IMG_0542.JPGWhen you major in Asian Studies, our department is committed to helping you identify and achieve your academic goals. From your first day of class to graduation,our faculty and staff will provide you with all the information and guidance you'll need to prepare for a career or graduate school. Take advantage of the opportunities and resources available to you.

Aikido Club

Care to learn Aikido? As a member of the Aikido Club, you'll learn more than self-defense from this Japanese art. You’ll learn mental focus. 


To gain a deeper understanding of Asian culture, join the Association of Students Interested in Asia (A.S.I.A. Club). This student group meets regularly to discuss political, social, and cultural issues. 


Whether you’re interested in connecting with other Chinese students or immersing yourself in Mandarin, you’ve come to the right place. This student organization is open to all students interested in Chinese culture and language. 

Critical Language Scholarship Program

Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, the Critical Language Scholarship Program selects students to participate in fully-funded summer language institutes. Visit the Critical Language Scholarship Program.

Japan Exchange and Teaching Program

The JET Program is one of the world's largest exchange programs. Every year, it invites graduates from Furman and other universities to work as English teachers in Japanese middle and high schools. Apply to the JET program.

Vedic Center of Greenville

The Vedic Center of Greenville is a great resource for lectures, cultural celebrations, and information about Hinduism. You might even see the center's members performing in dance and music events on campus. Visit the Vedic Center of Greenville.


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