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The BA degree program in Asia studies offers students the opportunity for in-depth study of East Asia, South Asia or Southeast Asia through a coherent curriculum of academic study across a number of disciplines. The transdisciplinary 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.
The Asia studies degree program with a concentration on South Asia includes coursework covering:
Asia Studies (South Asia) (BA)
Liberal Arts & Sciences, College of
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People knowledgeable about Asia will be required in virtually every arena in which the U.S. interacts with the rest of the world, including:
Students who complete this degree program may be prepared for the following careers. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions. Career examples include but are not limited to:
|Business Intelligence Analysts||3.3%||$83,410|
|Criminal Investigators and Special Agents||-1.2%||$79,870|
|Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary||15.1%||$68,950|
|General and Operations Managers||7.1%||$97,270|
|Investment Fund Managers||3.9%||$105,060|
|Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists||18.6%||$61,290|
|Military Officer Special and Tactical Operations Leaders, All Other|
|Museum Technicians and Conservators||5.2%||$39,940|
|Reporters and Correspondents||-8.5%||$36,000|
|Public Relations and Fundraising Managers||7.1%||$101,510|
|Interpreters and Translators||28.7%||$43,590|
* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).