Feb 23, 2024  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2009-10 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2009-10 [Archived Catalog]

International Studies - East Asian Studies Certificate

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Certificate code CTEAST

Undergraduate Program in International Studies
Yamada International House 102
Athens, OH 45701
Phone:  740-593-1840
Fax:  740-593-1837

Laura Schaeffer, contact person

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 education abroad in China at the Ohio Shandong Center in East Asian Studies.


Students must complete the following requirements:

  • 3 courses in one East Asian language (Students may petition the Certificate Director to have a language they take elsewhere fulfill the requirement).
  • overall 2.5 GPA in certificate courses

East Asian Studies Courses

East Asian languages taught at OU

Chinese, Japanese

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