For the lower division, two years of Chinese, Japanese or Korean language are required. For the upper-division, 32 units, including the third year of language, are required. The 32 units of upper-division courses must also include one civilization course, one literature course and four upper-division elective courses (16 units) in Chinese, Japanese or Korean. One lower-division course may be counted toward the 16 units of upper-division electives. One East Asian course from another department may be included in the 32-unit requirement, if approved by an adviser.
Candidates for the BA in the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures may receive a designation on their transcripts of departmental honors. Admission to the honors program is required.
Prerequisites: 3.33 overall GPA, 3.5 GPA or better in courses in the major, completion of at least one upperlevel EALC course requiring a seminar paper at the time of admission, submission of an application form to the undergraduate faculty adviser.
Required for departmental honors: Maintain GPA requirements stated above and complete EALC 495ab Undergraduate Honors Thesis.