Asian Studies

africa-mask The Asian Studies programs at the University of New Orleans are administered by the B.A. in International Studies Program (BAIS) in the College of Liberal Arts. The programs offer a host of languages, literature, history, philosophy, art, and social science courses intended to acquaint students with current and historical knowledge of the Asian region, peoples, and cultures. The programs seek to give students a basic and general understanding of this part of the world.

Students in the BAIS program may choose a concentration in Asian Studies or add the interdisciplinary minor in Asian Studies to their curriculum.

Concentration in Asian Studies

Students in the International Studies program may choose a in concentration of Asian Studies to their curriculum. A concentration in Asian Studies offers BAIS students an interdisciplinary approach to the regions, cultures, and civilizations of Asia. Upon completing course work in this concentration, students will have studied at least one Asian language and will be able to speak with confidence about the cultural, political, and economic importance of this area. Combined with the Bachelor of Arts degree in international studies, Asian studies will prepare students for careers in foreign service, international trade and business, international education, and governmental and nongovernmental agencies.

Concentration Requirements & Suggested Courses

Interdisciplinary Minor in Asian Studies

The Asian Studies minor at the University of New Orleans is a multi-disciplinary minor administered by the international studies program (BAIS) in the College of Liberal Arts. The minor offers a host of languages, literature, history, philosophy, art, and social science courses intended to acquaint students with current and historical knowledge of the Asian region, peoples, and cultures.

Requirements for Minor