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Asian Languages & Literature

The Department of Asian Languages and Literature offers instruction in the principal languages and literatures of Asia, including East, Southeast, and South Asia. The Department provides instruction in ten Asian languages; emphasis is placed on the roles of these languages within the cultures they serve as well as on linguistic, textual, and literary analysis.  The Department also strongly encourages its students to study abroad to foster understanding between Asia and the rest of the world.

Degrees offered: Bachelor of ArtsMaster of Arts, PhD, with specialization in Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and South Asian languages and literatures.