School of Languages, Linguistics, Literatures & Cultures
Do you have a broad interest in the languages and cultures of China and Japan?
This major will provide you with solid training in all four language skill areas (reading, writing, speaking and listening) in two East Asian languages: Chinese and Japanese. Choose one of the two languages as your primary study field; the other will be secondary. Your training in the two languages, along with courses in East Asian cultures and literatures, will permit you to achieve an advanced level in your primary field and intermediate level in your secondary. You will also gain a profound knowledge of both East Asian cultures.
Completing a degree in East Asian Language Studies can be the first step to starting an international career with a great variety of job opportunities, and will help you to distinguish yourself in the increasingly competitive global job market.