Program Details

China has emerged as an economic, cultural and political powerhouse. The Institute of Asian Studies at St. John’s offers a Mast
Location:
Queens Village, United States
Program Type:
Full Degree
Degree Level:
Undergraduate Certificate
Specialty:
Asian Studies

Program Overview

Program Description:
China has emerged as an economic, cultural and political powerhouse. The Institute of Asian Studies at St. John’s offers a Master of Arts degree program in Chinese Studies that provides students with a comprehensive knowledge of Chinese language and civilization. Through the 33-credit program, students build their Chinese language skills while gaining a solid foundation in the history and culture of China. Graduates of the program are equipped for careers in education, research, or governmental and non-governmental agencies. The program has two options: a thesis option, which requires the completion of 33 credits, six of which include master’s research and a written thesis; or a non-thesis option, comprising 33 credits including one of the following courses—ASC 102 (“Great Books from China”) or ASC 300 (“Introduction to Source Materials on China”). Students also complete 12 credits in Chinese language courses (for non-native speakers) and a comprehensive exam.

Additional Program Information

Accreditation:
Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

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