Asian Studies

Coordinator: Associate Professor Duan

The Asian Studies minor offers students an interdisciplinary program to study the history, geography, religion, languages, philosophy, economics and societies of this vast, diverse continent. Students can choose from a wide range of courses dealing with the culture and history of India, China and Japan, Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, environmental issues in Southeast Asia, contemporary politics in India/Pakistan, Asian film and literature, and Chinese geography. They can study Chinese through the advanced-low level at Elon, and can study other Asian languages through the consortium and study abroad. The university also offers a unique series of Winter Term, summer and semester abroad opportunities in India, China, Japan, Vietnam, Singapore and Bhutan.

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