Joni Boye-Beaman, Ph.D.
Eric Gardner, Ph.D.
SVSU offers an Asian Studies Minor and an Asian Studies Certificate. Both programs are interdisciplinary introductions to the histories, cultures, and societies of the major civilizations of the Asian region, with particular emphasis on India, China, and Japan.
SVSU enjoys close relationships with universities and businesses in India, China, Taiwan, and Japan. International Study experiences and internships are regularly available. While not required, they are strongly encouraged as integral parts of the Asian Studies program. Details concerning specific Study Abroad experiences are available from the Office of International Programs.