Dec 06, 2023  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2008-09 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2008-09 [Archived Catalog]

East Asian Studies Certificate Program

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The Center for International Studies offers certificates in African, Asian, European, Latin American, and Southeast Asian Studies for students who wish to add an international dimension to their major, or who are interested in an international career or graduate work in area studies. The certificate is noted on your transcript upon graduation.

The East Asian Studies Certificate is open to students from any major. It will provide undergraduates with a broad understanding of East Asia, as well as with language skills applicable for a wide variety of professions. The curriculum involves courses from four University colleges and many disciplines, and it includes opportunity for study abroad in China at the Ohio Shandong Center in East Asian Studies.


Students must complete the following requirements:

  • three courses in Chinese or Japanese (or students may petition the BAIS Faculty Advisory Board through the BAIS coordinator to have a language they have taken elsewhere fulfill the requirement)
  • overall 2.5 GPA in certificate courses

Five courses in a minimum of three departments from the following:

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