Career Preparation

Make the most of your undergraduate years

An Asian American Studies minor is useful for a range of career paths, particularly those in research, service- or advocacy-oriented and creative fields. Training in our field provides you with cultural competency skills that are an asset in dealing with a wide range of clientele or target populations. It strongly signals to prospective employers your commitment to diversity and equity.

Asian American Studies provides you with an area of specialized knowledge that will be useful in a great range of professions, including law, public policy, urban planning, international relations, human geography, education (teaching, counseling, policy), arts and arts administration, journalism, medicine, nursing, social work, psychology, business, marketing, and public relations.

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