East Asian Languages & Cultures
Learn about the three oldest continuous civilizations in the world- China, Japan, and Korea- from the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures. The economic and political relationship between the U.S. and East Asia are among the most important for the U.S. in the 21st century. Japan and China are the world’s largest economies, after the United States; and South Korea and Taiwan are key U.S. trading partners.
Through the department of East Asian Languages & Cultures, you can study five languages: Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Tibetan, and Uyghur. Languages are supported by a variety of interdisciplinary courses, such as: literature, art history, sociology, anthropology, political science, business, and economics.