2022-2023 Catalog 
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2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Asia Pacific Studies, Humanities/Social Sciences Concentration, MA

Our curriculum explores the cultures, economics, histories, literatures, philosophies, politics, and religions of China, Japan, Korea, the Philippines, Vietnam, and other countries. Emphasizing the transition from traditional to modern societies - and the emergence of the global Asia Pacific in the 21st century - students pursue subjects of interest while developing skills and knowledge critical to this region. Students select a Humanities/Social Sciences or Business concentration, and fulfill an integral Asian language component.

Program Learning Outcomes

Please see the Asia Pacific Studies, MA .

Major Requirements (28 units)

Asia Pacific Studies Required Courses (16 units)

Language Proficiency

Students are required to show proficiency in an Asian language at the 4th semester level. Students with competence in an acceptable Asian language have some flexibility in how they meet the requirement for 4th semester proficiency.

Qualified students may pursue one or more of the following options:

  • Continued study of their target language.
  • Study of another Asian language.
  • Verify language proficiency through a placement score, interview, and/or undergraduate transcripts with satisfactory grades or equivalent coursework.

Humanities/Social Sciences Concentration Requirements (12 units)