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College Of Arts And Sciences
Asian & Asian American Studies
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Why Asian & Asian American Studies?

Increase your knowledge of Asian cultures and gain skills that can be applied to many different careers! Our Asian and Asian American Studies major offers an interdisciplinary curriculum for the study of Asian culture, languages, and diaspora (i.e. Asian American and Asian migrant experiences). Among our faculty are internationally-recognized scholars in linguistics, cultural studies, philosophy, and religious studies who work closely with students both in and outside the classroom by providing opportunities for research and internship.

AREAS OF STUDY:
  • Asian Philosophy and Religions
  • Literature, Arts, and Culture of Asia
  • Society and Contemporary Issues
  • Region and Language

Ready to take the next step?

SAMPLE COURSES:

  • Intro to Asian American Fiction and Film
  • Confucianism and Daoism
  • Religion in Ancient Mesopotamia
  • Women in U.S.-Asian Relations

ADMISSION INFO:

As a non-restricted major, there are no additional admission requirements for this program. Please review the general admission criteria related to how you are applying.

After Graduation

Your college decision isn't really about the next four years. We get it. It’s about what doors are opened by your degree and whether those opportunities are what you had envisioned for yourself. Nearly 95% of SBU grads go to professional or graduate school. Here's a snapshot of what life after graduation looks like for some of them.

CAREER OPTIONS:

  • Translator/Interpreter
  • Human Rights Advocate
  • Political Consultant
  • Teaching

RECENT EMPLOYERS:

  • Shapiro Auctions
  • US Department of State
  • American Enterprise Institute
  • Penn State University

Interested in this Major?

Department of Asian and Asian American Studies

Chair: Agnes He

Office: 1046 Humanities

Phone: (631) 632-7690

College Of Arts And Sciences
Asian & Asian American Studies
Back to all Programs

Why Asian & Asian American Studies?

Increase your knowledge of Asian cultures and gain skills that can be applied to many different careers! Our Asian and Asian American Studies major offers an interdisciplinary curriculum for the study of Asian culture, languages, and diaspora (i.e. Asian American and Asian migrant experiences). Among our faculty are internationally-recognized scholars in linguistics, cultural studies, philosophy, and religious studies who work closely with students both in and outside the classroom by providing opportunities for research and internship.

AREAS OF STUDY:
  • Asian Philosophy and Religions
  • Literature, Arts, and Culture of Asia
  • Society and Contemporary Issues
  • Region and Language

Ready to take the next step?

SAMPLE COURSES:

  • Intro to Asian American Fiction and Film
  • Confucianism and Daoism
  • Religion in Ancient Mesopotamia
  • Women in U.S.-Asian Relations

ADMISSION INFO:

As a non-restricted major, there are no additional admission requirements for this program. Please review the general admission criteria related to how you are applying.

After Graduation

Your college decision isn't really about the next four years. We get it. It’s about what doors are opened by your degree and whether those opportunities are what you had envisioned for yourself. Nearly 95% of SBU grads go to professional or graduate school. Here's a snapshot of what life after graduation looks like for some of them.

CAREER OPTIONS:

  • Translator/Interpreter
  • Human Rights Advocate
  • Political Consultant
  • Teaching

RECENT EMPLOYERS:

  • Shapiro Auctions
  • US Department of State
  • American Enterprise Institute
  • Penn State University

Interested in this Major?

Department of Asian and Asian American Studies

Chair: Agnes He

Office: 1046 Humanities

Phone: (631) 632-7690

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