Academic programs

Degree programs

Bachelor of Arts Degree

Students at the University of Washington may work toward a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Asian Studies, Southeast Asia concentration. The degree is earned through the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies.

Minor in Southeast Asian Studies

Students may choose to minor in Southeast Asian studies while majoring in another area.

Master of Arts Degree

The Master of Arts program in Southeast Asian Studies offers students a framework within which to carry out the interdisciplinary study of the peoples and nations of insular and mainland Southeast Asia. Graduate students can also specialize in Southeast Asian Studies while pursuing a Master’s ┬áin another academic department.

Ph.D. Degree

Graduate students can also specialize in Southeast Asian Studies while pursuing a Ph.D. in another academic department (such as History, Anthropology, Gender and Women’s Studies, Geography, Comparative Literature, and others). Within the framework of departmental requirements, they can focus study and research on issues within Southeast Asia.

Others may choose to pursue a Ph.D. in International Studies through the Jackson School of International Studies.