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Ph.D. Minor « Graduate Studies

Ph.D. Minor in Chinese or Japanese

Course Requirements

Doctoral students from other departments may complete a minor in Chinese or Japanese by completing the following:

  1. Proficiency in Chinese or Japanese (completion of the third-year level).
  2. 12 to 15 credit hours, or at least 4 courses, in courses with a majority of content taught in Chinese or Japanese. These courses will be listed under “Chinese” or “Japanese” in this bulletin.

Courses counted toward fulfillment of the language proficiency requirement may not also be counted toward the 12 to 15 hours of Chinese or Japanese content courses. A maximum of 3 credit hours of E595 may be counted toward the minor.

Ph.D. Minor in East Asian Studies

Course Requirements

Doctoral students from other departments may complete a minor in East Asian Studies by completing the following:

  1. A minimum of four culture courses in the East Asian Languages and Cultures, two of which must be in fields outside the student's major discipline.
  2. Proficiency in Chinese, Japanese, or Korean (completion of the third-year level).

Courses counted toward fulfillment of the language proficiency requirement may not also be counted toward the culture class requirement. A maximum of 3 credit hours of E595 may be counted toward the minor.