Required Courses (11 courses, 44 units)

  • Lower Division
  • LING 210 Introduction to Linguistics 4
  • Upper Division
  • Required
     
    LING 301 Introduction to Phonetics and Phonology 4
    LING 302 Introduction to Syntax and Semantics 4
    EALC 470 Introduction to East Asian Linguistics 4
  • Select two courses from:
     
     
    LING 380 Languages of the World 4
    LING 401 Advanced Phonology 4
    LING 402 Advanced Syntax 4
    LING 403 Advanced Semantics 4
    LING 405 Child Language Acquisition 4
    LING 407 Atypical Language 4
    LING 408 Psycholinguistics 4
    LING 410 Second Language Acquisition 4
    LING 415 Phonetics 4
    LING 466 Word and Phrase Origins 4
    LING 485 Field Methodology 4
         
  • Select two courses from:

     

     
    EALC 304 Advanced Modern Chinese I 4
    EALC 306 Advanced Modern Chinese II 4
    EALC 315 Advanced Korean I 4
    EALC 317 Advanced Korean II 4
    EALC 320 Advanced Japanese I 4
    EALC 322 Advanced Japanese II 4
    EALC 400 Classical Chinese I 4
    EALC 404 Classical Chinese II 4
    EALC 402 Advanced Modern Chinese III 4
    EALC 406 Advanced Modern Chinese IV 4
    EALC 407 Newspaper and Documentary Chinese 4
    EALC 412 Business Chinese 4
    EALC 413 Business Japanese 4
    EALC 415 Advanced Korean III 4
    EALC 417 Advanced Korean IV 4
    EALC 422 Advanced Readings in Japanese 4
    EALC 424 Advanced Readings in Japanese II 4
    EALC 426 Classical Japanese 4
  • Select one EALC literature, civilization, or thought course from:
     
     
    Literature:    
    EALC 332 Korean Literature in English Translation 4
    EALC 335m Literature of the Korean People 4
    EALC 342g Japanese Literature and Culture 4
    EALC 352g Chinese Literature and Culture 4
    EALC 354 Modern Chinese Literature in Translation 4
    EALC 370 Textual Power and Literary Representation 4
    EALC 380 Cultural Topics in East Asian Literature 4
    EALC 385 Readings in Korean Poetry 4
    EALC 386 Readings in Modern Korean Literature 4
    EALC 452 Chinese Fiction 4
    EALC 455 Japanese Fiction 4
    EALC 428 Nature and the Environment in Japanese Literature and Culture 4
  • Civilization:
     
     
     
       
    EALC 340g Japanese Civilization 4
    EALC 345 Korean Civilization 4
    EALC 350g Chinese Civilization 4

    (or an equivalent course approved by the department)

     
  • Thought:
     
       
    EALC 355 Studies in Chinese Thought 4
    EALC 365 Studies in Japanese Thought 4
    (or an equivalent course approved by the department)  
  • Two additional EALC courses from category IV or V
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    (After consultation with a department advisor, students may petition to use EALC course not listed towards this requirement.)

  • Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures
  • University of Southern California
  • Taper Hall 356
  • Los Angeles, California 90089-0357

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