East Asian Studies

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The East Asian certificate is designed to meet the academic interests of:

  • Students seeking greater familiarity with the civilizations and cultures of China, Korea and Japan
  • Educators who wish to add East Asian subject matter to their classroom teaching
  • Professionals whose careers involve them with East Asia in trade, commercial or legal matters
  • Administrators of non-profit agencies whose activities are affected by East Asian public policy and governmental activity

Program requirements

  • At least two East Asian language courses (Chinese, Japanese or Korean)
  • Program Requirements
  • One MLA Proseminar focusing on East Asia
  • Three courses focusing on East Asia
  • Three courses with significant East Asian content
  • A capstone project on an East Asian topic, completed as one of the six courses in East Asian studies
  • Two MLA seminar electives

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The lifelong learning division of Penn Arts & Sciences

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Philadelphia, PA 19104-3335

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