East Asian Languages and Civilization, PhD

The PhD program in East Asian languages and civilizations is a research-intensive, transdisciplinary, area-based degree in the study of traditional and modern languages and cultures of China and Japan. Students may focus on:

  • comparative cultural studies
  • cultural history or linguistics
  • literary criticism
  • literature
  • thoughts

In every case, students will be expected to acquire a solid grounding in the classical and modern versions of the primary language of their area.

Degree Offered

East Asian Languages and Civilization, PhD
Liberal Arts & Sciences, College of


Plan of Study

The Plan of Study is the required curriculum to complete the program.

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