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International Studies Department

East Asian Studies

Minor, Track


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East Asia Awaits

Learn about medieval Japan, Imperial China, East Asian theatre, Buddhism, Daoism and much more as an East Asian Studies minor. You’ll enjoy an interdisciplinary education on the cultures, history and current issues in East Asia. Acquire a basic understanding of a portion of East Asia’s history and the region’s perspectives, values and contributions as you broaden your perspective of the world. The minor helps you better understand your own culture and global interdependence in the 21st century. International Studies majors fulfill a requirement by studying abroad in Japan or China.


College Catalog

For more information about courses for the East Asian Studies minor and the International Studies Department, visit the online, searchable College Catalog. In addition to the Undergraduate Catalog, information includes academic department and major information as well as academic regulations and resources; admission standards and requirements; and tuition, fees and financial aid information.

Hands-on Learning

International Studies students have performed internships at the following:

  • The Washington Center
  • American Friends Service Committee
  • N.C. Justice Center