Langara College

Asian Studies

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Program Information

School:Langara College
Faculty:Humanities & Social Sciences
Degree:Diploma; University Transfer
Field of Study:Asian Studies/Civilization
Description:The Asian Studies Program is unique in Canada. Beginning in 1983, it was the first two-year program in a Canadian community college to focus on the Asia-Pacific region. Having evolved substantially, the program is currently designed for university-transfer students who seek a better understanding of the cultures of the Asia-Pacific region.

The courses and seminars that give students in-depth insight into the cultures of China, Japan, and Southeast Asia. South Asia and BC Asian societies are also surveyed in some courses. Students who take Asian Studies courses are very well prepared for transfer to Asian Studies and other social science departments in university.
URL:Asian Studies at Langara College
Length:2 Year(s)

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Applicants are required to have successfully completed a BC secondary program (Grade 12) or the equivalent, or be at least 19 years of age by the first day of the first semester of attendance, or have successfully completed an A.B.E. (Adult Basic Education) or G.E.D. (General Educational Development) program. Applicants must also meet the category 3 English Language Requirement.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on August 01, 2020