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B.A. Degree in East Asian Studies {20-21}

B.A. Degree in East Asian Studies

Description
To receive the B.A. Degree in East Asian Studies, the student must meet the minimum university requirements and specific requirements for the program. Completion of 120 credits is required for this degree which includes the Liberal Arts and Sciences Core (42 credits).

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Ability to assess their knowledge of Asian history
  • Ability to demonstrate listening comprehension skills, writing skills, and reading skills in Japanese and Chinese.

Core Requirements ( 22 credits )

This core is required of all students who major in one of the East Asian Studies emphases: Language and Culture, Humanities, and Business. All students must complete Chinese 132 and Japanese 142. Additionally, students must complete the Chinese 101, 102, 201, 202 sequence or the Japanese 101, 102, 201, 202 sequence. Students may not count courses in more than one category; if a course satisfies the core requirements section, it may not also be used to satisfy a requirement in any of the emphases. No courses in the core requirements or the emphases may be taken pass/fail.

CHIN 132 Introduction to Chinese Culture (3)
JAPN 142 Introduction to Japanese Culture (3)

CHIN 101 Beginning Chinese I (4)
CHIN 102 Beginning Chinese II (4)
CHIN 201 Intermediate Chinese I (4)
CHIN 202 Intermediate Chinese II (4)
OR
JAPN 101 Beginning Japanese I (4)
JAPN 102 Beginning Japanese II (4)
JAPN 201 Intermediate Japanese I (4)
JAPN 202 Intermediate Japanese II (4)

Related Requirements ( 6 credits )

HUM 320 Humanities East-West required and choose one more from the list for the remaining 3 credits.

HIST 301 East Asian History I (3)
HIST 302 East Asian History II (3)
HIST 346 Modern China (3)
HIST 347 Modern Japan (3)
HUM 320 Humanities East and West (3)

Emphasis in Business

Program Requirements ( 12 credits )

Students must earn twelve credits from the following list of courses. Normally, business minors or majors will not need additional prerequisites to take these courses. Non-business majors should be aware of pre-requisites needed for these courses. 

ECON 300 Global Economic Issues (3)
FINC 340 Financial Management (3)
FINC 445 International Financial Management (3)
MGMT 260 Principles of Management (3)
MGMT 458 International Management (3)
MKTG 270 Principles of Marketing (3) 
MKTG 444 International Marketing (3)

Related Requirements ( 6 credits )

Students must take HUM 320 and must also select one additional course from the following list.

HIST 301 East Asian History I (3)
HIST 302 East Asian History II (3)
HIST 346 Modern China (3)
HIST 347 Modern Japan (3)
HUM 320 Humanities East and West (3)


Emphasis in Humanities

Program Requirements ( 4 credits )

ART 338 Non-Western Art (4)

Related Requirements ( 6 credits )

Students must take HUM 320 and must also select one additional course from the following list.

HIST 301 East Asian History I (3)
HIST 302 East Asian History II (3)
HIST 346 Modern China (3)
HIST 347 Modern Japan (3)
HUM 320 Humanities East and West (3)

Restricted Electives ( 9 credits )

Students must earn four credits from the listed history courses (students may not use courses taken previously to satisfy the related requirements section). Students must also earn five credits in advanced language/culture study in the listed Chinese, History, Humanities, Japanese, or Speech courses (students may satisfy part or all of the language/culture requirement via approved study abroad programs).

CHIN 390 Topics in Chinese Language, Literature and Culture (1-4)
CHIN 397 Independent Study in Chinese - Advanced Level (1-3)
COMM 285 Intercultural Communication (3)
HIST 220 Contemporary Asian America (3)
HIST 301 East Asian History I (3)
HIST 302 East Asian History II (3)
HIST 346 Modern China (3)
HIST 347 Modern Japan (3)
HIST 492 Senior Seminar (3-4)
HIST 497 Independent Study (1-3)
HUM 320 Humanities East and West (3)
JAPN 390 Topics in Japanese Language, Literature and Culture (1-4)
JAPN 397 Independent Study in Japanese: Advanced Level I (1-3)


Emphasis in Language and Culture

Related Requirements ( 6 credits )

Students must take HUM 320 and must also select one additional course from the list.

HIST 301 East Asian History I (3)
HIST 302 East Asian History II (3)
HIST 346 Modern China (3)
HIST 347 Modern Japan (3)
HUM 320 Humanities East and West (3)

Restricted Electives ( 12 credits )

Students must complete four credits from the listed history courses (students may not use courses taken previously to satisfy the related requirements section). Students must also complete eight credits in advanced language/culture study in the listed Japanese or Chinese courses (students may satisfy part or all of the language/culture requirement via approved study abroad programs).

CHIN 390 Topics in Chinese Language, Literature and Culture (1-4)
CHIN 397 Independent Study in Chinese - Advanced Level (1-3)
HIST 301 East Asian History I (3)
HIST 302 East Asian History II (3)
HIST 346 Modern China (3)
HIST 347 Modern Japan (3)
HIST 492 Senior Seminar (3-4)
HIST 497 Independent Study (1-3)
JAPN 390 Topics in Japanese Language, Literature and Culture (1-4)
JAPN 397 Independent Study in Japanese: Advanced Level I (1-3)