What is East Asian Studies?

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East Asian Studies (EAS) offers interactive and engaging learning environments for a deeper understanding of the languages, cultures, and societies of China, Japan, Korea, and the region as a whole. 

Students in any degree program can add an East Asian Studies minor to their university experience. Students enrolled in any degree program or non- or post-degree academic plan may pursue a Diploma in East Asian Studies. EAS also houses our East Asian language courses. We offer a variety of options for non-native speakers interested in learning a new language, whether it be for personal, professional, or academic purposes. Students can receive a language diploma in Chinese, Japanese, or Korean