Learning Outcomes

  • Gain breadth of understanding of historical and contemporary Asia and the major cross-regional issues.
  • Demonstrate depth of understanding in the arts, history, religions, politics, economics, literature or social/cultural practices of one Asian country through study of primary and secondary texts, living and learning abroad, and developing proficiency in the relevant language.
  • Demonstrate proficiency with the approach and fundamentals of the methodology and theoretical paradigms associated with the relevant disciplinary approach.
  • Deploy critical research skills and analytical understanding in a rigorous capstone project that involves applying relevant methodological and theoretical approaches to original research conducted by the student.