Requirements for the major

I. A core curriculum in East Asian culture

12 credit hours; at least one course from each of the following categories:

A. Art History, Cinema, and Literature

Course ID Course Title
ARTH 1310 Introduction to Asian Art: China 
CHIN 2311 Chinese Civilization 
CHIN 3312 Chinese Cinema: A Historical and Cultural Perspective 
CHIN 3313 Cities of Strangers: Trans-Cultural Chinese Cinema 
EAST 2315 East Asian Heroes


B. Civilization and History 

Course ID Course Title
CHIN 2311 Chinese Civilization
HIST 1320  History of China 
HIST 1324 Modern East Asia 


C. Philosophy and Religion 

Course ID Course Title
PHIL 1302 Introduction to Asian Philosophy
CHIN 3428 The Philsophies of China (also listed as PHIL 3428)
EAST 2316 The Folk Ecology of Fengshui
PHIL 3428 The Philosophies of China (also listed as CHIN 3428)
RELI 1330 Asian Religions

II. The concentration in Chinese studies: 

A. Completion of 21 credit hours of upper division Chinese language and literature courses taught in Chinese. 

Course ID Course Title
CHIN 3401  Advanced Chinese I
CHIN 3402  Advanced Chinese II 
CHIN 4130  Global Business Culture 
CHIN 4310  Advanced Conversation and Composition I
CHIN 4311 Advanced Conversation and Composition II
CHIN 4321  Readings in Modern Chinese Literature 
CHIN 4322 Readings in Contemporary Chinese Cinema 
CHIN 4351  Classical Chinese 
CHIN 4390  Reading and Conference 
CHIN 4391  Selected Topics 
LAC 3114 Zhongguo Gudai Sixiang (Classical Chinese Thought)

or the equivalent study abroad coursework in Chinese. 

B. Completion of 9 credit hours of upper division electives. At least one course must be taken from each of the following categories. Courses not focused solely on China must contain at least one-third of their content on the subject of China. 

  1. Art History, History, Political Science, and Religion 
Course ID Course Title
ARTH 3466 Contemporary Chinese Art (also listed as CHIN 3466)
CHIN 3320  The Rise of Modern China (also listed as HIST 3320
CHIN 3433  Chinese Religions: Unity and Diversity (also listed as RELI 3433
CHIN 3343  Chinese Foreign Policy (also listed as PLSI 3343
CHIN 3366 Governance and Public Policy in Contemporary China (also listed as PLSI 3366 and URBS 3366)
CHIN 3466 Contemporary Chinese Art (also listed as ARTH 3466)
HIST 3320  The Rise of Modern China (also listed as CHIN 3320
HIST 3324  History of Korea 
HIST 4420  Seminar in Asian History 
PLSI 3341 East Asian Security 
PLSI 3343  Chinese Foreign Policy (also listed as CHIN 3343
PLSI 3366 Governance and Public Policy in Contemporary China (also listed as CHIN 3366 and URBS 3366)
RELI 3413  Religion and Science in Asia 
RELI 3432  Buddhist Ecology 
RELI 3433  Chinese Religions: Unity and Diversity (also listed as CHIN 3433
  1. Business and Economics
Course ID Course Title
CHIN 3367  Comparative Views of Modern China (also listed as BUSN 3367, ECON 3367, and URBS 3367
BUSN 3367  Comparative Views of Modern China (also listed as ECON 3367, CHIN 3367, and URBS 3367
BUSN 4130  Quanqiu Shangwu Wenhua-Zhong-Mei Jiaodian (Global Business Culture) 
BUSN 4364  Internationalizing Intellectual Property (also listed as CHIN 4364
CHIN 3330  Global Business Culture (also listed as INTB 3330
CHIN 3363  International Business Research (also listed as INTB 3363
CHIN 4130  Quanqiu Shangwu Wenhua-Zhong-Mei Jiaodian (Global Business Culture) (also listed as BUSN 4130
CHIN 4362  International Branding (also listed as INTB 4362
CHIN 4364  Internationalizing Intellectual Property (also listed as BUSN 4364

III. Completion of at least one semester abroad in a Chinese-speaking country.

 

IV. University requirements:

Completion of all other required elements of the Pathways curriculum and at least 120 credit hours.

How to apply


Full acceptance is granted if the following requirements are met at the time of application: 

  1. Completion of the fourth semester of an East Asian language, or its equivalent, with a grade of C or better. 
  2. Completion of the East Asian Studies core curriculum with grades of C or better. 

Provisional acceptance may be granted if it is apparent that an applicant can meet the requirements for full acceptance by the end of the semester in which application is made. 

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  Stephen Lee Field, Ph.D. (Co-Director)
  Jie Zhang, Ph.D. (Co-Director)


 

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