Asian Studies

Why Study Asian Studies at Elms College?

The 18-credit minor in Asian studies enables you to further your knowledge of this important region of the world through the study of language, culture, history, and religion.

This interdisciplinary minor provides a foundation for students to explore issues in areas such as politics, business, and education through a more global perspective, making it an ideal compliment to either a professional or liberal arts major.

Elms College is the only member of the Cooperating Colleges of Greater Springfield to offer an Asian studies minor.

What Can You Do With an Asian Studies Degree?

Students may pair the Asian studies minor with a major in education, business, or any other career that will be aided by knowledge of this important region.

What's the Next Step?

Take a look at the curriculum for our program, contact us to learn more, or sign up for a campus visit. Ready to apply? You can do it online:

The Common Application    



Humanities and Fine Arts
Tom Cerasulo, Ph.D.
Professor of English