North Central College - Naperville, IL

East Asian Studies Courses

NOTE: This page contains all of the regular course descriptions for this discipline or program. Academic credit for each course is noted in parenthesis after the course title. Prerequisites (if any) and the general education requirements, both Core and All-College Requirements (ACRs), which each course fulfills (if any) are noted following each course description. Not all courses are offered every year. Check Merlin, our searchable course schedule, to see which courses are being offered in upcoming terms.

EAS 165 Introduction to East Asia (3.00)
An introduction to major themes in the cultural history of China and Japan. Foundational texts of East Asian philosophy, religion, and literature are read and discussed in their historical context. Important works of East Asian art and film are viewed and analyzed. The goal is to develop a basic familiarity with the evolution of Chinese and Japanese civilizations from their ancient foundations to their modern manifestations. Same as: HST 165, HTB 165. Core: Humanities or Social Science.

EAS 292 Japanese Culture and Society (3.00)
A study of the cultural and social structures that have historically defined Japanese civilization and continue to shape the contemporary Japanese experience with regard to areas such as family, education, ritual, art, politics and economics. Core: Humanities or Social Science.

EAS 397 Internship (0.00-9.00)
Instructor consent required.

EAS 399 Independent Study (1.00-9.00)
Instructor consent required.

EAS 497 Internship (0.00-9.00)
Instructor consent required.

EAS 499 Independent Study (1.00-9.00)
Instructor consent required.