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People and Culture of East Asia
EAST ASIA CUL
CLASS CODE: INTST 341 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: GENERAL STUDIES
DEPARTMENT: INTERNATIONAL STUDIES
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: This course looks at the history, governments, culture, religion, society, and current events of East Asian countries; including but not limited to Japan, Korea, India, Pakistan, Thailand, Vietnam, and the Philippines.
TAUGHT: Upon request
CONTENT AND TOPICS: This course looks at the history, governments, culture, religion, society, and current events of East Asian countries; including but not limited to Japan, Korea, India, Pakistan, Thailand, Vietnam, and the Philippines.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: 1. Examine the government structure, politics, economics, and history of the countries of East Asia.
2. Examine and compare the cultural characteristics of the countries of East Asia.
3. Examine and discuss the current issues in the countries of East Asia.
4. Appreciate, understand, and be open to cultural differences and varying worldviews of different peoples, through study and discussions of this region.
REQUIREMENTS: Teaching methods include lectures, readings, and seminar discussions. Evaluation of student papers will measure progress.
Regular attendance is required. All faculty give assignments, but each determines his/her own combination of text assignments, projects, and tests.
PREREQUISITES: English 111
OTHER:
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2003