Summer 2021 Area Studies Courses

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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.
4597.01H Honors

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 / Religious Studies

7193 Individual Studies 1-9
Designed to give able students an opportunity to pursue special studies not otherwise offered.
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

2283 Chinese Calligraphy 3
Techniques of writing Chinese characters with a brush; practice in different styles from oracle bone to grass; introduction to its importance in the Chinese culture, and its relationship with Chinese philosophy, poetry, and painting.
4193 Individual Studies 1-3
Directed study to meet individual research needs of students in Chinese studies. Not a substitute for regular language courses.

Japanese

5194 Undergraduate/Graduate Group Studies: "The Practice of Japanese Literary Translation" 1
A week-long intensive workshop for Japanese-English translators about the theory and practice of literary translation. Dicsussion will focus on two major themes: 1) basic translation theory, 2) the practice of being a literary translator.
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

4130 World Economic Development in Historical Perspective 3
A survey of economic development from the middle ages through the 20th century, emphasizing Europe, Asia and Africa.

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.
5193 Individual Studies in Geography 1-15
Independent studies on selected Geography related topics.
7193 Individual Studies in Geography 1
Independent studies on selected Geography related topics.
8999 Dissertation Research 
Research for dissertation purposes only.

History

4193.01 Individual Studies 1-6
Individual study in some field of historical development; designed to allow the student to work on a problem of particular interest.
4193.02 Individual Studies 1-6
Individual study in some field of historical development; designed to allow the student to work on a problem of particular interest.
4999 Undergraduate Research Thesis 1-6
Informal conferences to allow full scope to the initiative of the student; a special topic is assigned and results are tested by papers and special examinations.
4999H Honors
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.

History of Art

2003 Asian Art 3
Art of Asian cultures from ancient through contemporary times.
8999 Research in History of Art 1-3
Research for dissertation purposes only.

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.

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.

Sociology

6193 Individual Studies 1 - 9
Individual Studies. Repeatable. This course is graded S/U.
6999 Research for Thesis 1 – 12
Research for thesis purposes only. Au and Sp Semesters Repeatable. This course is graded S/U.
8999 Research for Dissertation 3-16
Research for dissertation purposes only.


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