Discontinued Program - East Asian Languages and Cultures

Program:
East Asian Languages and Cultures
Program Code:
0984 East Asian Languages & Culture
Program Level:
Undergraduate
Award Type:
Bachelor of Arts
Start Term:
FS92
End Term:
SS10
Department:
Department of Linguistics and Germanic, Slavic, Asian and African Languages


Excerpt from the official Academic Programs Catalog:

Listed below are the approved requirements for the program from the official Academic Programs Catalog.
Students must consult their advisors to learn which specific requirements apply to their degree programs.
Following this section are the requirements as represented in Degree Navigator, MSU's online advising tool. The Degree Navigator section is only available for programs using Degree Navigator for degree certification.

College of Arts and Letters

Department of Linguistics and Germanic, Slavic, Asian and African Languages

Undergraduate Programs
East Asian Languages and Cultures

Students in the Bachelor of Arts degree program with a major in East Asian Languages and Cultures complete a concentration in either Chinese or Japanese consistent with their interests and educational and career goals.  The major in East Asian Languages and Cultures may be combined with a major in any one of a number of other fields.

Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts Degree in East Asian Languages and Cultures

  1. The University requirements for bachelor's degrees as described in the Undergraduate Education section of this catalog; 120 credits, including general elective credits, are required for the Bachelor of Arts degree in East Asian Languages and Cultures.

    The University's Tier II writing requirement for the East Asian Languages and Cultures major is met by completing Asian Languages 401 or 464.  Those courses are referenced in item 3. a. below.
  2. The requirements of the College of Arts and Letters for the Bachelor of Arts degree.

    The completion of Chinese 201 and 202, or Japanese 201 and 202, referenced in item 3. b. below satisfies the College's requirement of second–year competency in a foreign language.

    The completion of requirement 3. e. below satisfies one of the cognates that the College requires.  The second cognate must be in a field outside the College of Arts and Letters.
  3. The following requirements for the major:
                   
    a. Three of the following courses (9 credits):  
      ASN 401 East Asian Cultures (W) 3
      ASN 464 Studies in the Literature of Asia and the Asian Diaspora (W) 3
      CHS 350 Studies in the Chinese Language 3
      JPN 350 Studies in Japanese Language 3
    b. One of the following concentrations (24 credits):  
      Chinese (24 credits):  
      (1) All of the following courses:  
        CHS 201 Second–Year Chinese I 5
        CHS 202 Second–Year Chinese II 5
        CHS 301 Third–Year Chinese I 4
        CHS 302 Third–Year Chinese II 4
        CHS 401 Fourth–Year Chinese I 3
        CHS 402 Fourth–Year Chinese II 3
      Japanese (24 credits):  
      (1) All of the following courses:  
        JPN 201 Second–Year Japanese I 5
        JPN 202 Second–Year Japanese II 5
        JPN 301 Third–Year Japanese I 4
        JPN

    302

    Third–Year Japanese II 4
        JPN

    401

    Fourth–Year Japanese I 3
        JPN

    402

    Fourth–Year Japanese II  3
    c. A capstone experience.  This requirement may be satisfied by completing special assignments in Asian Languages 401 or 464, by completing CHS 499 Senior Thesis Research or JPN 499  Senior Thesis Research, or by completing special assignments during an approved overseas study program.  
    d. East Asian Languages and Cultures electives:  Additional credits in Asian Languages and in Chinese or Japanese to meet the requirement of at least 31, but not more than 40, credits in courses in the major.  
    e. A cognate of 12 credits from within the College of Arts and Letters. At least 6 credits in courses related to East Asian history, arts, and humanities must be included in the cognate. Both the cognate and the related courses must be approved by the student's academic advisor.

    A student with a major in East Asian Languages and Cultures must earn a minimum grade–point average of 2.00 in the courses listed in items 3. a. through 3. d. above.

    Only one of the following courses may be used to satisfy the requirement referenced in item 3. a.:  Chinese 350 or Japanese 350. 
     



Degree Requirements from Degree Navigator.

NOTE: Degree Navigator is an advising tool only and should not be viewed as a contract with the student. Any questions about the requirements should be directed to an academic advisor.


East Asian Languages and Culture, BA (0984)

Required Credits: 120    Program Version: FS17

Requirement 1: University Tier I Writing
University Tier I Writing: 1 course from WRA101, WRA195H, LB133, MC111, MC112, RCAH111

Requirement 2: University Mathematics
University Mathematics: The required number of courses from 1 of the following sets of courses
MTH2: 1 course
At least 1 course from LB118, MTH110, MTH116, MTHRQMT, MTHWAIV1, MTHWAIV2, Mathematics Pre-Matriculation, Mathematics Post-Matriculation
MTH1: 2 courses
At least 1 course from MTH103, MTH103WAIV
At least 1 course from MTH112, MTH114, MTH124, MTH132, MTH152H, MTH201, STT200, STT201
MTH3: 2 courses
At least 2 courses from MTH103, MTH101, MTH102

Requirement 3: University IAH201 - IAH210
University IAH201 - IAH210: 4 credits from IAH201, IAH202, IAH203, IAH204, IAH205, IAH206, IAH207, IAH208, IAH209, IAH210, RCAH201, ANY IAH BELOW 211

