On-Campus Courses

Multi-regional Courses

Anthropology
208.    Ancient Civilizations.

Art and Art History     
217.   Buddhist Art and Ritual.

Global Studies
222.    Asian Political Economy in the Global Age.

Government
290.    Research Seminar: Asian Politics

History
105.    Early Asian Civilizations.  
106. Modern Asia.

Philosophy
103.    Philosophy East and West: An Introduction.
223.    Asian Philosophy.

Religious Studies
222.    Buddhist Religious Traditions.
224.    Islamic Religious Traditions.

Sociology
288.    Dilemmas of Development

Elective Courses

Anthropology
208.     Ancient Civilizations.
238.     The Pacific Islands. (east Asia)

Art and Art History                                                                       

212. Icons of Islamic Architecture. (south Asia)
218. Arts of South Asia. (south Asia)
319. Gender Issues in Asian Art. (south Asia)

Biology
258.    Ethnobotany. (south & southeast Asia)
380.    Tropical Ecology. ** (south & southeast Asia)

Education
203   Contemporary Issues in American Education.**   (east Asia)

Film and Representation Studies
271.   World Cinema.** (south Asia)

Global Studies
222.    Asian Political Economy in the Global Age.
301.     Theories of Global Political Economy.**

Government
273.    Special Topics in Comparative Politics.** (east & south Asia)
322.     Government and Politics in the People’s Republic of China. (east Asia)

History
106.    Modern Asia.
292.    Revolutionary China. (east Asia)
377.    Colloquium in Asian History (topics vary). (east Asia)
475.    SYE: Seminar in Asian History. (east Asia)

Modern Languages and Literatures
Chinese 101,102. Elementary Chinese.
Chinese 103, 104. Intermediate Chinese.
Japanese 101,102. Elementary Japanese.
Japanese103,104. Intermediate Japanese.
224.    Modern Japanese Literature and Film.* (east Asia)   
225.    Japanese Film and Culture.* (east Asia)
226.    Introduction to Japanese Drama.*(east Asia)
232.    Cultures of China.* (east Asia)
234.    Chinese Literature and Film.* (east Asia)
489, 490.    SYE: Independent Study. (east Asia)
*Literature in Translation courses

Music
210.    Musics of the World.** (south Asia)
244.    Musics of South Asia. (south Asia)

Philosophy
103.     Philosophy East and West: An Introduction.
223.     Asian Philosophy.
390.    Focus on a Philosopher.** (east Asia)

Religious Studies
105. Religion and Ecology (East/South Asia)                     
221.    Religious Life of India. (south Asia)
222.    Buddhist Religious Traditions.
223.    Religious Life of China. (east Asia)
224.    Islamic Religious Traditions.
226.    Religious Life of Japan. (east Asia)                                          
273.    Religion and Visual Culture (east / south Asia)
278.    Indian Epics. (south Asia)
333.    Goddesses (south Asia)
370.    Asian Religions in the Modern World. (east Asia)
380.    Mythology and Popular Religious Thought in India. (south Asia)
450, 451. Directed Studies in Religion.**

Sociology
278. China's Market Transition
288.    Dilemmas of Development

**These courses receive Asian studies credit at the-discretion of the instructor and the Asian studies program. Special Topics courses with Asia content may be counted toward the minor and combined majors at the program coordinator’s discretion.