Students concentrating in East Asian Studies work in the areas of language and literature, history, music, philosophy, political science, and religion. Participation in an off-campus study program in China, Japan, or Taiwan is encouraged (see Off-Campus Study). In the senior year, the student is expected to complete a 2- or 4-credit interdisciplinary research project involving at least two academic disciplines.
Concentration requirements: 22 or 24 credits as follows:
Required, 22 or 24 credits as follows (at least 8 of the 16 credits from parts 2 and 3 must focus on the same region [China or Japan] as that of the language credits of part 1; at least 4 of the 16 must focus on the other region):
Part 1: Language Requirement 4 Credits
Chinese or Japanese beyond the 221 level (or equivalent)