East Asian Languages and Civilizations: Dual Language, BA

The undergraduate program in EALC offers language training and courses in the culture, history, literature, and archaeology of East Asia.  Students will focus on two of our three language offerings to study Chinese, Japanese or Korean within the major and are welcome to take content courses about multiple countries/areas.

For information about the General Education requirements, please visit the College of Arts & Sciences Curriculum page.

College General Education Requirements and Free Electives
Foundational Approaches + Sectors1 + Free Electives18
Major Requirements
Select 6 CU of Chinese, Japanese or Korean chosen from:6
CHIN 0100 and above, except for CHIN 0105, 0205, 0305, 0405, 0705, 0805
KORN 0100 and above, except for KORN 0103, 0105
JPAN 0100 and above, except for JPAN 0103, 0105
Select 6 CU in a language not already used including: CHIN 0100 or above, JPAN 0100 or above, or KORN 0100 or above6
Content Courses
Select 2 CU 'Gateway' from the following (that correspond with languages taken above):2
Introduction to Chinese Civilization
Introduction to Japanese Civilization
Introduction to Korean Civilization
Select 2 CU 'Seminars' from:2
EALC 2000-3999 with attribute AEAM
Select 2 CU 'Electives':2
Any EALC course and/or 1 additional CHIN, JPAN, KORN course to continue beyond those language CUs used above
At least 1 CU must be from an area not already focused on (if a student takes Chinese, then the breadth must be either Japanese or Korean and could be an overlap with Seminars)
Total Course Units36


Required 3.0 GPA in major courses and the following:

2 CU additional in EALC - except EALC 0020, EALC 0040, EALC 00602
EALC 4950Honors Thesis1
Total Course Units3

The degree and major requirements displayed are intended as a guide for students entering in the Fall of 2023 and later. Students should consult with their academic program regarding final certifications and requirements for graduation.