East Asian Studies

Requirements

Requirements for the Major

Number of Units

8 units, not including language courses. The 8 units may include the SIP (if undertaken as an EAS, CHIN, or JAPN program SIP).

Required Courses
A. Language courses:

For the China Track: CHIN 201, 202, 203 (or demonstrated equivalent competence)
For the Japan Track: JAPN 201, 202, 203 (or demonstrated equivalent competence)

B. Non-language courses: (4 Units)

HIST 103 Introduction to East Asian Civilizations
Three courses from among:

CHIN 225, 235; JAPN 236, 237, 238, 239;
CHIN 215, 220, 245; JAPN 215, 240, 242, 245, 250

Students are strongly encouraged to take either JAPN/SEMN 242 or CHIN/SEMN 220 as their sophomore seminar when offered.

C. Senior Seminar (1 unit)

               SEMN 495 Thinking about Nature: East and West 

Electives (3 units)

Three, non-language courses from at least two different areas below. (With written permission, students may apply one course from a six-month study abroad program or two relevant courses from a nine-month program toward the elective requirement.) Students are strongly encouraged to take at least one course specifically about the country that is not their focus. Note: students who wish to count on-campus, one-time offering courses related to East Asia that are not on the list below should consult the directors.

Literature: CHIN 225, 235; JAPN 236, 237, 238, 239
Culture: CHIN 215, 220, 245, 260; JAPN 215, 240, 242, 245, 250
Humanities: HIST 280, 282, 283, 285, 288, 289, 397; THEA 290
Arts: CHIN 215