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Tehran Singapore Jeddah HongKong
Tehran, Iran Singapore City, Singapore Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Hong Kong, China

Why Study About Asia

• Asia is home to half the world's population.

• Studying the culturally and historically diverse areas of Asia provides opportunities for students to discover new global perspectives.

• Economic transformations in Asia have reshaped our global economic and political environment.

• Knowledge of Asia combined with other disciplines enhances employment prospects and possibilities of working internationally.

Career Opportunities

Students who complete an Asian Studies Minor often work in the following types of fields:

• Foreign Service of the U.S. Department of State.

• Criminal Justice

• International companies and organizations

• Journalism/Mass Comm. with international focus.

• Education/Academia

• English language teaching abroad

• Information Systems/ Libraries

• Museums

• Non-profit organizations

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