East Asian Studies

EAST ASIAN STUDIES MINOR

Required Courses: 18

Credits

Group A

 

Choose TWO or THREE courses from the following:

 

CHI

101 Elementary Chinese I

(3)

CHI

102 Elementary Chinese II

(3)

CHI

154-155 Topics from Chinese Literature in Translation

(6)

CHI

271 Intermediate Chinese I

(3)

JPN 101 Elementary Japanese I

(3)

JPN 102 Elementary Japanese II

(3)

JPN 271 Intermediate Japanese I

(3)

JPN 272 Intermediate Japanese II

(3)

JPN

154-155 Topics from Japanese Literature in Translation

(6)

Note: Students may not count the credit from CHI 101 or JPN 101 unless the corresponding 102 course is completed.

 

Group B

 

Choose THREE or FOUR courses from the following:

  

ART

220 Aspects of Asian Art

(3) 

HIS

131 Asian World

(3) 

HIS

239 Wars in the Asia-Pacific

(3) 

HIS

241 Modern China

(3) 

HIS

242 Modern Japan

(3) 

HIS

296A Barbarians and Mandarins: China’s Inner Asian Frontiers

(3) 

HIS

296B Modern East Asia in Film

(3) 

HIS

296E Tolstoy, Turks, and Taliban: Russia’s “Orient”

(3) 

HIS

296I Cultural Heritage and Service Learning in Inner Asia

(3, Travel course)

HIS

296U Bible and Gun: Christianity in China Since 1500

(3) 

HIS

296Y Non-Violent Activism in Modern Asia

(3) 

INT 196J The Sacred and the Secular in East Asia

(6)*

INT

297A Hong Kong and Bollywood: Globalization of Asian Cinema

(6) 

LIT 211F Worlds in Literature: The Asian Diaspora

(3) 

RES

202 Great Ideas in Eastern Religious Thought

 (3) 

* Students completing INT 196J may not count HIS 131 or RES 202 towards the EAS Minor.

 
Note: Other history and culture courses in the field of Asian Studies can be substituted with approval of program director.  

One course from a professional program (e.g., business, accounting) with a clearly defined focus on East Asia may be counted towards this minor with approval of the program director.

 

Total credits

 18