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2012-2013 Academic Catalog 
2012-2013 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

East Asian Studies Concentration

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East Asian Studies


Scott Cook

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.

Required, 22 or 24 credits

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)

Part 4: 2 or 4 Credits

Two or four credits of a senior interdisciplinary project involving research in at least two disciplines


No course can be counted toward more than one concentration requirement.

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