Asian Studies (ASIA)

Courses

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. Writing-enhanced course. No prerequisites.

ASIA 290. Special Topics Asian Studies. 1 Unit.

Study of an Asian Studies topic. Letter-graded. Prerequisite: permission of instructor and program director.

ASIA 390. Special Topics Asian Studies. 1 Unit.

Study of an Asian Studies topic. Letter-graded. Prerequisite: permission of instructor and program director.