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For course descriptions and requirements, see the Brandeis University Bulletin.

Courses


Core Course
HIST 80a East Asian Civilization to 1650
Language Requirement
CHIN 10a Beginning Chinese
CHIN 20b Continuing Chinese
CHIN 30a Intermediate Chinese
CHIN 40b Advanced Intermediate Chinese
JAPN 10a Beginning Japanese
JAPN 20b Continuing Japanese
JAPN 30a Intermediate Japanese
JAPN 40b Advanced Intermediate Japanese

Electives

The following courses are approved to fulfill the creative arts , humanities and the contemporary E. Asia social science elective requirements for an East Asian studies degree. Rarely are courses offered every semester, so be sure to consult the upcoming semester's EAS course schedule on the registrar's Web site while planning your academic schedule.

> Humanities Electives
CHIN 98a Readings in Modern Chinese
CHIN 98b Readings in Modern Chinese
CHIN 100a Introduction to Chinese Literature: Poetry, Romance, and Fiction
CHIN 105a Advanced Conversation and Composition I
CHIN 105b Advanced Conversation and Composition II
CHIN 106b Business Chinese and Culture
CHIN 120a Readings in Contemporary Chinese Literature: Advanced Chinese Language
CHIN 120b Readings in Contemporary Chinese Literature: Advanced Chinese Language II
CHIN 130b China on Film: The Changes of Chinese Culture
CHIN 136b Chinese Modernism in International Context
CHIN 140a Yin Yu Tang document
JAPN 98a Readings in Japanese
JAPN 98b Readings in Japanese
JAPN 105a Advanced Conversation and Composition I
JAPN 105b Advanced Conversation and Composition II
JAPN 120a Readings in Contemporary Japanese Literature
JAPN 120b Readings in Modern Japanese Literature
JAPN 125b Putting Away Childish Things: Coming of Age in Modern Japanese Literature and Film
JAPN 130a The Literature of Multicultural Japan
JAPN 135a Screening National Images: Japanese Film and Anime in Global Context
JAPN 140a The World of Early Modern Japanese Literature
JAPN 145a The World of Classical Japanese Literature
REL 161a Chinese Religion and Thought
> Arts Electives
FA 34a History of Asian Art
FA 70b The Art of China
FA 71b The Art of Japan
FA 170a Arts of the Ming Dynasty
FA 171b Buddhist Art
FA 197a Studies in Asian Art
MUS 4a Introduction to Chinese Music
THA 130a Suzuki
> Social Science Electives
ANTH 137b Gender and the Sacred in Asia
HIST 80b East Asia: From 1650 to the Present
HIST 180a The Global Opium Trade:  1755-present
HIST 182a Mao:  The Man, the Myth and the Milieu
HIST 184a Silk, Silver, and Slaves: China and the Industrial Revolution
HIST 184b Swashbuckling Adventurers or Sea bandits? The Chinese Pirate in Global Perspective
HIST 185a The China Outside China: Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Diaspora in the Making of Modern China
POL 148a Seminar: Contemporary Chinese Politics

Contemporary E. Asia Social Science

ECON 30a

The Economy of China

HIST 176b

Japan and Korea in Modern World History

POL 147a

The Government and Politics of China

POL 148a

Seminar: Contemporary Chinese Politics

POL 179a

China's Global Rise: The Challenge to Democratic Order

Other Courses

EAS 98a Independent Study (signature of the instructor required; usually offered every year)
EAS 98b Independent Study (signature of the instructor required; usually offered every year)
EAS 99 Senior Research (signature of the instructor required; usually offered every year)