Students who want to explore the languages and cultures of East Asia in some depth but whose primary interests lie elsewhere may choose a minor in East Asian Studies. If the following requirements are met, the student’s diploma will record the successful completion of a minor in East Asian Studies.

Requirements for the minor
 

I. A core curriculum in East Asian culture (6 semester hours; one course from at least two of the following categories): 

A. Art History and Literature

Course ID Course Title
ARTH 1310 Introduction to Asian Art: China
ARTH 1311 Introduction to Asian Art: Japan
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
RELI 1330 Asian Religions

II. The concentration in an East Asian language: 

A. Completion of 12 credit hours of upper division language and literature courses taught in the target language. 

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  Topics in Modern Chinese Literature 
CHIN 4322  Readings in Contemporary Chinese Cinema 


Or similar coursework in an approved study abroad program in an East Asian country.

B. Completion of 6 semester hours of upper division electives taught in English 

Course ID Course Title
BUSN 4364  Internationalizing Intellectual Property (also listed as CHIN 4364
CHIN 3320  The Rise of Modern China (also listed as HIST 3320
CHIN 3330  Global Business Culture (also listed as INTB 3330
CHIN 3433  Chinese Religions: Unity and Diversity (also listed as RELI 3433)
CHIN 3443   Chinese Foreign Policy (also listed as PLSI 3443)
CHIN 3363 International Business Research (also listed as INTB 3363
CHIN 3376 Contemporary Chinese Art (also listed as ARTH 3376)
CHIN 4362  International Branding (also listed as INTB 4362
CHIN 4364  Internationalizing Intellectual Property (also listed as BUSN 4364
HIST 3320  The Rise of Modern China (also listed as CHIN 3320
HIST 3324 History of Korea 
INTB 3330 Global Business Culture (also listed as CHIN 3330)
INTB 3363 International Business Research (also listed as CHIN 3363)
INTB 3396 International Business Internship (with adviser approval)
INTB 4362 International Branding (also listed as CHIN 4362)
PLSI 3331 Political Economy of the U.S., Europe, and Japan 
PLSI 3341 East Asian Security 
PLSI 3343 Chinese Foreign Policy (also listed as CHIN 3343) 
RELI 3433  Chinese Religions: Unity and Diversity (also listed as CHIN 3433
RELI 3434 Japanese Literature of the Spirit World 

When departments offer a relevant course coded under a "special topics" or "variable content" designation, the EAST Committee may approve such courses for inclusion within the major or minor. 

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  Jie Zhang, Ph.D. (Co-Director)


 

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