Requirement 4: University IAH211 or higher
University IAH211 or higher: 4 credits from IAH211A, IAH211B, IAH211C, IAH211D, IAH221A, IAH221B, IAH221C, IAH231A, IAH231B, IAH231C, IAH241A, IAH241B, IAH241C, IAH241D, IAH241E, IAH241F, IAH241G, RCAH202, TRANSFER IAH, ANY IAH211 OR HIGHER, approved LB courses

Requirement 5: University ISS200 Series
University ISS200 Series: 4 credits from ISS210, ISS215, ISS220, ISS225, ISS230, ISS235, MC201, TRANSFER ISS 200 LEVEL, ANY ISS 200 LEVEL

Requirement 6: University ISS300 Series
University ISS300 Series: 4 credits from ISS305, ISS308, ISS310, ISS315, ISS318, ISS320, ISS325, ISS327, ISS328, ISS330A, ISS330B, ISS330C, ISS335, ISS336, MC202, ANY ISS 300 LEVEL, approved LB courses

Requirement 7: University ISB
University ISB: 3 credits from ISB200, ISB201, ISB202, ISB204, TRANSFER ISB, ISB ALTERNATIVE TRACK, ANY 3 CREDIT ISB COURSE

Requirement 8: University ISP
University ISP: 3 credits from ISP203A, ISP203B, ISP205, ISP207, ISP209, ISP213H, ISP215, ISP217, ISP220, ISP221, TRANSFER ISP, ISP ALTERNATIVE TRACK, ANY 3 CREDIT ISP COURSE

Requirement 9: University Laboratory Experience
University Laboratory Experience: The required number of credits from 1 of the following sets of courses
Univ Lab: 2 credits
At least 2 credits from ISB201L, ISB208L, ISP203L, ISP205L, ISP207L, ISP209L, ISP217L, ANY 2 CREDIT ISB/ISP LAB, LAB EXPERIENCE ALTERNATIVE TRACK, TRANSFER LAB
Alternative: 2 credits
At least 1 credit from ISB201L, ISB208L, ISP203L, ISP205L, ISP207L, ISP209L, ISP217L, ANY 2 CREDIT ISB/ISP LAB, LAB EXPERIENCE ALTERNATIVE TRACK, TRANSFER LAB
At least 1 credit from an Alternative Track Lab credit

Requirement 10: University Diversity Distribution
University Diversity Distribution: A total 2 courses
At least 1 course from NationalIAH or ISS courses emphasizing national diversity or both national diversity and international and multicultural diversity
At least 1 course from InternationalIAH or ISS courses emphasizing international and multicultural diversity or both national diversity and international and multicultural diversity
Conditions:
University Diversity Distribution: No more than 1 course from IAH or ISS emphasizing both national diversity and international and multicultural diversity in Requirement(s) 10

Requirement 11: Major - East Asian Languages and Culture - Studies in the Language
Major - East Asian Languages and Culture - Studies in the Language: 1 course from CHS350, JPN350

Requirement 12: Major - East Asian Languages and Culture - Core
Major - East Asian Languages and Culture - Core: 2 courses from ASN401, ASN464

Requirement 13: Major - East Asian Languages and Culture - Language Concentration
Major - East Asian Languages and Culture - Language Concentration: The required number of courses from 1 of the following sets of courses
Chinese: 6 courses
2nd Year Language: At least 2 courses from CHS201, CHS202
3rd Year Language: At least 2 courses from CHS301, CHS302
4th Year Language: At least 2 courses from CHS401, CHS402
Japanese: 6 courses
2nd Year Language: At least 2 courses from JPN201, JPN202
3rd Year Language: At least 2 courses from JPN301, JPN302
4th Year Language: At least 2 courses from JPN401, JPN402

Requirement 14: Major - East Asian Languages and Culture - Capstone
Major - East Asian Languages and Culture - Capstone: 1 course from East Asian Lang&Culture capstone. ASN 401,464, CHS 499 or JPN 499 or by completing special assignments during an approved overseas study program. All must be approved by academic advisor.

Requirement 15: Major Distribution
Major Distribution: 31 credits from Courses in Asian Lang,Chinese, or Japanese to meet requirement of at least 31 but not more than 40.

Requirement 16: College - Arts and Letters - East Asian Language and Culture Cognate
College - Arts and Letters - East Asian Language and Culture Cognate: 12 credits from an East Asian Lang&Culture cog. At least 6 crs in crses related to East Asian HST, Arts &HUM and one 3-400 lvl crse of at least 3 crs must be included. Both the cognate and the related crses must be approved by the student's academic advisor.

Requirement 17: College - Arts and Letters - Non Arts and Letters Cognate
College - Arts and Letters - Non Arts and Letters Cognate: 12 credits from Courses in a cognate. One 300-400 level course of at least 3 credits must be included between the Open Cognate and the Non Arts & Letters Cognate. Both the cognate and the courses must be approved by the student's academic advisor.

Requirement 18: College Distribution
College Distribution: 30 credits from courses at the 300 level and above.

Requirement 19: College - Arts and Letters - Second Language
College - Arts and Letters - Second Language: 1 course from a second year foreign language course demonstrating competency in a foreign language.

Requirement 20: Electives
Electives: 0 credits from Electives at Michigan State University and transfer coursework. This number can change based on the credits of the coursework taken to fulfill University, College, and Major requirements. Please contact your academic advisor with any questions.

Requirement 21: University Residency
University Residency: 30 credits from MSU coursework, 27 credits from MSU courses taken after reaching junior standing, 20 credits from courses offered by MSU while admitted to major & 20 of the last 30 credits must be MSU courses. Please see academic advisor.