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Courses in East Asian Studies

Core Course
  • AMES 250 - Critical Issues in Asian and Middle Eastern Studies 
Advanced Language Courses
  • CHIN 300: Chinese Studies in China II (CHIN 202 and acceptance by selection committee)
  • CHIN 301: Upper-Intermediate Chinese I (CHIN 202 or consent of instructor)
  • CHIN 302: Upper-Intermediate Chinese II (CHIN 301 or consent of instructor)
  • CHIN 303: Topics in Chinese Language, Civilization or Literature (CHIN 202 and acceptance by selection committee)
  • CHIN 306: Advanced Conversation (CHIN 202 or consent of instructor)
  • CHIN 400: Chinese Studies in China III
  • CHIN 401: Advanced Speaking I
  • CHIN 402: Advanced Speaking II
  • CHIN 403: Advanced Reading & Writing I
  • CHIN 404: Advanced Reading & Writing II
  • CHIN 410: Advanced Topics in Chinese Language, Civilization or Literature (CHIN 303 or consent of instructor)
  • CHIN 411: Independent Study (CHIN 302 or 303)
  • JAPN 300: Topics in Japanese Language
  • JAPN 301: Upper-Intermediate Japanese I (JAPN 202 or consent of instructor)
  • JAPN 302: Upper-Intermediate Japanese II (JAPN 301 or consent of instructor)
  • JAPN 305: Directed Readings in Japanese Literature (JAPN 302 or consent of instructor)
  • JAPN 401: Advanced Japanese I (JAPN 302 or consent of instructor)
  • JAPN 402: Advanced Japanese II (JAPN 401 or consent of instructor)
  • JAPN 410 Advanced Topics in Japanese Literature and Culture (in Japanese) (JAPN 302 or consent of instructor)
  • JAPN 411: Independent Study (consent of instructor)
History
  • HIST 141 - Survey of East Asian Civilization to 1600
  • HIST 142 - Survey of East Asian Civilization since 1600 
Anthropology & Politics
  • ANTH 342 - Peoples and Cultures of East Asia 
  • GOVT 336 - Governments and Politics of China and Japan
Religion & the Arts
  • RELG 215 - History of Religion in East Asia 
  • ARTH 255 - The Art of East Asia 
  • CHIN 309 - Survey of Chinese Literature in English 
  • CHIN 322 - Twentieth-Century Chinese Literature in English 
  • JAPN 209 - Classical Japanese Literature in Translation 
  • JAPN 210 - Modern and Contemporary Japanese Literature (Taught in English) 
  • THEA 333 - South & South East Asian Folklore Performance 
  • THEA 334 - History and Performance of Classical Asian Theatres 
Electives
  • AMES 290: Topics in Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
  • AMES 390: Topics in Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
  • AMES 480: Independent Study in Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
  • ANTH 150: Freshman Seminar (East Asian topics only)
  • ANTH 342: Peoples and Cultures of East Asia
  • ANTH 348: Japanese Values through Literature and Film
  • ANTH 349: Contemporary Issues in Japanese Society
  • ANTH 350: Special Topics in Anthropology (East Asian topics only)
  • ANTH 460: Independent Study (East Asian topics only; consent of instructor)
  • ARTH 255: Art of East Asia
  • ARTH 330: Topics in Art History (East Asia Topics Only)
  • ARTH 377: Modern and Contemporary Chinese Art
  • ARTH 393: The Art of China
  • ARTH 394: The Art of Japan
  • ARTH 460: Seminar Topics in Art History (East Asia Topics Only)
  • ARTH 477: Representation of Nature in Asian Art
  • CHIN 150: Freshman Seminar (East Asian topics only)
  • CHIN/JAPN 280: East Asian Cultures through Film
  • CHIN 303: Topics in Chinese Language, Civilization or Literature (CHIN 202 and acceptance by selection committee)
  • CHIN 309: Survey of Chinese Literature in English
  • CHIN 312: Special Issues in Chinese Poetic Tradition
  • CHIN 316: Women in Chinese Culture and Literature
  • CHIN 320: Chinese Popular Culture
