East Asian Studies
East Asian Studies explores the cultures, history and politics of China, Japan and Korea. By studying these globally significant economies through coursework, language labs and study abroad opportunities, you’ll gain an appreciation for the region’s complex traditions, cultural resources and historic contributions to richen your future career in architecture, business, writing, education, history and more.
Minor in East Asian StudiesClick to Open
|ASIA||100||Foundations of Asian Studies|
*Study Abroad courses may be approved for substitution of this requirement with the approval of the Asian Studies Minor Advisor.
Two semesters of an East Asian Language (Chinese [Mandarin], Japanese, or Korean).
** Students must meet all prerequisites for all of the courses listed below unless waived by the instructor.
Social Sciences/Professional (select one)
|ECON||330||Economics of Developing Countries**|
|HIST||281||Survey of East Asian History**|
|HIST||317||Studies in Asian National History**|
|HIST||381||Critical Periods and Topics in Asian History**|
|POLSC||340||International Political Economy**|
|POLSC||346||Foreign Policies of Russia and China**|
|SOC||330||Globalization and Identity**|
Humanities/Arts (select one)
|COMM||380||Visual Media in Cultural Context**|
|ENG||320||Studies in Global Literatures (with special topics focus in Asia)**|
|ENG||360||Studies in Ethnic American Literatures (with special topics focus in Asia)**|
|MUSIC||312||Music of China and Japan|
|THEAT||333||Asian Drama and Dance**|
|ASIA||450||Colloquium in Asian Studies|