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Asian Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Boston, MA, United States
This interdisciplinary major assesses the region’s complex history and future. By majoring in Asian Studies, you’ll be poised for a career in economics, law, government, or international relations.
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Overview

This immersive major weaves together coursework that explores every aspect of the Asian experience. You’ll become an expert in the evolution of Asia from ancient times to the modern day, told through economics, history, literature, philosophy, politics, and religion. You’ll also master at least one Asian language.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Introduction to Asian Studies: Culture, People, Ideas
  • Traditional Chinese Society From 1800 to 1949
  • Chinese Food in America
  • Asian Studies Internship

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    77

    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:

    6.5

    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.

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  • 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

  • Common Application or Suffolk Application and application fee
  • Essay/personal statement
  • Official high school transcript or GED/HiSET results
  • SAT or ACT scores (non-native English speakers may submit a TOEFL/IELTS in lieu of SAT/ACT)
  • Letter of recommendation

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    48090 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 48090 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    48090 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 48090 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Boston

  • 1560 - 3240 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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