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East Asia Courses

KU offers courses focused on East Asia in numerous departments and programs across the University.

To make it easier to identify related courses, each semester we compile a list of KU courses focused on East Asia. Find PDFs of course lists for the coming semester below! For the official KU class listings go to the schedule of classes.

Many of these courses can be used to fill academic requirements, including KU Core Goals. Check with your advisor on specifics. You can also find more information specifically about language courses on our language options pages.

As a tip, when searching the schedule of classes or approved core courses, you can find many related courses by typing Asia in the search field, but it's also helpful to search by the name of a country or region. Try searching for China (or Chinese), Japan, Korea,Taiwan, Mongolia, East Asia, etc. to find additional courses.

Upcoming Courses

Spring 2017 Language Courses [PDF] Last updated 10/7/16.
Spring 2017 Area Studies Courses [PDF] Last updated 10/13/16.

Previous Course Offerings

Summer 2016 Courses [PDF]

Fall 2016 Language Courses [PDF]
Fall 2016 Area Studies Courses [PDF]

Spring 2016 Undergraduate Courses [PDF]
Spring 2016 Graduate Courses [PDF]

Summer 2015 Undergraduate Courses [PDF]
Summer 2015 Graduate Courses [PDF]

Fall 2015 Undergraduate Courses [PDF]
Fall 2015 Graduate Courses [PDF]

Spring 2015 Undergraduate Courses [PDF]
Spring 2015 Graduate Courses [PDF]

Fall 2014 Undergraduate Courses [PDF]
Fall 2014 Graduate Courses [PDF]

Summer 2014 Undergraduate Courses [PDF]
Summer 2014 Graduate Courses [PDF

Spring 2014 East Asian Graduate Courses [PDF]
Spring 2014 East Asia Undergraduate Courses [PDF]

Fall 2013 East Asia Undergraduate Courses [PDF]
Fall 2013 East Asian Graduate Courses [PDF]

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CEAS Affiliated Faculty

CEAS offers an M.A. program in Contemporary East Asian Studies.This interdisciplinary degree focused on 20th and 21st century East Asia provides students with in-depth interdisciplinary knowledge of a selected East Asian country (China, Korea, Japan); a broad knowledge of modern East Asia; and social science research skills and methods appropriate to international area studies. Read more about the CEAS M.A. Program, or contact Ayako Mizumura, CEAS Assistant Director, at or 785-864-1478.

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