Upon graduation, a student will be able to:
Major-Specific Areas of Knowledge
- Identify and interpret important ideas, assumptions, and debates that are central to the study of Asia and the Middle East.
- Develop an interdisciplinary approach to understanding and engaging in discussions about issues in the field of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies.
Accessing Academic Community/Resources
Comprehend, digest, and analyze scholarly works with attention to the author's thesis, methodology, structure of argument and use of evidence.
- Develop skills of critical analysis that are broadly transferable.
- Analyze issues with a variety of tools and approaches from a range of disciplines
Conduct a substantial academic inquiry about a focused research question, demonstrating a depth of understanding of a research area, the mastery of relevant methods, and a capacity to generate substantive results in the form of a senior thesis.