East Asian Studies Minor
Hiroko Hirakawa, Department of Modern Language Studies
This minor offers an interdisciplinary approach to the culture, history and contemporary issues of the area. Acquaintance with a diverse cultural tradition broadens students’ perspectives and helps them appreciate the achievements of societies with different values and behavioral patterns. In so doing, the minor helps students better understand their own culture and fosters a critical understanding of global interdependence in the 21st century.
The minor requires a minimum of 16 credit hours (four courses).
|Select four of the the following (at least one course must be at the 300 level or above):||16|
|Asia Pacific in Modern Times|
|History of East Asia to 1800|
|Modern China in Film|
|Gender and Sexuality in Chinese History|
|China in Revolution|
|Samurai in Word and Image|
|Japan: Road to War|
|Intermediate Japanese II|
|Women in Modern Japan|
|Contemporary Japanese Society|
|Media, Gender and Nation in Japan|
|East Asian Politics|
|Asia and the World|
|China and the World|
|Spread of Buddhism Across Asia|
Total credit hours required for East Asian studies minor is 16 credits
Note: Courses taken while in China or Japan may also apply to the East Asian minor.