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University of Alberta Calendar 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

East Asian Studies [Arts]


Effective September 2015, there will be no further admissions to BA Honors Chinese or Japanese programs. Students who entered one of these programs prior to September 2015 must complete all program requirements by April 30, 2019. The last BA Honors degree with Chinese or Japanese major will be granted at Spring Convocation 2019.

Honors in East Asian Studies


All prospective students are asked to contact the Department for information, advice, and program planning. Students with a prior background in Chinese, Japanese or Korean language should consult the Department before selecting courses. The Department reserves the right to place students in the language course appropriate to their level of study. Students assessed by the Department as having a prior language proficiency beyond 400-level will be required to pursue a different language for the major.

Students planning to apply for admission to the Honors program should consult BA Honors  for admission requirements.

See BA (Honors)  for Faculty regulations concerning the Honors program. The Department offers the following Honors programs:

Honors in East Asian Studies requires


EASIA 101  and a minimum of ★48 to a maximum of ★60 at the senior level in EASIA, CHINA, JAPAN, KOREA, including:

Note:


Related East Asian content courses may be taken as options, or applied to the major to a maximum of ★12. These will be in addition to, not in place of, the requirements above.

The list of related East Asian content courses is available from the Department of East Asian Studies.

Promotion Requirements


Promotion from year to year in the honors programs requires a minimum GPA of 3.0 with an average of at least 3.3 on all courses applied to the major.

Graduation Requirements


Graduation with Honors requires a GPA of at least 3.0 with an average of at least 3.3 in all courses applied to the major. Graduation with First Class Honors requires a GPA of at least 3.7 in all senior courses applied to the major and a GPA of at least 3.5 or better on the last ★30 completed.

Combined Honors in East Asian Studies and one other discipline


For common requirements in these Combined Honors programs refer to BA (Honors) .

Combined Honors in East Asian Studies and one other discipline requires EASIA 101  and a minimum of ★36 at the senior level in EASIA, CHINA, JAPAN, KOREA, including:

Note:


EASIA 490 , with the permission of the Honors Advisor, students pursuing Combined Honors in East Asian Studies and another discipline may write a combined honors essay (INT D 520 ) that is supervised jointly by faculty from both programs and the subject of which integrates both disciplines. In these circumstances, students will complete INT D 520  in place of EASIA 490 .

The Department reserves the right to place students in the language course appropriate to their level of study. Students assessed by the Department as having a prior language proficiency beyond 400-level will be required to pursue a different language for the major.

Promotion and Graduation Requirements


In a combined honors program, students must meet the promotion and graduation standards of each department. The requirements for Honors in East Asian Studies are outlined in Honors in East Asian Studies.

Major and Minor in East Asian Studies


Degree of BA


All prospective students are asked to contact the Department for information, advice, and program planning. Students with a prior background in Chinese, Japanese or Korean language should consult the Department before selecting courses. The Department reserves the right to place students in the language course appropriate to their level of study. Students assessed by the Department as having a prior language proficiency beyond 400-level will be required to pursue a different language for the major.

See Cross-Listed Courses .  

Major Requirements


Effective September 2015, there will be no further admissions to Chinese or Japanese majors. Students who entered one of these programs prior to September 2015 must complete all program requirements by April 30, 2019. The last BA degree with Chinese or Japanese major will be granted at Spring Convocation 2019.

A major in East Asian Studies requires EASIA 101  and a minimum of ★30 to a maximum of ★48 at the senior level from EASIA, CHINA, JAPAN, or KOREA, including

  • ★6 in CHINA, JAPAN, KOREA at the senior level including one or more of 302, 401, 402;
  • ★12 in EASIA at the senior level, ★6 of which must be at the 400-level.
Note:

Related East Asian content courses may be taken as options, or applied to the major to a maximum of ★9. These will be in addition to, not in place of, the requirements above.

The list of related East Asian content courses is available from the Department of East Asian Studies.

Minor Requirements


Effective September 2015, there will be no further admissions to Chinese or Japanese minors. Students who entered one of these programs prior to September 2015 must complete all program requirements by April 30, 2019. The last BA degree with Chinese or Japanese minor will be granted at Spring Convocation 2019.

A minor in East Asian Studies requires EASIA 101  and a minimum of ★15 to a maximum of ★42 at the senior level from EASIA, CHINA, JAPAN, or KOREA, ★6 at the 300- or 400-level .

Note:

May not be combined with the major in East Asian Studies.

Certificate in Translation Studies in Japanese


See the Certificate in Translation Studies in Japanese .