The Asian Studies program provides opportunities for study and research of the diverse societies that inhabit the Asian continent, from the Ural Mountains to Southeast Asia. The program takes as its geographical focus the regions of Eurasia and the Asia-Pacific. Interdisciplinary in approach, the program spans the fields of economics, foreign languages, history, political science, sociology, and religion, and is dedicated to providing opportunities for foreign study and field experiences.
While no graduate degree is offered in Asian Studies, the following courses are approved for graduate credit in other programs.
|AST/HIS 4305||Modern China||3|
|AST/ANT 4310||Societies and Cultures of East Asia||3|
|AST/PSC 4325||Asian International Relations||3|
|AST/PHI 4340||East Asian Philosophy||3|
|AST 4350||Seminar in Asian Studies||3|
|AST/MUS 4362||Traditional Music and Culture in Asia||3|
|AST/PSC 4364||The Governments and Politics of the Asia-Pacific Region||3|
|AST/PSC 4374||Governments and Politics of East Asia||3|
|AST 4376||Asian Literature in Translation||3|
|AST 4V80||Contemporary Issues in Asian Studies||1-3|
Asian Studies (AST)
See ANT 4310 for course information.
See PSC 4325 for course information.
An interdisciplinary seminar focusing on appropriate topics in the field of Asian studies. With content changed, this course may be repeated once for a maximum of six semester hours.
See MUS 4362 for course information.
See PSC 4364 for course information.
See PSC 4374 for course information.
Introduces major writers of Asia and their representative works. Course content varies. Readings may emphasize one national literature or survey the significant works in several literatures, stressing the genres and techniques specific to Asian cultures.
Flexible credit options for the study of contemporary issues in Asian studies for upper-level and graduate students. With content changed, this course may be repeated once for a maximum of six semester hours; a maximum of three hours may be earned for graduate credit.