Language and Culture Certificate

A student majoring in a department other than East Asian studies may earn a certificate (equivalent of a minor) in Chinese, Japanese, or Korean Language and Culture (administered by Department of East Asian Studies) or the East Asian Studies Program Certificate (administered by Program in East Asian Studies).

Language & Culture Certificate
Requirements:
Program Certificate
Requirements:

Language proficiency (7 or more)
Seven language courses, three or more of which must be beyond the second year level.

Language proficiency (4)
Four courses – two years of study - of Chinese, Japanese, or Korean, with at least two of the four at the second-year level or higher. PIB and PII can each be counted as the equivalent of one year of language classes.

Content Courses (1)
One or more East Asian studies or cognate courses in linguistics, religion, history, or anthropology.

Content Courses (4)
Four East Asia content courses, one of them a 200-level course. Any courses listed under East Asian Studies in the Undergraduate Announcement can be applied to the certi cate. Any other courses, including those abroad, need to be approved by the Program Director.

Written Work
A substantial research paper (20-25 pages), based at least in part on Chinese, Japanese, or Korean sources dealing with aspects of East Asia, with a topic in the humanities and social sciences.

The paper can be an independent work, a junior paper, or a senior thesis. If such a junior paper or senior thesis is written for another department, at least half of the work has to be on East Asia.

The use of East Asian language sources is required.

Written Work
A substantial research paper, which may be a senior thesis, a junior paper, or independent written work (min. 25 pages) on an East Asian topic.

The use of East Asian language sources is strongly encouraged.

Eligibility:

Majors in any department other than East Asian Studies may earn Departmental Certficiate.

Time to enroll: in fall of senior year or earlier

Eligibility:

Majors in any department other than East Asian Studies may earn a Program Certificate.

Time to enroll: in fall of senior year or earlier

Full description:

https://eas.princeton.edu/department-language-culture-certificate

Full description:

http://eap.princeton.edu/program-certificate