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East Asian Studies Minor

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This minor directly supports RWU’s mission to “bridge the world” by fostering a student body comprised of global citizens who will explore the languages, cultures, histories, and socioeconomic conditions of China, Japan and Korea. With over five thousand years of civilization, more than a billion people, and globally significant economies, East Asia plays an essential role in the modern world. Balancing liberal arts and professional approach, the minor will introduce students to the region’s complex traditions, rich cultural resources, and historical contributions, while fostering intercultural relationships between the United States and East Asia.

Program Requirements

Required Courses

*Study Abroad courses may be approved for substitution of this requirement with the approval of the Asian Studies Minor Advisor.

Language Requirements

Two semesters of an East Asian Language (Chinese [Mandarin], Japanese, or Korean).

Elective Requirements

**Students must meet all prerequisites for all of the courses listed below unless waived by the instructor.

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