Majors, minors + certificates

Minor in East Asian Languages (EALANMIN)Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures

Students on Summer 2020, Fall 2020, or Spring 2021 requirements.

Minor requirements

The minor requires at least 15 credit hours, including the requirements listed below.

  1. Language Proficiency. One (1) of the following options:
    • Chinese.
      1. Second-Year Chinese I. One (1) course:
      2. Second-Year Chinese II. One (1) course:
      3. Third-Year Chinese I. One (1) course:
      4. Third-Year Chinese II. One (1) course:
    • Japanese.
      1. Second-Year Japanese I. One (1) course:
      2. Second-Year Japanese II. One (1) course:
      3. Third-Year Japanese I. One (1) course:
      4. Third-Year Japanese II. One (1) course:
    • Korean.
      1. Second-Year Korean I. One (1) course:
      2. Second-Year Korean II. One (1) course:
      3. Third-Year Korean I. One (1) course:
      4. Third-Year Korean II. One (1) course:
  2. Electives. Additional courses, as needed, to fulfill remaining requirements.
    • East Asian Language Courses
      • Chinese
      • Japanese
      • Korean
    • East Asian Culture Courses
      • History, Literature, and Culture courses
      • Politics, Social Science, and Business courses
      • Other courses
        • The following require permission from the Director of Undergraduate Studies to count toward this requirement:
        • One (1) of the following:
        • (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
        • (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
        • (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
        • (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
        • (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
  3. Minimum EALC Credits. At least six (6) credit hours taken to complete the minor must be earned in EALC courses.
  4. GPA and Hours Requirements.
    1. Minor Residency. At least 9 credit hours in the minor must be completed in courses taken through the Indiana University Bloomington campus or an IU-administered or IU co-sponsored Overseas Study program.
    2. Minor Upper Division Courses. At least 9 credit hours in the minor must be completed at the 300–499 level.
    3. Minimum Grade. Except for the GPA requirement, a grade of C- or higher is required for a course to count toward a requirement in the minor.
    4. Minor GPA. A GPA of at least 2.000 for all courses taken in the minor—including those where a grade lower than C- is earned—is required.