a secondary school. Transfer students must have a minimum 2.50 GPA (a "C+" or better where "A"=4.00) from a college or university. Some ASU programs require a minimum transfer GPA of 3.00, including the W. P. Carey School of Business and Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering. Some ASU programs may have higher admission requirements and may require a minimum ACT or SAT score. Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
English Entry Requirement
This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.
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