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Contact Information:

Department of East Asian Studies
The University of Arizona
Learning Services Building, 102
PO Box 210105
Tucson, AZ 85721-0105
Phone: (520) 621-7505
Fax: (520) 621-1149
Email: kaniaj@u.arizona.edu
Web: External Link Department Homepage

General Information:

CHN  Course Descriptions: Chinese Studies
EAS  Course Descriptions: East Asian Studies
JPN  Course Descriptions: Japanese Studies

Faculty Members

The Department of East Asian Studies is in the College of Humanities.

Degrees, Majors, Minors and Options:

Baccalaureate Degree

  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

Graduate Degrees -- consult the Graduate Catalog or the department office for details.

  • Master of Arts (M.A.)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

Major and Degrees -- undergraduate degrees link to Degree/Academic Program Requirements Reports (APRRs).

Undergraduate Minors -- minors link to Minor Requirements Reports.

A minor is required in the Bachelor of Arts degree programs.  Students may select any minor from among the list of approved University minors.  Minors available within the department are:

The Department of East Asian Studies offers instruction in the study of the languages, cultures, and civilizations of China and Japan, Asian humanities and religions, and Asian-American studies. Programs of study may emphasize the language, linguistics, literature, history, thought, religion, or society, ancient or modern, of one or more cultural areas. Courses related to East Asia are also taught in the departments of Anthropology, Economics, History, and Political Science.

Undergraduate majors may specialize in China or Japan, or in discipline-focused studies of South and East Asian subjects. Many departmental courses satisfy general education and special requirements set by other colleges, departments, and programs.

For more information contact the department office listed above.


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