changduk palaceOur 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.

Our Mission: We have created an exceptional learning environment for the study of Chinese, Japanese, and Korean languages and cultures, and we now offer 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, and Korean Studies. Come join our classes and lecture programs and see for yourself!