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College Of Arts And Sciences
China Studies
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Why China Studies?

The China Studies program enables students majoring in other fields to pursue China-related courses relevant to their own interests, while developing knowledge and skills that will advance their educational and career goals. Drawing on the perspectives of complementary disciplines, the program offers an 18-credit minor in China Studies that covers both contemporary and historical issues. Students may also earn academic credit through study abroad opportunities.

AREAS OF STUDY:
  • Eastern Religions
  • Confucianism and Daoism
  • Intro to Asian Studies
  • China: Language and Culture

Ready to take the next step?

SAMPLE COURSES:

  • Buddhism
  • Islam in China
  • America's Wars in Asia
  • Contemporary China

ADMISSION INFO:

At least 9 credits must be taken in courses numbered 300 or higher. All courses must be completed with a letter grade of C or higher. Completion of the minor requires 18 credits.

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:

  • Interpretor
  • Expert on China Affairs
  • Policy Analyst
  • Teaching English to Speakers of Chinese

RECENT EMPLOYERS:

  • World Resources Institute
  • The German Marshall Fund of the US
  • US Legislative Branch
  • Duolingo

Interested in this Minor?

Department of Asian and Asian American Studies

Chair: Dongmei Zeng

Office: 1046 Humanities

Phone: (631) 632-7690

College Of Arts And Sciences
China Studies
Back to all Programs

Why China Studies?

The China Studies program enables students majoring in other fields to pursue China-related courses relevant to their own interests, while developing knowledge and skills that will advance their educational and career goals. Drawing on the perspectives of complementary disciplines, the program offers an 18-credit minor in China Studies that covers both contemporary and historical issues. Students may also earn academic credit through study abroad opportunities.

AREAS OF STUDY:
  • Eastern Religions
  • Confucianism and Daoism
  • Intro to Asian Studies
  • China: Language and Culture

Ready to take the next step?

SAMPLE COURSES:

  • Buddhism
  • Islam in China
  • America's Wars in Asia
  • Contemporary China

ADMISSION INFO:

At least 9 credits must be taken in courses numbered 300 or higher. All courses must be completed with a letter grade of C or higher. Completion of the minor requires 18 credits.

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:

  • Interpretor
  • Expert on China Affairs
  • Policy Analyst
  • Teaching English to Speakers of Chinese

RECENT EMPLOYERS:

  • World Resources Institute
  • The German Marshall Fund of the US
  • US Legislative Branch
  • Duolingo

Interested in this Minor?

Department of Asian and Asian American Studies

Chair: Dongmei Zeng

Office: 1046 Humanities

Phone: (631) 632-7690

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