Our Mission: We create an exceptional learning environment for the study of Chinese, Japanese, and Korean languages and cultures, and we now offer Filipino and Vietnamese language study through the Big Ten Academic Alliance (BTAA). Our faculty members conduct cutting-edge research that is transforming the fields of Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Vietnamese Studies. Come join our classes and lecture programs to see for yourself!
Our Major/Minor Programs: The department offers major programs (12 courses/36 credits) and minor programs (6 courses/18 credits) in Asian Studies, Chinese, Japanese, and Korean. Majors earn their B.A. in Asian Studies, B.A. in Chinese, B.A. in Japanese, or B.A. in Korean when they graduate.