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CEAS M.A. Program in Contemporary East Asian Studies

Requirements for the M.A. in Contemporary East Asia Concentration

Proficiency in an East Asian language is not required for admission to this program, but proficiency at the third level (advanced) is required for the degree. Credit earned in introductory and intermediate language courses will not count toward the 30 hours required. If such courses are taken after admission, they will add substantial time to the program. 

Candidates in this concentration are required to complete 30 semester hours of graduate credit, including 3 required core courses and 7 elective courses.

Course Name

Credit Hours

CEAS 700 Contemporary East Asia

3

GIST 710 Interdisciplinary Research Methods for Global Contexts, or a graduate level social science or history methodology course approved by the CEAS graduate advisor.

3

CEAS 802 Research Seminar

3

Seven elective courses:  at least three courses on one country (China, Korea, or Japan) and two on another country; four of these courses must be in the social sciences, no more than three can be in a single discipline, and no more than two can focus on periods prior to the 20th century.  Two advanced East Asian language courses can be included. A maximum of 3 hours of directed reading be counted toward the required 30 hours.

21

Total

30

 

 


 
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