Asian Studies

Degree Granted
Degree Level
Garden City, NY

Gain knowledge of a key world region.

Why Earn Your Minor in Asian Studies?

Rich in history and tradition, Asia is one of the most economically dynamic and politically influential areas in the world. The Asian studies minor in the College of Arts and Sciences takes a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to learning that integrates the region’s history, politics, economics, geography, anthropology, natural sciences and culture—including film, music and art. In addition to the broad-based knowledge you’ll receive, you can also experience Asia firsthand through several study abroad opportunities.

Why Minor in Asian Studies at Adelphi?

  • Students gain a broad-based knowledge that integrates Asian history, politics, economics, geography, anthropology, natural sciences, and culture, including film, art, and music.
  • Asian Studies at Adelphi goes beyond the conventional study of humanities and natural sciences.
  • Science professors take a more expansive approach: the region’s impact on early civilizations is demonstrated in the archeological research of Anagnostis Agelarakis, professor of anthropology, that shows the early development of urbanization in Southwest Asia.


* Adelphi University Career Outcomes Survey: Class of 2018
of our undergraduate and graduate students have jobs or are continuing their education within six months of graduation.
Adelphi University Career Outcomes Survey: Class of 2018

Program Info

Application Requirements

To apply for this program, submit the appropriate application requirements:

Transformative Educational Opportunities

All undergraduate students have the opportunity to apply for the following programs to expand their educational landscape:

  • The Honors College – fostering intellectual perspectives and critical skills
  • Levermore Global Scholars – preparing students to become global thinkers and leaders
  • Study Abroad – providing opportunities to experience another culture and see the world from a new perspective

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