East Asian Studies Major

Description: A program that focuses on the history, society, politics, culture, and economics of one or more of the peoples of East Asia, defined as including China, Korea, Japan, Mongolia, Taiwan, Tibet, related borderlands and island groups, and including the study of the East Asian diasporas overseas. Is East Asian Studies the right major for you?
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East Asian Studies Major

What Courses Do East Asian Studies Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for East Asian Studies majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Economics
  • Foreign Language
  • History
  • Linguistics
  • Literature
  • Political Science
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