East Asian Studies Minor

Requirements

Required Courses: (18 Credits)

Group A

Choose TWO or THREE courses from the following:
CHI 101Elementary Chinese I (Mandarin)

4 credits

CHI 102Elementary Chinese II (Mandarin)

4 credits

CHI 154Chinese Culture and Literature

3 credits

and

CHI 155Topic from Chinese Literature in Translation

3 credits

CHI 271Intermediate Chinese I

3 credits

JPN 101Elementary Japanese I

3 credits

JPN 102Elementary Japanese II

3 credits

JPN 271Intermediate Japanese I

3 credits

JPN 272Intermediate Japanese II

3 credits

JPN 154Topic: Modern Japanese Literature and Film in English Translation

3 credits

and

JPN 155Topic from Japanese Literature in Translation

3 credits

Note: Students may not count the credit from CHI 101 or JPN 101 unless the corresponding 102 course is completed.

Group B

Choose THREE or FOUR courses from the following:
ART 220Art History: Aspects of Asian Art

3 credits

HIS 131The Asian World: A Historical Survey

3 credits

HIS 239Wars in the Asia-Pacific

3 credits

HIS 241Modern China

3 credits

HIS 242Modern Japan

3 credits

HIS 296ABarbarians and Mandarins: China and Her Inner Asian Neighbor

3 credits

HIS 296BTopic: Modern East Asia in Film

3 credits

HIS 296ETopic: Tolstoy, Turks and Taliban: Russia's "Orient"

3 credits

HIS 296ITopic: Cultural Heritages and Learning in Inner Asia

3 credits

HIS 296UTopic: Bible and Gun: Christianity in China since 1500

3 credits

HIS 296YTopic: History of Non-Violent Activism in Modern Asia

3 credits

INT 196JThe Sacred and the Secular in East Asia

6 credits

INT 297AHong Kong and Bollywood: Globalization of Asian Cinema

6 credits

LIT 211FWorlds In Literature: The Asian Diaspora

3 credits

RES 202Great Ideas in Eastern Religious Thought

3 credits

Students completing INT 196J may not count HIS 131 or RES 202 towards the EAS Minor.

HIS 296I: (travel course)

Note: Other history and culture courses in the field of Asian Studies can be substituted with approval of program director.

One course from a professional program (e.g., business, accounting) with a clearly defined focus on East Asia may be counted towards this minor with approval of the program director.

Total Credit Hours: 18

More Info and Campus Tours

For additional information you can visit the school Web site:

Dyson College of Arts and Sciences

Sign up for a campus tour:

Visit the New York City campus
Visit the Pleasantville campus

Apply Today

Undergraduate Students

To begin the application process you may either apply online or download our application for
undergraduate admission. Follow all steps (pay the $50 application fee, write an essay, send
transcripts, recommendations, and standardized test scores) and submit your application.

Click here for more information on the application process.

Pace admits students of any race, color, and national or ethnic origin.