The Connecticut College East Asian Studies program blends traditional concepts and modern ideas. You gain a broad perspective on the nations and peoples of the region, including their language, literature, history, government and rich cultural heritage.
Make the most of your experience
The study of languages and cultures is, by nature, interdisciplinary. You can get the most out of your academic experience by combining your interest in East Asia with a Pathway, a certificate from one of the College's interdisciplinary centers or a second major. Students in East Asian studies have chosen second majors such as international relations, economics or history. If you have an interest in art, you can work with our collection of Chinese paintings or Japanese prints and woodcuts. To sharpen your Chinese and Japanese language skills, you can teaching at the Regional Multicultural Magnet School in New London.
We'll take you there
We offer ample opportunities to study abroad or complete internships in other countries. Students have researched the role of women in corporate Japan, worked in an elementary school in Yunnan Province and learned about traditional Chinese medicine in a Beijing hospital. If traveling isn’t your thing, we’ll bring East Asia to you. Explore the Pacific Rim through an Asian film series, celebrate the Lunar New Year, enjoy a traditional Japanese tea ceremony or try your hand at taiko drumming. You can also join the department's advisory board and be active with the College's organization for Asian and Asian-American students.
Get more detailsVisit official programme website
Programme StructureCourses include:
- Narratives Of The East Asian Diaspora
- Chinese American Literature
- Japanese Culture Through Food
- Contemporary chinese art
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Common Application
- School report: includes (1) college counselor recommendation, (2) official secondary school transcript with first term (quarter or trimester) grades for the current academic year and (3) mid-year report with updated grades as soon as they are available
- Two academic teacher recommendations (preferably from junior or senior year)
- Common Application Early Decision Agreement Form for EDI & EDII applicants (signed by ED applicant, college counselor and parent or legal guardian) submitted via your Common Application account
- If English is not your native language: the TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE is required.
- All non-US citizens must submit a Certification of Finances for International Students (pdf)
International75315 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 75315 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
National75315 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 75315 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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