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. The interdisciplinary approach prepares students with a variety of intellectual tools to address contemporary political, social and cultural issues in Asia and knowledge useful in various academic and practical settings. Students identify which concentration (East, South or Southeast Asia) they will pursue.
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
As the foundational core of the New American University, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences fosters educational excellence and interdisciplinary inquiry through our unique blend of programs in the humanities, natural sciences and social sciences. Our diversity and dynamism serve as an incubator for continued growth and development in any field of study, from space exploration and medicinal chemistry to historical and global studies. You will have access to choose, explore and sculpt a personalized and individually powerful learning experience suited for your desired career path. Our redefined liberal arts and sciences education will help transform you into a socially aware, critically thinking global citizen who strives to bring positive change. I want to find another Bachelor Course The concentration in Southeast Asia is especially diverse and includes: Brunei Burma/Myanmar Cambodia East Timor Indonesia Laos Malaysia the Philippines Singapore Thailand Vietnam Career Opportunities People knowledgeable Asia will be required in virtually every arena in which America interacts with the rest of the world, including: communication diplomacy food security higher education humanitarian service intelligence international organizations journalism law law enforcement military studies philanthropy technology transfer tourism trade transportation
Programme Structure Courses included: Introduction to Asia Student Success in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Across Asia Course Social-Behavioral Sciences Natural Science - General Computer/Statistics/Quantitative Applications South, Southeast, and East Asia in the Global Matrix Cultural Diversity in the U.S.
Academic Entry Requirement
Academic Requirements Complete an undergraduate admission application. ASU prefers that you apply online. Submit the nonrefundable application fee. The application fee is not a processing fee, as it is required of all students and is nonrefundable under any circumstances. Arizona residents - $50; Nonresidents - $70 Request to have your ACT or SAT scores sent directly to ASU from ACT or College Board. ACT or SAT scores are required for merit scholarship consideration and for ASU course placement. It is also required for some majors and can be helpful in the general admission process. Request transcripts from each educational institution attended. Official transcripts must be mailed or sent electronically directly to Admission Services by the records office of the issuing institution. Transcripts delivered by hand will only be accepted if they are sealed in the original high school envelope. ASU does not accept transcripts transmitted by fax. High school transcripts must show GPA and date of graduation. ASU requires an English translation of all foreign-language transcripts.
English Entry Requirement
This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.