Study one or more of our nine Asian language and culture options: Cantonese, Chinese, Hindi-Urdu, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Tibetan.
BA in Asian Language and Culture
Our program encourages students to achieve a higher proficiency in one of five focus areas: China, Chinese Literature, Japanese, Korean and South Asia.
The Asian language and culture program has a larger emphasis on language competencies compared to the Asian area studies program. Our courses aim to help students understand a wide range of demanding texts in order to use language flexibly and effectively for social and professional purposes. Throughout the program, students will gain in-depth knowledge on one of our nine Asian languages offered: Cantonese, Chinese, Hindi-Urdu, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Punjabi, Sanskrit or Tibetan.