Schedule of Classes




2022 Summer: May 18 - August 9
Stateside hybrid classes for Winter 2023 and Spring 2023 will be made available the weekend of September 9th, 2022. Registration will open September 12th, 2022.

Course Class No. Section Start & End Date Day Time Status Location
ASTD 135 Introduction to Japanese Language and Culture (3)
(Formerly JAPN 105. Not open to students with substantial prior experience with Japanese language or culture; assumes no prior knowledge of Japanese. Students with prior experience with the Japanese language should take a placement test to assess appropriate level.) A hands-on, project- based introduction to Japanese language and culture. The goal is to develop cultural competency and familiarity with the history, geography, and culture of Japan and to use basic language skills to function effectively and appropriately in everyday life in Japan. Students may receive credit for only one of the following: ASTD 135 or JAPN 105.
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50502 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Alvis, Andra L Syllabus Course Materials
ASTD 155 Introduction to Korean Language and Culture (3)
(Not open to students with substantial prior experience with Korean language or culture; assumes no prior knowledge of Korean. Students with prior experience with the Korean language should take a placement test to assess appropriate level.) A hands-on, project-based introduction to Korean language and culture. The goal is to develop cultural competence in personal interactions; demonstrate knowledge of the history, geography, and culture of Korea; and use basic language skills to function effectively and appropriately in everyday activities in Korea. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: ASTD 155 and KORN 105.
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50483 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Gagum, Kyung Lee Syllabus Course Materials
ASTD 284 Foundations of East Asian Civilization (3)
(Formerly HIST 284.) An interdisciplinary survey of the foundations of East Asian civilization from its beginnings to the 17th century. The goal is to analyze philosophical, religious, artistic, economic, and political aspects of the region's historical experience. Focus is on China, Korea, and Japan. Topics include East Asian belief systems (including Confucianism and Buddhism), the dynastic cycle, relations between steppe and agrarian societies, warrior and scholar-gentry cultures, technological change and economic development, and the role of class and gender in early East Asian society. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: ASTD 150, ASTD 284, or HIST 284.
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50583 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Ko, Susan S. Syllabus Course Materials
ASTD 284 Foundations of East Asian Civilization (3)
(Formerly HIST 284.) An interdisciplinary survey of the foundations of East Asian civilization from its beginnings to the 17th century. The goal is to analyze philosophical, religious, artistic, economic, and political aspects of the region's historical experience. Focus is on China, Korea, and Japan. Topics include East Asian belief systems (including Confucianism and Buddhism), the dynastic cycle, relations between steppe and agrarian societies, warrior and scholar-gentry cultures, technological change and economic development, and the role of class and gender in early East Asian society. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: ASTD 150, ASTD 284, or HIST 284.
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51495 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Ericson, Mark D Syllabus Course Materials
ASTD 285 Introduction to Modern East Asia (3)
(Formerly HIST 285.) An interdisciplinary survey of East Asia from the late 17th century--beginning with Ming-Qing China, Tokugawa Japan, and Choson Korea--to the present. The objective is to trace how transformations on global, regional, and local levels led to the development of the modern nation-states of East Asia and to examine how those developments affected the culture of the areas. Topics include the rise of imperialism and colonialism; cross-cultural interactions; and issues of gender, class, and ethnicity in East Asian culture. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: ASTD 160, ASTD 285, or HIST 285.
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51151 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Lynass, Kathryn R Syllabus Course Materials
ASTD 285 Introduction to Modern East Asia (3)
(Formerly HIST 285.) An interdisciplinary survey of East Asia from the late 17th century--beginning with Ming-Qing China, Tokugawa Japan, and Choson Korea--to the present. The objective is to trace how transformations on global, regional, and local levels led to the development of the modern nation-states of East Asia and to examine how those developments affected the culture of the areas. Topics include the rise of imperialism and colonialism; cross-cultural interactions; and issues of gender, class, and ethnicity in East Asian culture. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: ASTD 160, ASTD 285, or HIST 285.
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52049 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Owen, David A Syllabus Course Materials
ASTD 485 Issues in East Asian Studies (3)
(Intended as a final, capstone course to be taken in a student's last 15 credits.) Prerequisites: ASTD 284 (or ASTD 150) and ASTD 285 (or ASTD 160). A project-based interdisciplinary study of East Asia that integrates knowledge gained through previous coursework and experience and builds on that conceptual foundation through integrative analysis, practical application, and critical thinking. Discussion covers emerging issues and current scholarship in East Asian studies.
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52050 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Egyed, Alice M Syllabus Course Materials
ASTD 485 Issues in East Asian Studies (3)
(Intended as a final, capstone course to be taken in a student's last 15 credits.) Prerequisites: ASTD 284 (or ASTD 150) and ASTD 285 (or ASTD 160). A project-based interdisciplinary study of East Asia that integrates knowledge gained through previous coursework and experience and builds on that conceptual foundation through integrative analysis, practical application, and critical thinking. Discussion covers emerging issues and current scholarship in East Asian studies.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
54182 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Owen, David A Syllabus Course Materials
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