Cross-Cultural East Asian Studies (Minor)
The minor in cross-cultural East Asian studies is designed for students wishing to develop a broad, multi-disciplinary understanding of the cultures of East Asia (China, Korea, Vietnam, and Japan.)
Students interested in this minor must complete a “Declaration of Major/Minor” form, which can be obtained at the One Stop or from the Asian Studies office (Wheatley, 6-037). For more information, students should consult with a faculty member in their area of interest.
The minor has a seven-course minimum. Only one of those seven can be doubled counted towards another major or minor. Only one of the minimum seven courses may be taken pass-fail. Students must maintain a 2.0 average in the minor.
- Seven course minimum
- Only one of these seven courses can be double-counted towards another major or minor.
- Only one of the minimum seven courses may be taken pass-fail.
- Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.0 to enroll in the minor, and maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0 across all courses counting toward the minor.
- No more than two 100-level courses, including one of the following introductory courses:
- Asian/Hist 160L East Asian Civilizations I
- Asian/Hist 161L East Asian Civilizations II
- At least two courses must be at or above the 300-level or above.
- Six non-language electives in East Asian studies
*Completion of two semesters of study in a single East Asian language can count as one of the six elective courses required in this minor.
Requirements for students wanting to count language courses toward this cross-cultural minor will be:
- One introductory course
- Two language courses in a single East Asian language
- Five other non-language electives