Core courses in the major are Introduction to Asian Studies, Capstone, and Honors Thesis, complemented by classes offered by academic departments.
Asian studies students can experience other cultures firsthand through courses abroad over the January break and full semesters abroad.
Faculty and Staff
Lafayette is fortunate to have renowned professors with Asian specialties in government and law, history, religion, music, art history, and Japanese and Chinese language.
The Asian Studies Program sponsors and collaborates with other departments, programs, and student organizations to plan and host campus events, such as the AAPI Heritage Month presentations in May.