East Asian Area Studies, Minor

East Asian Area Studies focuses on East Asia as a region of the world and human experience, and provides an integrated curriculum drawing on the approaches of the social sciences and the humanities. The program requires relevant courses in areas including history, international relations, political science, sociology, legal studies, and East Asian arts and cultures, while maintaining high standards in language study.

With intensive language courses (4 course units) the Minor will require 8 course units.

Minor Requirements
Language Requirement
Select a minimum of 2 course units in one language: Chinese, Japanese, or Korean2
Gateway Course
Select 1 course unit in Introduction to China, Japan or Korea1
Select a minimum of 3 course units of Electives in consulation with the Major Adviser3
Select up to 2 course units of Electives in place of Language Requirement courses (Consult with Major Advisor)
Total Course Units6

The degree and major requirements displayed are intended as a guide for students entering in the Fall of 2022 and later. Students should consult with their academic program regarding final certifications and requirements for graduation.