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East Asian Studies Major Requirements

Preparatory Subject Matter - Units: 21-22

Choose two:

HIS 009A - History of East Asian Civilization (4)
HIS 009B - History of East Asian Civilization (4)
EAS 088 (HIS 009C) - Korean Culture & Society: From Ancient Three Kingdoms to the Global K-Pop (4)

Choose one:

AHI 001D - Arts of Asia (4)
CHN 007 - Chinese Business Culture (4)
CHN 010 - Modern Chinese Literature (In English) (4)
CHN 011 - Great Books of China (in English) (4)
COM 053A - Literature of East Asia (4)
EAS 088 - Korean Culture and Society: From Ancient Three Kingdoms to the Global K-Pop (4)
JPN 010 - Masterworks of Japanese Literature (in English) (4)
JPN 025 - Japanese Language and Culture (in English) (4)
JPN 050 - Introduction to the Literature of China and Japan (4)
RST 075 - Introduction to Chinese Philosophy (4)

Choose two (or the equivalent) of Chinese, Japanese, or other East Asian language study:

CHN 001 - Elementary Chinese (5)
CHN 002 - Elementary Chinese (5)
OR
JPN 001 - Elementary Japanese (5)
JPN 002 - Elementary Japanese (5)

Depth Subject Matter - Units: 24

Choose 24 units:

ANT 134 - Buddhism in Global Culture (4)
ANT 137 - Meditation and Culture (4)
ANT 143A - Ethnology of Southeast Asia (4)
ANT 148A - Culture and Political Economy in Contemporary China (4)
AHI 163A - Early Chinese Art (4)
AHI 163B - Chinese Painting (4)
AHI 163C - Early Modern Chinese Painting (4)
AHI 164 - The Arts of Japan (4)
AHI 190F - Undergraduate Seminar in Art History: Chinese (4)
AHI 190G - Undergraduate Seminar in Art History: Japanese (4)
CHN 100A - Chinese Intellectual Traditions: Daoist Traditions (4)
CHN 100B - Confucian Traditions (4)
CHN 101 - Chinese Film (4)
CHN 102 - Chinese American Literature (In English) (4)
CHN 103 - Modern Chinese Drama (4)
CHN 104 - Modern Chinese Fiction (in English) (4)
CHN 105 - Western Influences on Twentieth-Century Chinese Literature (in English) (4)
CHN 106 - Chinese Poetry (in English) (4)
CHN 107 - Traditional Chinese Fiction (in English) (4)
CHN 108 - Poetry of China and Japan (in English) (4)
CHN 109A - Topics in Chinese Literature; Crime and Punishment (4)
CHN 109C - Topics in Chinese Literature; Women Writers (in English) (4)
CHN 109D - Topics in Chinese Literature; The Knight-Errant (in English) (4)
CHN 109E - Topics in Chinese Literature; The City in Fiction (in English) (4)
CHN 109G - Topics in Chinese Literature; The Literature of Twentieth-Century Taiwan (in English) (4)
CHN 109H - Topics in Chinese Literature; Popular Literature (in English) (4)
CHN 109I - Topics in Chinese Literature; Scholar & The Courtesan (in English) (4)
CRD 153A - International Community Development: Asia (4)
COM 110 - Hong Kong Cinema (4)
COM 153 - The Forms of Asian Literature (4)
DES 142A - World Textiles: Eastern Hemisphere (4)
DRA 144A - Introduction to Traditional Chinese Embodied Culture (4)
DRA 144B - Traditional Chinese Physical Culture (4)
DRA 144C - Daoist Philosophy in Traditional Chinese Movement Culture (4)
DRA 154 - Asian Theatre and Drama: Contexts and Forms (4)
EAS 113 - Cinema and Society in China (4)
EAS 190 - East Asian Studies Seminar (4)
ECN 171 - Economy of East Asia (4)
HIS 102G - Undergraduate Proseminar in History; China to 1800 (5)
HIS 102H - Undergraduate Proseminar in History; China Since 1800 (5)
HIS 102N - Undergraduate Proseminar in History; Japan (5)
HIS 191A - Classical China (4)
HIS 191B - High Imperial China (4)
HIS 191C - Late Imperial China (4)
HIS 191D - Nineteenth Century China: The Empire Confronts the West (4)
HIS 191E - The Chinese Revolution (4)
HIS 191F - History of the People's Republic of China (4)
HIS 191G - Special Topics in Chinese History to 1800 (4)
HIS 191H - Special Topics in Chinese History after 1800 (4)
HIS 191J - Sex and Society in Modern Chinese History (4)
HIS 194A - Aristocratic and Feudal Japan
HIS 194B - Early Modern Japan (4)
HIS 194C - Modern Japan (4)
HIS 194D - Business and Labor in Modern Japan (4)
HIS 194E - Education and Technology in Modern Japan (4)
HIS 195B - History of Modern Korea (4)
JPN 101 - Japanese Literature in Translation: The Early Period (4)
JPN 102 - Japanese Literature in Translation: The Middle Period (4)
JPN 103 - Japanese Literature in Translation: The Modern Period (4)
JPN 104 - Modern Japanese Literature: War and Revolution (3)
JPN 105 - Modern Japanese Literature: Hero and Anti-hero (4)
JPN 106 - Japanese Culture Through Film (4)
JPN 107 - Modern Japanese Autobiographies (in English) (4)
JPN 108 - Poetry of China and Japan (in English) (4)
JPN 109 - Japanese Popular Culture (4)
JPN 152 - Traditional Japanese Drama (4)
JPN 156 -Japanese Literature on Film (4)
JPN 157 -Japanese Women Writers (4)
MUS 129C - Musics of East & Southeast Asia (4)
POL 148B - Government and Politics in East Asia: Japan (4)
RST 165 - Islam in Asia (4)
RST 170 - Buddhism (4)
RST 172 - Ch'an (Zen) Buddhism (4)
RST 175A - Chinese Intellectual Traditions: Daoist Traditions (4)
SOC 147 - Sociological Perspectives on East Asia (4)
SOC 188 - Markets, Culture and Inequality in China (4)

 

Elective Requirement - Units: 16

Choose 16 units:

Any EAS special course (approved courses: EAS 190, 192, 194H, 196A-B, 198—maximum 12 units from this list); any CHN or JPN upper division course; any Depth Subject Matter course; any upper division EAP course focusing on East Asia or Southeast Asia.
 

Total: 61-62