College of Arts & Sciences
Department and Program Learning Objectives

Majors in East Asian Studies will be able to:

Demonstrate a working knowledge of the history of Japan, China or Korea, and their basic chronologies. (2)

Demonstrate a nuanced understanding of contemporary culture of their country of concentration, informed by the unique mix of academic disciplines in each student’s curriculum. (2,3,6,9)

Discern major issues of cross-regional social, historical, or cultural importance. (2,3,4,5,6,9)

Present ideas coherently in speech and writing in the language of concentration. (3,7,8)

Read basic fiction and non-fiction and be able to converse confidently about topics related to those materials. (3,7)

Understand Japanese or Chinese spoken at a natural speed. (7)

Numbers in parentheses reflect related Educational Goals..


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