East Asian Studies
East Asian Studies is a multidisciplinary concentration designed for students wishing to attain reasonable fluency in Chinese, Japanese, or Korean with specialized exposure to selected East Asian subjects. It serves students with two types of interests: those who aim to pursue active professional careers related to the East Asian region; and those who want to pursue graduate study in the humanities or social sciences with particular emphasis on China, Japan or Korea. Students in East Asian Studies will gain language proficiency and familiarity with East Asia through advanced courses in a variety of disciplines. Concentrators are strongly encouraged, but not required, to study in East Asia for one or two semesters. The concentration requires students to demonstrate a basic proficiency in Chinese, Japanese, or Korean.
Here's what concentrators from the class of 2012 reported they were doing in their first year after graduation.
- Business Analyst, McKinsey & Co.
- Clinical Research Coordinator, Massachusetts General Hospital
- Legal Assistant, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
- Paralegal, Kleinberg, Kaplan, Wolff & Cohen, P.C.
- MA, Music Composition
- University of Hawaii at Manoa, PhD, Pacific Studies
- Princeton in Asia