What will I learn?

The Asian Studies programs at the University of New Orleans are administered by the B.A. in International Studies Program (BAIS) in the College of Liberal Arts. The programs offer a host of languages, literature, history, philosophy, art, and social science courses intended to acquaint students with current and historical knowledge of the Asian region, peoples, and cultures. The programs seek to give students a basic and general understanding of this part of the world.

Students in the BAIS program may choose a concentration in Asian Studies or add the interdisciplinary minor in Asian Studies to their curriculum.

Concentration in Asian Studies

Students in the International Studies program may choose a in concentration of Asian Studies to their curriculum. A concentration in Asian Studies offers BAIS students an interdisciplinary approach to the regions, cultures, and civilizations of Asia. Upon completing course work in this concentration, students will have studied at least one Asian language and will be able to speak with confidence about the cultural, political, and economic importance of this area. Combined with the Bachelor of Arts degree in international studies, Asian studies will prepare students for careers in foreign service, international trade and business, international education, and governmental and nongovernmental agencies.

Which department am I in?

College of Liberal Arts, Education and Human Development

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
US$14,190.00 per year
I-20 Amounts: USD $15,797

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

Expected October 2021

Start date

26 January 2022

Venue

College of Liberal Arts, Education and Human Development

242 Bicentennial Education Center,

University of New Orleans, 2000 Lakeshore Drive,

NEW ORLEANS,

Louisiana,

70148, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have a high school qualification and achieved at least a 2.5 core GPA, as calculated by UNO Admissions.

For international students

Students must have a high school qualification and Must have achieved at least a 2.5 core GPA, as calculated by UNO Admissions. English Language Scores: TOEFL 70; IELTS 6.0, Duolingo English Test – Minimum 95.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About The University of New Orleans

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  • No. 1 university in Louisiana for ethnic diversity
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