Department Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes for East Asian Studies Majors

Upon the completion of a major in East Asian Studies with China/Japan Track, students will:

  1. read, write, speak, and aurally comprehend Chinese and/or Japanese at the advanced level or higher, with the potential to integrate it into scholarly research.      
  2. demonstrate a historical and cultural awareness of their studied region, as well as East Asia in general, and a solid, specialized knowledge in the field of Chinese or Japanese Studies.               
  3. formulate oral and written arguments using disciplinary methodology and sources.

Learning Outcomes for East Asian Studies Minors

Upon the completion of a minor in East Asian Studies with China/Japan Track, students will:

  1. read, write, speak, and aurally comprehend Chinese and/or Japanese at the intermediate level or higher.
  2. demonstrate a historical and cultural awareness of their studied region, as well as East Asia in general, and some specialized knowledge in the field of Chinese or Japanese Studies.
  3. formulate oral and written arguments using disciplinary methodology and sources.