MSU students interested in Asia can pursue the GLAS major with a concentration in Asian Studies. The GLAS major in the College of Social Science can be pursued by itself or along with another disciplinary minor or major. Students interested in the GLAS major should contact Nicolas Gisholt, firstname.lastname@example.org.
East Asian Languages and Cultures Major
The Department of Linguistics and Languages at MSU also offers the East Asian Languages and Cultures major with emphasis in either Chinese or Japanese. Students interested in majoring in East Asian Languages and Cultures should contact the Department of Linguistics and Languages.
Asian Studies Specialization
The Asian Studies Specialization provides an opportunity for students to take courses across a wide variety of disciplines with Asia as the focus of study. Students may earn the Asian Studies Specialization in addition to any MSU major. Successful completion of the specialization is recorded on the student's academic transcript at graduation.
Students interested in the Asian Studies Specialization should review the brochure above, complete the application form and specialization check sheet, and contact The Asian Studies Center, email@example.com, for an appointment.
Beginning in fall 2010, the Asian Studies Center will support the advanced study of Asian Languages by MSU undergraduates through Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships. FLAS fellowships will be awarded to undergraduate students enrolled in programs combining the advanced study of a modern Asian language (third year and above) with study in an academic or professional area with an Asia focus.
Click here for more information on the requirements of and the application process for the FLAS fellowship.
The Office of Study Abroad offers a variety of study abroad programs in Asia, including the following: