The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures offers a minor for undergraduate students who wish to pursue a future career in the greater China region or communities requiring advanced Chinese linguistic and cultural competence. The minor provides opportunities for students to gain real world experiences in work environments and explore career opportunities from various perspectives. The language prerequisite for admission to the program is the completion of EALC 206 at USC or its equivalent.
Four EALC upper-division courses (16 units) and 4 units of EALC 366 are required to complete the minor. The four upper-division courses must include at least two from EALC 404, EALC 406, EALC 407, EALC 412a, EALC 412b, or the equivalent. Course selections must be approved by the faculty adviser for the minor.