Putting language skills to practice in a real-world setting is key to language learners. The Department of East Asian Studies strongly encourages students to study in a Chinese-seapking country or in Japan. The UA offers a variety of study abroad programs in China, Taiwan, and Japan.
The East Asian Studies major provides graduates with a particular advantage working in an increasingly globalized world. Graduates work in every industry in the professional world including: education, business, interpretation, public relations, psychology, the sciences, arts and culture, and more. Graduates may also choose to enter law school, medical school, or a multitude of other advanced degree programs.