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East Asian Studies: Japan Major
Check Sheet

Effective with the Class of 2020

I. Core Courses:

______AS 150 (Must be taken at Gettysburg College by end of sophomore year)

______HIST 224 (Should be taken at Gettysburg College)

______JPN 301

______JPN 30X

______Comparative Course (A course with a broad East Asian focus or a course on China)

II. Major Electives:

Select a course in two of the following categories that focus on your country:
Arts and Humanities, History and Social Sciences, Language (beyond requirement or in Chinese)


III. Disciplinary Cluster: 

Two courses in a discipline and a methods course of that discipline. Courses must be approved by the EAS department.  At least one must focus on your chosen country (or East Asia).   

____________________Intro to discipline (Should be taken at Gettysburg College)
____________________East Asia related course
____________________Method course (Should be taken at Gettysburg College)

IV. Capstone:

____________________   EAS Senior Seminar (Should be taken at Gettysburg College)   

V.  _______  Study abroad experience required. Courses allowed to fulfill major requirements: 3/semester;  4/year.

  • At least one non-language course at the 300-level.
  • No more than 3 courses at the 100-level.
  • If double-majoring, no more than 3 courses can count for both majors.

Revised 2/2019