Summer 2018 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.

Business Administration: Management and Human Resources

2000 Introduction to International Business 1.5
Basic coverage of world trade and investment problems, and introduction to multinational corporation strategies and the various types of environments in which they do business.

Business Administration: Management Sciences

7266 MBOE Leading Operations 3
The explicit link between problem solving and lean activities such as policy management, standardized work, visual management, human resources management and "go see" (gemba) activities are explained.

Comparative Studies

7999 Research in Comparative Studies: Thesis 1-12
Research for Master's thesis.

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.

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

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 1-3
Research leading to the completion of a project other than a conventional MA thesis.
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.

Economics

8999 Dissertation Research 1-3
Dissertation research in economics.

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.
8999 Dissertation Research

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 (offered online)
Introduction to societies and cultures of pre-modern China, Korea, and Japan; the East Asian geographical and cultural unit.
4675 Research Seminar in World/Global/Transnational History 3
7193.01 Individual Studies 1-6
The investigation of particular problems in various fields of history through graduate-level individual studies.
7193.02 Individual Studies 1-6
The investigation of particular problems in various fields of history through graduate-level individual studies.
8999 Thesis Research 1-12
Research for dissertation.

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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