Asian Studies (ASIA)
ASIA 200S. Introduction to East Asian Studies. 1 Unit.
This course is an introduction to East Asian societies from pre-modern times to the present day. Emphasis is placed on interdisciplinary approaches towards studying China, Japan, and Korea. Coverage includes major events and personalities, political systems and diplomatic relations,beliefs and religions, ideologies and philosophies, cross-cultural contact within East Asia and with non-East Asian societies, and contemporary popular culture.