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Asian Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
South Orange, NJ, United States
About 60 percent of the global population lives in Asia, and its countries play a major role in international relations, business and environmental concerns. Students majoring in Asian Studies offered by Seton Hall University gain a deep understanding of Asia's rich history, insights into its political, economic, cultural, social and religious dynamics, and mastery of an Asian language.
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Overview

The program is excellent preparation for rewarding careers in diplomacy, international affairs, business and education. Hailed as a pioneer in Asian Studies for more than 50 years, Seton Hall's Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures has been recognized for its outstanding faculty and quality programs. There's no better place to learn about the world.

The programme

In Chinese, Seton Hall University is called "The East-West University." The name is especially fitting for our Asian Studies program. Students take 24 credits in a single Asian language - options include Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), Filipino and Japanese - along with social science, humanities and core history courses. In our small classes, you'll find engaged faculty and students, and you'll develop lifelong bonds built around learning.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • History of Modern China
  • History of Traditional China
  • Geography of Asia
  • Asian Social Life
  • Asian Politics
  • Contemporary Chinese Politics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • An application form including personal essay 
  • $55 USD application fee
  • SAT, ACT, TOEFL or IELTS scores
  • Official high school transcript (must be in English) with a credential evaluation
  • Official college transcript(s) (if applicable) with a credential evaluation
  • Counselor report and teacher recommendation
  • Application for Form I-20 (if you require a student visa)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    42920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21460 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    42920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21460 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    42920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21460 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for South Orange

  • 1702 - 4190 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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