East Asian Studies Major - China
Eleven courses and a study abroad experience are required for the EAS - China major.
- AS 151 Chinese Culture & Society
AS 151 is recommended for first and second year students
- HIST 223 Modern China
- CHN 301 Advanced Chinese I
- CHN 302 Advanced Chinese II
- One comparative course.
A comparative course is either a course with a broad East Asian Focus or a course focusing on Japan
Two Major Electives
- Select two courses that focus on China from the following three categories: Arts & Humanities, History & Social; Sciences, and Language (beyond requirement or in Japanese)
- Categories and potential courses for the electives appear on the Chinese Track Requirements webpage. Link to webpage: gettysburg.edu/academic-programs/east-asian-studies/programs/chinese-track-requirements
Three Disciplinary Courses
- Two courses in a discipline and that discipline’ methods course are required
- One course must focus on China (or East Asia).
- Courses must be approved by the East Asian Studies department.
- Potential areas of disciplinary focus are listed on the Chinese Track Requirements webpage. Link to webpage: gettysburg.edu/academic-programs/east-asian-studies/programs/chinese-track-requirements
- AS 400- level course taken in the form of the seminar or an independent study
To be complete in the senior year
- Study abroad experience in China required.
- If studying abroad for a semester three courses may be counted toward the major. If studying abroad for a year four courses may be counted toward the major.
- At least one non-language course at the 300-level is required.
- No more than three courses at the 100-level may count toward the major.
- For students who choose Political Science, four disciplinary courses are required.
- If double-majoring, no more than three courses can count for both majors.