Bachelor of Arts in Asian Studies

About the Asian Studies, BA

A degree in Asian Studies opens doors to the diverse landscapes of Asia, from the towering Himalayas to the bustling streets of Tokyo. Discover the intricacies of Asian languages, religions, politics, and arts through dynamic classes that foster a global perspective. Join us and gain a deeper understanding of Asia's contributions to the world.

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Why Choose Asian Studies at CWU?

Our degree offers a world of opportunities for personal growth, cultural exploration, and professional development.

Faculty of the Asian Studies Program are renowned experts in their fields, committed to excellence in teaching, research, and community engagement. You will graduate with valuable skills and perspectives that are increasingly relevant in today's interconnected and globalized world. Whether you're interested in Asia's rich history, its economic significance, or its cultural heritage, this program is for you.

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How much does this program cost?

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Where can I find more information?

Please visit the CWU Academic Catalog for current information about admission requirements, course descriptions, learner outcomes, and credit information.

Careers and Opportunities

Asian studies provides skills for making a living and learning as a life­ long endeavor. Students who major or minor in Asian Studies have the choice of many professional opportunities, including:

  • International Business
  • Translator/Interpreter
  • Bilingual Editor
  • Market Researcher
  • Consultant
  • Immigration Coordinator
  • English Teacher Abroad
  • Logistics Specialist


Explore Your Opportunities

As a student in our Asian Studies program, you'll have the chance to not only learn about the diverse cultures, languages, and histories of the region but also experience them firsthand. Thanks to CWU's Office of International Studies and Programs, you can take part in exceptional exchange programs that will enable you to study and even teach abroad.

 Dr. Chong Euh Ahn

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Student Accomplishments

Two Asian Studies students posing with their 2022 SOURCE Awards

Nicholas Mahoney and Coy Ryan, AST winners of 2022 SOURCE awards

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