在科欧校区的东四方

亚洲研究


为什么要在科欧大学研究亚洲?

  • 来自亚洲的朋友! During most academic years Coe has from 20 to 35 exchange students from Coe’s two exchange programs in Japan, Waseda University in Tokyo and Nagoya Gakuin University in Nagoya. These students are a great resource for Coe students who wish to study Japanese language, or have lots of friends in Japan when they do study abroad.  
  • Coe also has many Asian four year international students and one year exchange students from countries like 中国, Korea and Nepal and a very active international club. You will be ready to travel the region upon graduation! 
  • Affordable study abroad opportunities!  Students can study (in English) for one semester, 或者是一年, 在日本的大学, 韩国, 中国, 泰国和越南. Direct exchange programs cost no more than a semester or year at Coe, save for travel to the host country.  Moreover, Coe financial aid is fully transferable for these programs.
  • Coe also has its own semester study abroad experience called Asia Term. 额外费用, students can spend a spring semester in Asia under the supervision of Coe faculty members.  Locations vary, but usually involve long visits to 泰国和越南.
  • Students can also have opportunities to travel to Asia with Coe faculty members to take courses during May Terms in Asia. Students receive a free credit for the first of these course and pay only travel expenses. In recent years faculty have taught May Term courses in Thailand, Vietnam, Korea and Japan. 

为什么亚洲研究?

  • Since 1989 Asia has consistently been the most economically dynamic part of the world. 在第一个十年里, Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Member Economies generated nearly 70 percent of global economic growth and the APEC region consistently outperformed the rest of the world, even during the Asian financial crisis. 
  • Asia includes some of the world's major sources of conflict (for example in Kashmir, 阿富汗, 台湾海峡, the South 中国 Sea and the inter-Korean border). A number of Asian states have a nuclear capability. Asian countries have always played a major part in the working of the UN and iconomits various bodies.
  • Asia has had an impressive 历史 that has fascinated those of us in the West since the days of Marco Polo. 对于大多数古代的, medieval and early modern 历史, 最大的城市, the longest life expectancies, the highest rates of literacy and the highest level of scientific achievement often were found in Asia.
  • Asia is home to many of the world’s great religions including Buddhism, Daoism and Islam.  Confucianism is, and has been, one of the world’s most influential schools of philosophy.
  • 流行文化! More and more Coe students have become fans of the music, 电影, 电视, 文学, 日本漫画和动画中很明显的看出来, 总部设在亚洲. 科有一个活跃的御宅俱乐部.
  • Asian culture in America has become more pervasive and Asians' acclimation more complete than that of other immigrants. Whether it is the culture that has become more accepted and fascinating to Americans or the individuals themselves have better acclimated to American culture is examined in Contexts magazine (Winter 2004).

The Asian studies major is designed to acquaint students with the great cultures and societies of Asia, and with the region of the world that is driving economic growth. The major is interdisciplinary and encourages students to take courses in the areas of art 历史, 外语, 经济学, 历史, 文学, political science and religion. Travel and intensive study in the region is an integral part of Coe's Asian studies program.

贾丝廷便

贾丝廷便“17

贾丝廷便“17 graduated with a double major in 电影 studies and Asian studies, with a minor in creative writing. 她在科欧的时候, she was a Writing Center consultant, English as a Second Language (ESL) tutor, 国际俱乐部会员, member of Mortar Board and participated in Coe’s Asia Term. She received a prestigious Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship grant to teach in 韩国.