Summer 2017 Area Studies Courses

Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics

4597.01 Problems and Policies in World Population, Food, and Environment 3
Problems related to world-wide population increases, food production, and associated environmental stress; policy options for lessening these problems, especially in low-income countries.

East Asian Languages and Literatures

EALL

5310 Strategies for Performance-Oriented Language Learning: Practicum 3
An overview of language-learning strategies and practice in applying them to learning of East Asian languages.
5797 Study at a Foreign Institution 3
7700 Learning East Asian Languages in Cross-Cultural Contexts: College Level 1-3
Principles and practices of teaching an East Asian language as a foreign language at post-secondary level American institutions.
7703 Presentation of East Asian Languages and Cultures: College Level 1-2
Preparation and presentation of curriculum and syllabus for East Asian language program at the college level.
7704 Teaching Practicum in East Asian Languages: College Level 1-5
Training as a classroom teacher through practice teaching to college students and the observation of classes taught by trainees and master teachers.

Chinese

2232 Modern Chinese Culture 3
Modern Chinese culture as reflected in family life, language, literature, art, and film viewed from the perspective of modern Chinese history.
2797.01 Study Abroad in China 3
The China Gateway Study Abroad Program introduces the dynamic nature of an important segment of contemporary Chinese culture by combining the themes of Ethnic Diversity and the Environment in Southwest China. The tandem themes are designed to allow students to experience a diverse and dynamic mix of ethnic, rural, and urban cultures in a historic and geographically varied region of China.
4193 Individual Studies 1-3
Directed study to meet individual research needs of students in Chinese studies. Not a substitute for regular language courses.
6193 Individual Studies 1-3
Directed study to meet individual research needs of students in Chinese studies. Not a substitute for regular language courses.
6998 Research in Chinese: Project
Research leading to the completion of a project other than a conventional MA thesis.
(Also offered as May Session)
6999 Research in Chinese: Thesis 1-3
Research leading to the completion of an MA thesis.
8998 Research in Chinese: Project 1-3
Research leading to the completion of a project other than a conventional dissertation.
8999 Research in Chinese: Dissertation 1-3
Research leading to the completion of a dissertation.

Japanese

6193 Individual Studies 1-3
Requires the use of Japanese sources and the completion of a paper reflecting the student's research.
6998 Research in Japanese: Project 1-3
Research leading to the completion of a project other than a conventional MA thesis.
6999 Research in Japanese: Thesis 1-3
Research leading to the completion of an MA thesis.
8998 Research in Japanese: Project 1-3
Research leading to the completion of a project other than a conventional dissertation.
8999 Research in Japanese: Dissertation 1-3
Research leading to the completion of a dissertation.

Geography

2750 World Regional Geography 3
An examination of the human and physical geographic structure of all world regions; defined primarily at the continental scale. Examines regions in global context.
7193 Individual Studies in Geography 1
Independent studies on selected Geography related topics.

History

1681 World History to 1500 3
Comparative survey of the world's major civilizations and their interconnections from the beginnings of human civilization through 1500.
1682 World History from 1500 to Present 3
Survey of the human community, with an emphasis on its increasing global integration, from the first European voyages of exploration through the present.
2401 History of East Asia in the Pre-Modern Era 3
Introduction to societies and cultures of pre-modern China, Korea, and Japan; the East Asian geographical and cultural unit.
3798.03 Shanghai, 1750 to 2050: History, Culture and Language 3
The Shanghai Study Tour will present students with general empirical information and interpretations about the history of Shanghai and China. Students will study the history, culture, and language of Shanghai "up close and personal" by taking classes at East China Normal University, visiting major historical sites in Shanghai, and by living in China.
7193.01  Independent Study in History 1-6
The investigation of particular problems in various fields of history through graduate-level individual studies.
8999  Dissertation Research 1-12
Research for dissertation.

History of Art

2901 Introduction to World Cinema 3
Chronological survey of the most influential and recognized film artists and film movements of the world.

International Studies

4597.01 Problems & Policies in World Population, Food, and Environment (25%EA) 3
Problems related to world-wide population increases, food production, and associated environmental stress; policy options for lessening these problems, especially in low-income countries..

Music

2250 Music Cultures of the World 3
A survey of musical cultures outside the Western European tradition of the fine arts.

Philosophy

2120 Asian Philosophies 3
A survey including at least three of the following philosophical systems of Asia: Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Zoroastrianism, Taoism, and Confucianism.

Political Science

1300 Global Politics 3
Cooperation and conflict in world politics. Covers basic theories of international relations and key issues, including security, political economy, international organizations, and the environment.

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