Dec 14, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Asian Studies Program

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College of Arts and Humanities
Language and Literature Bldg., room 100-0

Fax 509-963-1822
    See website for how this program may be used for educational and career purposes.

Faculty and Staff

Michael Launius, PhD

Program Faculty
Chong Eun Ahn, PhD, history
Yukari Amos, PhD, education
Liahna Armstrong, PhD, English
George Bellah, PhD, theatre
John Bowen, PhD, geography
Jeffrey Dippmann, PhD, philosophy and religious studies
Michael Launius, PhD, political science
Marilyn Levine, PhD, history
Joshua Nelson, PhD, Japanese language
Penglin Wang, PhD, anthropology
Bang-Soon Yoon, PhD, political science and women and gender studies

Associate Faculty
Koushik Ghosh, PhD, economics
Yong Joo Lee, PhD, finance and OSCM
Charles Li, PhD, English
Kun Liao, PhD, finance and OSCM
Yuanxia Liu, MA, Chinese language
Kenneth Munsell, MA, history
Joshua Nelson, MA, communication
Mariko Okada-Collins, MA, Japanese language
Hideki Takei, DBA, ITAM
Fen Wang, PhD, ITAM

Program Information
The Asian Studies Program is an interdisciplinary program focusing on a region currently undergoing a dramatic economic, political, and social transformation. The program provides students with a grasp of the region’s diversity while emphasizing the interactive nature of an overarching community of nations. Careers in international business, government service, and education can be augmented by preparation in Asian Studies. The program also serves as an excellent preparation for graduate study in various academic and professional fields.

Bachelor of Arts
(NOTE: Students seeking a BA degree must complete one-year college/university study or two years high school study of a single world language)


    Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)Minor


      Asia Studies (AST)

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