East Asian Studies Minor
For information, contact the program advisor in the Department of Geography, 118B Shideler Hall, 513-529-5558.
This interdisciplinary minor is open to all majors. It introduces students to cultures of East Asian countries, including art, literature, history, geography, religion, sociology, economics, and political systems.
(18 semester hours)
You must attain a second-year language proficiency in either Chinese, Japanese or Korean. Completion of CHI 202, JPN 202, KOR 202, or a higher level course in one of these languages will fulfill this requirement. Contact the program advisor for proficiency assessment if necessary.
Select courses from Group I and II.
|Group 1 (200 level)|
|Select six semester hours of East Asia courses: 1||6|
|History of Asian Art, China, Korea, and Japan|
|Traditional Chinese Literature in English Translation|
|Modern Chinese Literature in English Translation|
|Modern Chinese Autobiography|
|Drama in China and Japan in Translation|
|Chinese Cinema and Culture|
|Chinese Culture Live|
|The Rise of Industrialism in East Asia|
|Japanese Tales of the Supernatural in English Translation|
|Topics in Japanese Literature in English Translation|
|Survey of Japanese Cinema|
|Thought and Culture of India|
|Group II (300-400 level)|
|Select 12 semester hours from East Asia, China, or Japan: 2||12|
|Geography of East Asia|
|Geography of the Silk Road (The Heart of Asia)|
|Politics of East Asia|
|Chinese Painting History|
|Third Year Chinese|
|Business Chinese I|
|Chinese Verbal Theatre Performance|
|History of Chinese Civilization|
|Modern Chinese History|
|Women in Chinese History|
|Senior Capstone in History|
|China along the Silk Road before 1600|
|Modern Japanese History|
|Third Year Japanese|
|Introduction to Buddhism|
|Total Credit Hours||18|
Or three hours from East Asia and three hours from Related Courses
Or from a combination of East Asia, China, Japan, AND one Related course
Other courses, including one-time offerings, and honors and summer workshop courses may count toward this minor. For approval, contact the program advisor.