  • CHIN 322: Twentieth Century Chinese Literature (in English translation)
  • CHIN 360: Introduction to Chinese Cinema
  • CHIN 386: Art of Chinese Poetry
  • CHIN 410: Advanced Topics in Chinese Language, Civilization or Literature (CHIN 303 or consent of instructor)
  • CHIN 411: Independent Study (CHIN 302 or 303)
  • CHIN 428: Advanced Seminar in Chinese Language, Culture or Literature
  • ECON 300: Topics in Economics (ECON 101/151, 102/152; East Asian topics only)
  • ECON 382: Comparative Economics (ECON 101/151, 102/152)
  • ECON 400: Topics in Economics (ECON 303 and/or 304; East Asian topics only)
  • ECON 480: East Asian Economic Development
  • GBST 390: Topics in Global Studies (East Asian topics only)
  • GBST 480: Independent Study in Global Studies (East Asian topics only)
  • GBST 498: Internship (East Asian topics only)
  • GOVT 336: Governments and Politics of China and Japan
  • GOVT 391: Topics in Government (East Asian topics only)
  • GOVT 435: Political Economy of the Newly Industrializing Countries (East Asian topics only)
  • GOVT 491: Seminar in Government (East Asian topics only)
  • GOVT 494: Independent Study (East Asian topics only) (consent of instructor and Chair of Department)
  • HIST 150: Freshman Seminar (East Asian topics only)
  • HIST 141:  Survey of East Asian Civilization to 1600
  • HIST 142:  Survey of East Asian Civilization since 1600
  • HIST 192: Global History since 1500
  • HIST 211/212: Topics in History (East Asian topics only)
  • HIST 265: Postwar Japan
  • HIST 311/312:  Topics in History (East Asian topics only)
  • HIST 328: Modern Japanese History
  • HIST 329: Modern Chinese History
  • HIST 330: America and China: U.S.-China Relations Since 1784
  • HIST 467/468: Independent Study in History (East Asian topics only; consent of instructor)
  • HIST 490C/491C: Topics in History (East Asian topics only)
  • JAPN 150 Freshman Seminar
  • CHIN/JAPN 280: East Asian Cultures through Film
  • JAPN 308 Topics in Japanese Literature and Culture (in English)
  • JAPN 309: Classical Japanese Literature in Translation
  • JAPN 310: Modern and Contemporary Japanese Literature in Translation
  • JAPN 311: Japanese Cinema
  • JAPN 320: The Japanese City
  • JAPN 330: Japan’s Gross National Cool
  • JAPN 340: Pop Culture and Nationalism in Millennial Japan
  • JAPN 355: Virulent Nationalisms
  • JAPN 410: Advanced Topics in Japanese Literature and Culture (in Japanese) (JAPN 302 or consent of instructor)
  • JAPN 411: Independent Study (consent of instructor)
  • MDLL 360: Topics in Modern Languages, Literature, and Cultures (East Asian topics only)
  • RELG 150: Freshman Seminar (East Asian topics only)
  • RELG 214: Buddhism
  • RELG 215: History of Religion in East Asia
  • RELG 308: Topics in Religion (East Asian topics only)
  • RELG 365: Buddhism in China
  • RELG 366: Buddhism in Japan
  • RELG 367: Tibetan Religion
  • RELG 380: Buddhist Philosophy
  • RELG 481/482: Independent Study in Religion (E Asian topics only; consent of instructor) 
  • THEA 150W: Freshman Seminar in Asian Cinema
  • THEA 332: Sex & Race in Plays & Films
  • THEA 333: Introduction to Classical Asian Performance Styles
  • THEA 340: Asian American History in Theatre and Film
  • THEA 350: Asian American History in Theatre and Film
  • THEA 460: Asian Performance Styles
  • THEA 461: Asian/Asian American Theatre and Film

East Asian Studies concentrators who wish to minor in Chinese Language and Literature (offered by the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures) will be allowed to apply up to 12 additional credit hours in Chinese Language and Literature beyond the current 48 credit hours limit in the concentration.