East Asian Languages and Cultures

The Department of East Asian Languages and Culture has provided information for students who plan to study abroad. Review your department’s responses to the Major Advising Questionnaires below, then contact the department directly with any additional questions

 

Advising Resources

 

Study Abroad for East Asian Languages and Cultures (PDF) N/A

Study Abroad Information on the East Asian Languages and Cultures Website N/A

East Asian Languages and Cultures Advising Contact Information

 

Berkeley Programs Questionnaire

 

Does your department currently sponsor a Berkeley Summer Abroad or Berkeley Global Internships program?

Yes. Berkeley Abroad - Business Chinese in Taiwan

Do any courses offered on a Berkeley Summer Abroad or Berkeley Global Internships program currently satisfy requirements within your major?

Yes. Business Chinese in Taiwan counts as an elective.

 

UCEAP Programs Questionnaire

 

What is the maximum amount of major credit given for courses taken during UCEAP? Is this maximum calculated by number of courses or by units of credit?

A maximum of 4 major requirements (16 units) or one minor requirement (4 units) may be completed via UCEAP. Courses are evaluated upon return.

Does your department maintain a list of courses previously awarded credit on UCEAP and/or a list of pre-approved courses for UCEAP programs? How do students access this information?

No.

Does your department have a 4-year or 2-year plan available to students that incorporates semester or year-length study abroad? How do students access this information?

No. Students are encouraged to talk to the undergraduate adviser about their plans.

What is the process in your department to have courses evaluated? What materials must be submitted? What is the timeframe for response?

Students must speak with the undergraduate adviser to make arrangements for an evaluation.

Are students in your department able to undertake a senior honors thesis the semester following UCEAP participation?

Yes.

Does your department calculate UCEAP grades into departmental GPA?

Yes.

Are UCEAP grades counted towards departmental honors?

Yes.

If you represent a department which teaches foreign language, does your department award major credit for the courses taken during the Intensive Language Program (ILP) portion of the UCEAP program?

Credit is determined on an individual basis.

Does the undergraduate adviser sign the UCEAP academic planning form, or must a faculty adviser sign?

The undergraduate adviser signs.

Does your department place Academic holds on declared majors prior to each registration period? If yes, what is your departmental policy on releasing advising holds for students currently abroad on UCEAP (e.g. is advising possible via email, skype, etc.)?

Yes. Holds can be removed after a phone call or email exchange.

Do you have any department specific advice for students participating on a UCEAP program in their last term at Berkeley?

Speak to the undergraduate adviser in advance to make sure you are on track to fulfill all major requirements.

 

Independent Programs Questionnaire

 

Have any Independent programs been approved by your department and the Study Abroad Advisory board for credit in the major?

No.

Are there any pre-approved courses for your major from other UC summer abroad programs (UCLA, UCD, etc.)?

No.

What is the process to have a course from an Independent study abroad program evaluated for your major?
Students must speak with the undergraduate adviser to make arrangements for an evaluation.