University of British Columbia

Course Details

Bachelor of Arts in Asian Area Studies

Course Description

Asian Area Studies introduces you to the history and culture of a variety of Asian societies. You can explore literary and religious traditions, as well as gender relations in Asian cultures. Language instruction courses are offered in Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Sanskrit, Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi, and Indonesian.

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Career outcomes

An advanced level of reading, writing, speaking, and listening in Chinese, Hindi, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Punjabi, Sanskrit, or Urdu. An in-depth understanding of the culture, literature, art, religion, and philosophies of South, Southeast, and East Asia. A deep understanding of cultural diversity and global affairs.

Bachelor of Arts in Asian Area Studies University of British Columbia