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Asian Studies Courses

ASN

100I

UNDERSTANDING ASIA

Three credit hours

This interdisciplinary, team-taught course will provide an overview of the broad social
changes in the major social institutions in contemporary China, Japan, Korea, India, and
Pakistan. The course will place special emphasis on “modern” East Asia and South
Asia
’s linkages with their “traditional” pasts. The goal of the course is to give a broad
introduction to social conditions in this part of the world , and to provide a basis for
further study in more advanced and specialized classes in Asian studies.

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