Major in East Asian Studies

The East Asian Studies major requires two semesters of Chinese, Japanese, or Korean (any combination). In addition, it requires courses on East Asian literature, history, and philosophy. To see specific course descriptions, see the Undergraduate Bulletin for EAC Courses, EAS Courses, EAJ Courses, and EAK Courses.

Requirements for the Major in East Asian Studies (34 credits)

  • One introductory course from: A EAS 103, 104, 105; A EAC 170; A EAJ 170; A EAK 170
  • Language (any combination of 10 credits from the following): A EAC 101, 102, 201, 202, 301, 302, 414, 415; A EAJ 101, 102, 201, 202, 301, 302, 410, 411; A EAK 101, 102, 201, 202, 301, 302
  • One required Information Literacy course: A EAC 205, A EAJ 205, or equivalent as approved by advisor
  • Two intermediate prerequisites courses from: A EAS 261, 265, 266, 270; A EAC 210, 211, 212, 230, 260, 280, 379, 380; A EAJ 210, 212, 275, 384, 385
  • Two seminars from: A EAS 450, 468, 475, 478; A EAC 420, 430, 432, 471, 480; A EAJ 435, 438, 460, 486
  • Two 300-or 400-level electives from: any A EAS, A EAC, A EAJ, A EAK course

Note: Although we do not offer a minor in East Asian Studies, students may major in East Asian Studies and minor in Chinese, Japanese, or Korean if they choose.

Last updated May 5, 2015