East Asian Languages and Cultures

About the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures

The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures is part of the School of Global and International Studies.

The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures (EALC) is a multidisciplinary and multicultural department that aims to provide students with an understanding of Chinese, Japanese, and Korean languages and cultures. The department offers a wide range of culture courses, open to nonmajors, that deal with virtually every facet of the cultures of East Asia. Language courses in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean are offered from beginning to advanced levels.