The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures provides language instruction in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean, and also offers innovative courses in English on culture, business, literature, history, philosophy, religion, film, gender studies, political science, and anthropology.
East Asian Languages and Cultures Fall 2015 Placement Exam Schedule
Chinese, Japanese and Korean language placement exams will take place:
Friday, August 21 for first year students
Monday, August 24 for returning students
Video: Dr. Zhu Discusses His Research
New Courses Offered in FALL 2015
Four new language courses to be offered!
- Elementary Chinese II (3 credits)
- Hybrid Chinese I (5 credits)
- Accelerated Chinese I (5 credits)
- Elementary Japanese II (3 credits)
Video: Meet Japanese Major Matthew Donley
“People have this idea that Japanese is really hard, that it is difficult to speak, because it’s an entirely different grammatical structure,” says Matthew Donley, a senior Japanese and psychology major in Notre Dame’s College of Arts and Letters. “But it’s not as hard as you think.” See video