East Asian Studies
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). SIPS in EAS, or in the Japanese or Chinese programs should be undertaken in the spring in conjunction with the senior seminar.
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, 245, 250
Students are strongly encouraged to take a sophomore seminar related to East Asia.
C. Senior Seminar (1 unit)
EAST 490 East Asian Studies Senior Seminar
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, 245, 250
Humanities: HIST 280, 282, 283, 285, 288, 289, 397