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ARCHIVED 2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
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East Asian Studies, B.A.

For additional information and courses in this program, see East Asian Studies .

Major Requirements

The major is divided into a "Japan Track" and a "China Track." All students must finish two years (18 credit hours) in the language of their chosen region. They must complete an additional 21 credit hours focusing on various aspects of East Asian civilization.

Track Requirements

Each student must complete one of the following tracks:

Japan Track

In addition to 18 credit hours in Japanese language, one of the following:

China Track

In addition to 18 credit hours in Chinese language, one of the following:


* When topic is approved by the East Asian Studies faculty.

Study Abroad

Six credit hours in an approved program of study abroad in East Asia. Students may study at NCC's programs in Japan, Republic of China, People's Republic of China or South Korea. Students are strongly urged to continue their language training upon return from Asia.

Independent Research Project

Students finish their program with EAS 499 , an independent research project. This project examines some aspect of East Asian history, literature or religion, drawn from and building upon previous coursework and the study abroad experience.