The major in East Asian Studies requires a minimum of 46 semester hours listed below. 30 semester hours must include: one East Asian history course, four semester hours; East Asian Studies 400 Senior Seminar, four semester hours; eight semester hours ABOVE Chinese or Japanese 112 or equivalent; and four semester hours each from a minimum of any three of the following areas: communication economics, geography, history, literature (either in English translation or designated upper-level language courses), political science, psychology, religion, or sociology. Sixteen semester hours may be made up of electives.
(1) Twelve or more hours toward the major must be at the 300 or higher course level; this includes EAS 400 Senior Seminar.
(2) In addition to completing the course requirements and maintaining the minimum required GPA of 2.0, EAS Majors and Minors are required to attend a number of departmental colloquia (7 majors / 4 minors) offered throughout the year prior to graduation. These colloquia are designed to enrich the experience of the EAS Major and Minor.