Asian Studies Approved Courses

Monks walking through a covered bridge in a forested setting

Monks walking through a covered bridge in a forested setting.

Photo by Steve Hopkins

Spring 2015 | Fall 2015 | Spring 2016 | Fall 2016 | Spring 2017

Spring 2015
Course Number Course Name
ARTH 032 The Arts of Japanese Tea Culture [W]
CHIN 004B Second-Year Mandarin Chinese
CHIN 012 Advanced Chinese
CHIN 012A Advanced Chinese Conversation
CHIN 016 Substance, Shadow and Spirit in Chinese Literature and Culture
CHIN 017 Legacy of Chinese Narrative Literature:  The Story in Dynastic China
CHIN 021 Topics in Modern Chinese
CHIN 033 Introduction to Classical Chinese
CHIN 089 Tea in China: Cultural and Environmental Perspectives
CHIN 103 Lu Xun and His Legacy in 20th Century China
DANC 038 Ecstasy, Dancing the Sacred
DANC 049 Performance Dance: Kathak
ECON 151 International Economics +
ENGL 065 Asian American Literature
ENGL 077 Solidarity: Asians in America
HIST 009A Premodern China
HIST 074 Visual and Material Cultures of East Asia
JPNS 004 Second-Year Japanese
JPNS 007 Japanese Calligraphy
JPNS 012A Japanese Conversation
JPNS 013 Third-Year Japanese
JPNS 074 Japanese Popular Culture [LITR 074J]
LING 033 Intro to Classical Chinese
MUSI 049 Performance: Balinese Gamelan
POLS 050 Government and Politics of South Asia
POLS 076 Challenges for Developing Democracies *
RELG 030 Power of Images: Icons and Iconoclasts
RELG 042 Ecstasy, Dancing the Sacred
Fall 2015
Course Number Course Name
ANTH 020J Dance and Diaspora
CHIN 003B Second-Year Mandarin Chinese
CHIN 011 Third-Year Mandarin Chinese
CHIN 011A Third-Year Mandarin Chinese Conversation
CHIN 020 Readings in Modern Chinese
CHIN 023 Modern Chinese Literature in Translation [LITR 023CH]
CHIN 069 Art of Living: Taste and Aesthetics in Chinese Culture
CHIN 091 Special Topics: Literature and Culture in Translation [LITR 091CH]
CHIN 109 Daoism
DANC 049 Dance Performance: Taiko Reprertory
ECON 051 The International Economy *
ECON 151 International Economics +
HIST 145 Women and Gender in Chinese History
JPNS 003 Second-Year Japanese
JPNS 012 Third-Year Japanese
JPNS 021 Modern Japanese Literature [LITR 021J]
MUSI 049 Performance: Balinese Gamelan
POLS 058 Contemporary Chinese Politics
POLS 108 Comparative Politics:  East Asia
RELG 013 Hisory, Religion and Culture of India II: Muslim, Hindu, Sikh, and Dalit in North India
RELG 108 Poets, Saints, and Storytellers
Spring 2016
Course Number Course Name
ARTH 032 Crafting Nature: The Arts of Japanese Tea Culture [W]
CHIN 004B Second-Year Mandarin Chinese
CHIN 012 Advanced Mandarin Chinese
CHIN 012A Advanced Mandarin Chinese Conversation
CHIN 016 Substance, Shadow and Spirit in Chinese Literature and Culture
CHIN 017 Legacy of Chinese Narrative Literature: The Story in Dynastic China
CHIN 021 Topics in Modern Chinese
CHIN 033 Introduction to Classical Chinese [LING 033]
CHIN 055 Contemporary Chinese Cinema: The New Wave
CHIN 089 Tea in China: Cultural and Environmental Perspectives
CHIN 103 Lu Xun and His Legacy in 20th Century China
ECON 051 International Trade and Finance *
HIST 009B Modern China
HIST 075 Thinking Hands: Work & Craft in Premodern China
HIST 077 Fashion in East Asia
JPNS 004 Second-Year Japanese
JPNS 007 Chinese/Japanese Calligraphy [CHIN 007]
JPNS 012A Japanese Conversation
JPNS 013 Third-Year Japanese
JPNS XXX Japanese Literature Course
LING 033 Introduction to Classical Chinese [CHIN 033]
RELG 008 Patterns of Asian Religion
Fall 2016
Course Number Course Name
ANTH 020J Dance and Diaspora
ARTH 033 Famous Places and Sacred Sites: The Art of Landscape in East Asia 
ARTH 034 East Asian Calligraphy
CHIN 003B Second-Year Mandarin Chinese
CHIN 011 Third-Year Mandarin Chinese
CHIN 011A Third-Year Mandarin Chinese Conversation
DANC 025A Dance and Diaspora
DANC 049 Taiko Performance Repertory
ECON 051 The International Economy *
ECON 151 International Economics +
ENGL 065 Asian American Literature
JPNS 003 Second-Year Japanese
JPNS 012 Third-Year Japanese
JPNS 012A Japanese Conversation
JPNS 018 Manga, Bande Dessinee and the Graphic Novel [LITR 018FJ]
JPNS 041 Fantastic Spaces in Modern Japanese Literature [LITR 041J] (W)
POLS 056 Patterns of Asian Development
POLS 058 Contemporary Chinese Politics
POLS 108 Comparative Politics:  East Asia
RELG 009 Buddhist Traditions of Asia [W]
RELG 114 Love and Religion *
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Name
ARTH 032 Crafting Nature: Arts of Jpanese Tea Culture [W]
DANC 079 Dancing Desire Bollywood Film
CHIN 004B Second-year Mandarin Chinese
CHIN 012 Advanced Chinese
CHIN 012A Advanced Chinese Conversation
ENGL 077 South Asians in America
JPNS 004 Second-year Japanese
JPNS 007 Chinese/Japanese Calligraphy [CHIN 007]
JPNS 013 Third-year Japanese
JPNS 013A Readings in Japanese
JPNS 018 Manga, Bande Dessinée, and the Graphic Novel: Transnational Study of Graphic Fiction [LITR 018J]
RELG 008 Patterns of Asian Religions [W]

Key:

*Cognate course. Counts towards Asian Studies if all papers and projects are focused on Asian topics. No more than two may be applied to the course or honors major. No more than 1 credit may be applied to the honors minor.

+ Cognate seminar. No more than one credit may be applied toward the honors major. This credit will not count toward an Honors minor.