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Program Outcomes for Asian Studies

  1. Analyze how global forces of economic, political, and cultural change affect contemporary Asian societies.
  2. Explain basic historical linkages between Asian societies, such as intra-regional cultural, social, economic, and religious interactions.
  3. Explain basic historical linkages between Asia and the world, including economic and cultural linkages, migration, and the experience of colonialism.
  4. Analyze a range of historical and contemporary issues in a specific Asian society.
  5. Identify and articulate clear positions on key debates in Asian Studies within a specific academic discipline (for example, sociology, history, political science, economics, religious studies, or international relations).
  6. Explain inter-cultural differences, and reflect thoughtfully on inter-cultural interactions, based on an inter-cultural academic or work experience (such as a study abroad experience, Dialogue, or co-op).
  7. Write clear, evidence-based analyses on a topic of research and interpret a range of data sources.