Lower Division

EASC 150g: East Asian Societies (4 units)
EALC 110: East Asian Humanities, or an equivalent course approved by the EAAS advisor (4 units)

Upper Division 

4 courses on East Asia (16 units) from the course list
• One course from the Department of History
• One course in the Humanities field
• Courses on at least two East Asian countries: China, Japan, Korea
Total: 24 units

Note: USC policy states that you must complete 16 units unique to the minor, meaning 16 units that are not counted for GE, major, or other minor requirements.

Academic Advising

To learn more about the East Asian Area Studies minor or to schedule an advising appointment, please email our undergraduate advisor: Kaitlin Lam (lamkaitl@usc.edu).

Korean Studies

The Korean Studies (KRNS) minor is intended for students who are interested in the political, economic, social and cultural changes of the area, and draws upon courses from departments across the social sciences, humanities, and professional schools.

EAAS Major

East Asian Area Studies Major
The East Asian Area Studies (EAAS) major offers an interdisciplinary approach to learning about East Asia, combining language study with history, social sciences and the humanities. EAAS is a complementary double major; students have successfully combined their study of East Asia with majors in biology, business, communication, film, international relations, and more.