Dec 03, 2020  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Asian Studies Program

College of Arts and Humanities
Language and Literature Bldg., room 337

    See website for how this program may be used for educational and career purposes.

Faculty and Staff

Jeffrey Dippmann, PhD

Program Faculty
Chong Eun Ahn, PhD, history
Yukari Amos, PhD, education
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

Associate Faculty
Koushik Ghosh, PhD, economics
Yong Joo Lee, PhD, finance and supply chain
Charles Li, PhD, English
Kun Liao, PhD, finance and supply chain
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)

Program Outcomes
For information on program outcomes, please go to:

Course Offerings
Frequency of course offering information can be found at the department website: or by contacting the department directly.


    Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)Minor


      Asia Studies (AST)