The Department of East Asian Studies offers a rigorous, innovative and interdisciplinary environment to learn about critical and historical approaches to the study of East Asian arts, cultures, histories, languages, literatures, media and social practices. This Minor allows you to take classes both in languages and culture.
The department is multidisciplinary and covers everything from anthropology, archeology, art history, ethnic studies, film and media studies, gender and women's studies, history and literature, to religious studies.
This unique curriculum in East Asian Studies will allow you to gain an intellectually rich, historically informed, theoretically sophisticated and materially grounded understanding of China, Japan and Korea as spaces of dynamic formation and transformation, all while developing proficiency in languages of the region.
This minor introduces students to East Asian cultures through a range of disciplines, each with their own lens and methodologies. A multidisciplinary education can prepare you for many career paths, and knowing multiple languages is an asset in any industry. You could pursue graduate studies or research in the field, or apply your knowledge to work in other areas.
You could become a professional:
- Community worker