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.

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Program Overview

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.

Languages

A major in the Asian Language and Culture program accommodates language learners of all levels for both heritage and non-heritage speakers

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