Related academic options
The Asian studies program at Calvin offers a major and a minor, each designed to give you a comprehensive understanding of Asian history, culture, language, and more. Depending on your academic goals, you might want to also explore a major or minor Chinese or Japanese, two programs that are closely related to the Asian studies program.
Chinese majors and minors
Pursue Chinese language study through the 4th-year level, gain excellent opportunities to study abroad and discover the philosophical, historical and cultural background of China.
Chinese Education Major
The 42-credit hour Chinese education major will fully prepare you with advanced Chinese langauge courses and thorough exploration of traditional and modern Chinese culture.
Chinese K-12 Education Major
The 42-credit hour K-12 education program will enable you with advanced Chinese language ability, deep knowledge of Chinese history and culture and langauge pedagogy.
Students may obtain a minor in the Chinese language or in Chinese culture study through this 7 course minor.
Chinese Study Group Minor
Advance through intermediate Chinese language study and gain knowledge of Chinese art, history, religion and more through this 7 course minor.
Chinese Education Minor
This 30-credit hour minor includes language study, language pedagogy, and Chinese cultural courses.
Our Korean program offers courses in the Korean language up to intermediate level. We don’t currently offer a major or minor in Korean, but Korean languages courses do count toward an Asian studies degree.
With over 100 majors and programs, you’re bound to find something you love.
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