Reflecting the diversity and innovative spirit of San Francisco, the program offers a wide range of courses in the history, literature, politics, business, and culture of Asian regions.
The interdisciplinary curriculum is designed to give students the flexibility and independence to pursue their passions.
Separate concentrations — humanities/social sciences and business — allow students to take courses that align with their professional or academic goals after graduation.
Program Learning Outcomes
Students completing the MAPS Program will be able to demonstrate:
- An ability to apply research tools and methods to analyze critically topics within class disciplines and contemporary interdisciplinary fields of Asia Pacific Studies
- An understanding of sociocultural histories and traditions, political and economic patterns of development, organizational practices and behaviors, and contemporary events as evidenced in the Asia Pacific region.
- Oral and written proficiency in an Asian language corresponding to the fourth semester of USF undergraduate courses, or the equivalent level in languages not taught at USF
- Practical experience in Asia-Pacific related contexts via opportunities for academic and professional development such as internships, fieldwork, conferences, symposia, public programs, class excursions and other types of experiential learning
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- Society/Culture of Asia Pac
- Early Global History
- Asia Pacific Literature/ Film
- Quantitative Methods
- Asian Business Environments
- Intl Politics of the Asia Pac
- Political Economics of Asia
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- 24 months
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DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies Ethnic Studies Sociology View 364 other Masters in Sociology in United States
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- A 3.0 GPA or higher in a bachelor's degree in any field is highly recommended. A general knowledge of the intellectual, social and cultural history of East Asia is required.
- Transcript (Academic Record)
- Statement of Purpose
- Resume or CV
- Letters of Recommendation
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International1480 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1480 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
National1480 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1480 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.