University of Colorado at Boulder

East Asian Languages

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This program offers advanced training in Chinese or Japanese language and literature or Chinese or Japanese language and civilization. All tracks are designed to advance the boundaries of scholarship in the areas of East Asian language, literature, and civilization, as well as to advance the methodology and resources for teaching in the area. Students choosing to emphasize the advanced study of Japanese or Chinese primary texts will be prepared to teach Japanese or Chinese literature or culture at the community college or secondary levels, to translate and interpret literary and non-literary texts and East Asian culture, and to engage in doctoral-level studies in Japanese or Chinese. Students choosing to focus on Japanese or Chinese language and civilization will be prepared to teach at the pre-collegiate level or to engage in business or public service. Dual MA degrees with History or Religious Studies are available.

For more information on how to apply for the WRGP resident tuition rate for this program, please contact:

Matthias L. Richter
Asian Languages And Civilizations
University of Colorado at Boulder
Campus Box 279 UCB
Boulder, CO 80309-0279
(303) 492-6639




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