Undergraduate

Program options:

Minor concentrations in East Asian Studies (18 credits):

Minor Concentration East Asian Cultural Studies: [program medium BA X EAC8 MINOR]

Supplementary Minor Concentration East Asian Language: [program medium BA X SEA8 MINOR]

Minor Concentraion East Asian Language and Literature: [program medium BA X EAL8 MINOR]

Major concentration

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) - Major Concentration East Asian Studies (36 Credits)

Honours

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) - Honours East Asian Studies (60 Credits)

Joint Honours

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) - Joint Honours Component East Asian Studies (36 Credits)

 

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Major Undergraduate Program Director

Gal Gvili
Office Hours: Tuesday or Thursday 11:00 - 12:00
688 Sherbrooke St. W. Room 272
Phone: 514-398-5854
Email: gal.gvili [at] mcgill.ca (Gal Gvili)

Office hours: By appointment

Minor Program Advisors

Mrs. Myung Hee Kim
Office Hours: Tuesdays from 11:00 - 12:00 or by appointment
688 Sherbrooke St. W. Room 255
Phone: 514-398-5872
Email: myung.kim [at] mcgill.ca (Myung Hee Kim)

Office hours: T. 10:00-11:00 a.m., or by appointment

Mrs. Miwako Uesaka
Office Hours: Monday 12:30- 2:00 or by appointment
688 Sherbrooke St. W. Room 263
Phone: 514-398-6745
Email: miwako.uesaka [at] mcgill.ca (Miwako Uesaka)

Office hours: M. 1:45-3:00

 

Japanese language registration policy:

A placement test prior to regsitration is not required.  A placement test will be administered on the first day of class in the language course the student has registered in.  If you miss the placement test, you may not be able to remain in the course.

Students with little or no prior knowledge can register for EAST 240. If you have taken a Japanese course at McGill, you can register for the next level. Based on the results of the placement test, instructors might recommend a change in level. We do not guarantee, however, that places will be available in the suggested course/level.

If you need consultation, you can send e-mail to one of the instructors. (Please note that they may not be available during the summer.)

All students with or without any background in Japanese MUST complete and submit thPDF icon EAS Regulations for Registration Form and Japanese Placement Questionnaire and submit to the Instructor on the first day of class in the Fall. Students who fail to do so may not be able to remain in the course.

For the Fall 2020 semester : A placement test is not required prior to registration. Your course instructor will contact you about the first class and placement test before the first day of class.

For summer Japanese language courses: If you have studied Japanese before, including self-study, and/or you use Japanese at home, you must contact tomoko.ikeda [at] mcgill.ca (Ms. Tomoko Ikeda)miwako.uesaka [at] mcgill.ca (Mrs. Miwako Uesaka), or yasuko.senoo [at] mcgill.ca (Ms. Yasuko Senoo) before registering for the summer course.

Chinese language registration policy:

Students with no prior or little knowledge of Chinese should register in EAST 230. A placement test is not required prior to registration. These students must fill out the PDF icon EAS Waiver Form and submt it to the instructor during the first day of class. Students who fail to do so will not be able to remain in the course.

All students with or without any background in Chinese Language must complete the PDF icon EAS Regulations for Registration Form and return it to the instructor on the first day of class in the Fall semester.

Students who have registered in EAST 330, EAST 430, EAST 530, EAST 491 or EAST 535 must take a placement test or have an interview if they have not taken the next lower level course at McGill. Placement tests will be given on the first day of class.  Placement interviews, if necessary, will be administered by appointment during the first week of class.  If students miss the placement test or interview, they will not be able to remain in the course.  Based on the results of the placement test, instructors might recommend a change in level. We do not guarantee, however, that places will be available in the suggested course/level.

Korean language registration policy:

Students with no prior or little knowledge of Korean should register in EAST 220. No placement test or interview are required prior to registration. All students should complete the PDF icon EAS Waiver Form and hand it to the instructor during the first week of class. Students who fail to do so may not be able to remain in the course.

Students who successfully completed EAST 220 with a grade of "C" or better and wish to register in EAST 320, should do so without placement test.

All students registered in EAST 320, with or without any background in Korean Language, must complete the PDF icon korean_language_regulations_2020_final.pdf, and return it to the Instructor on the first day of class. Students who fail to do so may not be able to remain in the course.

Students with background in Korean:

If you have studied Korean before, including self-study, and/or you use Korean at home, you can register in the course which seems appropriate to your level, but you must contact the instructor with a description of your level of Korean by email: myunghee.kim [at] mcgill.ca. Depending on the description, the instructor may suggest a change of the course you registered in or will schedule an interview with you to assess your level.

All students must complete the PDF icon korean_language_regulations_2020_final.pdfand return it to the Instructor on the first day of class. Students who fail to do so may not be able to remain in the course.

Korean Language Summer courses:

If you have studied Korean before, including self-study, and/or you use Korean at home, you must contact myunghee.kim [at] mcgill.ca (Ms. Myunghee Kim) before registering for the summer course.

Study Away:

Please follow the procedures outlined on the OASIS (Arts Advising) website

Once your study away activity has been approved by your Department Advisor/Academic Unit, a travel registry form (only for international activity) will be created on Minerva.

Students planning to register at a university outside of Québec, must see a Department Advisor PRIOR to leaving for their study away. Retroactive credit will not be approved upon return from studies. Provide your advisor with detailed course descriptions, course syllabi, including methods of evaluation and reading lists.

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