Study Asia from an Interdisciplinary Perspective

Our Asian Studies curriculum offers courses in fields such as politics, history, society, art, religion, philosophy and literature. You will gain the knowledge and skills to understand and intellectually engage with the countries and regions of Asia.

Areas of Study:

Academic Offerings

When you are ready to apply, submit your application online at

Our certificate programs are designed to enhance career opportunities in the public, private and nonprofit sectors. Certificates require completion of six skill-based courses, starting with basic language studies for the true beginner.

If you are interested in taking a course as a non-matriculated student, please contact the Office of Continuing Education.

Studies in Hebrew, Hindi and Korean

We offer courses to help you develop a usable proficiency in Hebrew, Hindi and Korean. With these skills, our students go on to careers in education, government, business and more. Students also use their knowledge of these languages to pursue advanced studies.

Louis Mangione, Ph.D.
347 Anderson Hall
(215) 204-8247

Michelle Pugliese
429 Anderson Hall
(215) 204-5628

Peggy Shadding
330 Anderson Hall
(215) 204-8267