Minor in East Asian Studies
- Complete 9 hours related to one cultural group and 6 hours related to a second cultural group. For example, a student can complete 9 hours related to Chinese studies and 6 hours related to Japanese studies. The cultural group options are Chinese, Japanese, and Korean.
- At least 6 credits must be numbered 2000 level or above.
- Nine of the required credits must be completed at MU.
- The elementary levels of language (Japanese, Chinese, and/or Korean) may NOT be used to fulfill minor requirements.
- Intermediate-level language courses may be used to meet minor requirements.
- A minimum grade of C- is required for each course taken in the minor. A minimum cumulative GPA in all minor coursework is 2.0.
|Conversation & Composition Language Courses:|
|CHINSE 2160||Intermediate Chinese I Conversation and Composition||3|
|CHINSE 3160||Intermediate Chinese II Conversation and Composition||3|
|CHINSE 3180||Advanced Chinese I||3|
|JAPNSE 2160||Japanese Conversation and Composition||3|
|JAPNSE 3160||Intermediate Japanese Composition and Conversation||3|
|JAPNSE 3370||Intermediate Readings in Japanese||3|
|JAPNSE 3380||Intermediate Japanese II||3|
|JAPNSE 4160||Advanced Japanese I||3|
|JAPNSE 4180||Advanced Japanese II||3|
|KOREAN 2160||Intermediate Korean Language I||3|
|KOREAN 3160||Intermediate Korean Language II||3|
|Courses Taught in English:|
|CHINSE 2310||Chinese Civilization I||3|
|CHINSE 2330||Chinese Language and Culture||3|
|CHINSE 3400||Negotiating Chinese Culture||3|
|CHINSE 3300||Chinese Traditions and Global Integration||3|
|CHINSE 3320||Modern and Contemporary Chinese Fiction (in translation)||3|
|CHINSE 3880||Contemporary Chinese Film||3|
|GEOG 1200||Regions and Nations of the World II||3|
|GEOG 4770||Migration and Immigration||3|
|HIST 1830||Survey of East Asian History||3|
|HIST 1871||History of China in Modern Times||3|
|HIST 1872||Mao's China and Beyond: China Since 1949||3|
|HIST 4800||Modern China and Japan: War, Imperialism and Memory||3|
|HIST 4870||Southeast Asia Since the Eighteenth Century||3|
|HIST 4880||Chinese Migration: From Yellow Peril to Model Minority||3|
|JAPNSE 2310||Japanese Civilization I||3|
|JAPNSE 3360||Modern Japanese Literature (in Translation)||3|
|JAPNSE 3850||Traditional Japanese Theatre||3|
|JAPNSE 3880||Japan and its Cinema||3|
|KOREAN 2310||Korean Civilization I||3|
|KOREAN 2320||Korean Civilization II||3|
|KOREAN 3800||Korean Economic Development and US-Korean Free Trade Agreement||3|
|KOREAN 3890||Korean Society Through Cinema||3|
|KOREAN 4220||North Korean Politics||3|
|KOREAN 4260||The Korean Diaspora in the U.S., Japan and China||3|
|PHIL 2100||Philosophy: East and West||3|
|PHIL 4800||Asian Philosophy||3|
|REL_ST 2110||Global Religions||3|
|REL_ST 2310||Religions of China and Japan||3|
|REL_ST 3230||Buddhism and Environmental Ethics||3|
|REL_ST 3250||Buddhism in East Asia||3|
|REL_ST 4320||Introduction to Daoism||3|
|S_A_ST 2100||Philosophy: East and West||3|
|S_A_ST 3230||Buddhism and Environmental Ethics||3|
|S_A_ST 3240||Buddhism of South and Southeast Asia||3|
|Topics courses with content related to East Asian Studies are often available in the following subject areas and can be used to fulfill minor requirements: Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Philosophy, Political Science, and Religious Studies.|
- Courses required for the minor may also be used to meet the College of Arts & Science Foundation requirements.
- Minors are only awarded to undergraduate students who are simultaneous recipients of a Bachelor degree.
- Students may not earn a major and a minor in the same field. In addition, students may not earn a major emphasis and a minor in the same field.
Faculty for East Asian Studies
Associate Teaching Professor and Coordinator, Chinese: Michael Volz
Assistant Teaching Professor: Huichung Liang
Instructor: Eric Lancaster
Instructor: Chieko Kellar
Associate Teaching Professor: Seungkwon You
Office of Multidisciplinary Degrees
326H Strickland Hall