Undergraduate

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Minor concentrations

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) - Minor Concentration East Asian Cultural Studies (18 Credits)

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) - Supplementary Minor Concentration East Asian Language (18 Credits)

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) - Minor Concentration East Asian Language and Literature (18 Credits)

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)

General information

Advising

Major Undergraduate Program Director

Gal Gvili
Office Hours: MF 8:30-9:30 and by appointment
688 Sherbrooke St. W. Room 272
Phone: 514-398-5854
Email: gal.gvili [at] mcgill.ca (Gal Gvili)

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)

Mrs. Miwako Uesaka
Office Hours: Mondays 2:45 - 3:45  or by appointment
688 Sherbrooke St. W. Room 263
Phone: 514-398-6745
Email: miwako.uesaka [at] mcgill.ca (Miwako Uesaka)

Student resources

Arts OASIS resources

Japanese language registration policy

 

Students with no prior knowledge or background in Japanese language should register in EAST 240. A placement test is not required prior to registration, however these students should fill out thePDF icon Japanese Placement Questionnaire  and hand it to the instructor during the first day of class. Students who fail to do so may not be able to remain in the course.

All students with or without any background in Japanese MUST complete the PDF icon EAS Regulations for Registration Form  and return it to the Instructor on the first day of class in September 2019. Students who fail to do so may not be able to remain in the course.

Placement tests will be administered on the first day of class in the language class the student is registered in. If you miss the placement test, you will not be able to remain in the course. As a result of the test, you may be asked to change the course. If the classes are full, the instructors of Japanese language will not be able to help you get into 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.

For summer Japanese language courses: If you have studied Japanese before, including self-study, and/or you use Japanese at home, you must contact Ms. Tomoko Ikeda, Mrs. Miwako Uesaka, or 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 September 2019.

Students who have registered in intermediate or advanced courses must take a placement test or have an interview during the first week of classes if they have not taken the next lower level course at McGill. Placement tests and interviews will be administered during the first week of class in the EAST language class the student has registered in. If students miss the placement test, 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. A placement test is not required prior to registration. These 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.

All students registered in EAST 320, with or without any background in Korean Language, must complete the PDF iconEAS Regulations for Registration Form, 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 must contact the instructor with description of your level by email: myunghee.kim [at] mcgill.ca. Depending on the level you describe, the instructor will schedule an interview with you and notify students by email of the exact date, time and location.

Based on the evaluation, instructors might recommend a change in level. 

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

Li Ka Shing Initiative

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.

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.