Korean Studies Degree Programs

East Asian Studies Minor

The Korean Studies minor consists of 15 credit hours in Korean Studies beyond Elementary Korean I & II (Korean 1100 & 1200), 9 of which must be completed on campus or as part of an MU faculty led study abroad program. At least 9 of these credit hours must be earned by taking Korean language courses beyond the elementary level. The remaining 6 credit hours can be earned by taking non-language Chinese culture courses. Courses from other departments that relate to China can also be used to satisfy these requirements.

BA in International Studies with an East Asian Area Emphasis

East Asian studies is one of the emphasis areas in the international studies major. The program is multidisciplinary, encompassing course work from the departments of Geography, History, Anthropology, Religious Studies, Political Science and Philosophy, as well as in Chinese, Japanese and Korean. The program focuses on creating an understanding and awareness of the culture, history, politics, geography and languages of the East Asian countries, with an emphasis in China, Japan or Korea. Students are encouraged to begin study of their foreign language no later than the sophomore year. Students should consult with the International Center about appropriate locations for their study abroad experience.

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BA in International Business with an East Asian Area Emphasis

International Business is a dual degree program in which students earn a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Studies from the College of Arts and Science and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business from the Robert J Trulaske, Sr. College of Business. The dual degree program requires 132 credit hours minimum for graduation.

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