Major in EALC

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Major in Sciences and Letters Curriculum

E-mail: ealc@illinois.edu

Degree title: Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts and Sciences

* Minimum required major and supporting course work normally equates to 37-57 hours.

* General education: The LAS General Education requirements are set up so students automatically complete the Campus General Education requirements.

* Minimum hours required for graduation: 120 hours.

Hours Requirements
10-30 One year of a single East Asian Language beyond the intermediate level

(i.e., beyond CHIN 204 or CHIN 242; JAPN 204; KOR 204 or KOR 241).1

12 Disciplinary and period courses:2
  EALC 120-East Asian Civilizations or EALC 135 Understanding EA Culture & Soc
  One course on East Asia dealing substantially with the period before 1800
  One course in East Asian history
  One course in East Asian literature
12 Advanced courses:
  Four non-language courses at the 300- or 400-level.
3 EALC 398-Colloquium in EALC or an approved senior project.3

1. Students testing out of the advanced language requirement (306-level) must take two additional non-language courses from East-Asian-related offerings.

2. No course may be counted more than once toward these requirements and at least two courses must be at the 200-level or above.

3. Students selecting the senior project option must submit to the Director of Undergraduate Study a proposal outlining the project to be undertaken, the course in which the project is to be completed and an agreement signed by the faculty member supervising the project.

* Twelve hours of 300- or 400-level courses in the major must be taken on this campus. 

* All foreign language requirements must be satisfied.

* A Major Plan of Study Form must be completed and submitted to the LAS Student Affairs Office before the end of the fifth semester (60-75 hours). Please see your adviser.