Requirements for the concentration

In addition to specific topics listed under IAFF 2190W, the IAFF 3100-range, and IAFF 4191, other topics relevant to the concentration may be approved by the academic advisor.

If a student wishes to take any course not listed, prior approval of the academic advisor is required.

Five courses from the following. At least two courses must be from Group A and at least two from Group B.
Group A:
ANTH 3703Cultures of the Pacific
ANTH 3704Cultures of Southeast Asia
ANTH 3705Anthropology of East Asia
ANTH 3791Topics in Regional Anthropology (Anthropology of South Asia)
ECON 2151Economic Development
ECON 2169Introduction to the Economy of China
ECON 2170Introduction to the Economy of Japan
GEOG 3165Geography of South Asia
IAFF 2091East Asia-Past and Present
IAFF 2190WSpecial Topics (U.S.-Asia: Critical Issues)
IAFF 2190WSpecial Topics (War Crimes Trials in Asia)
IAFF 3182Special Topics in Foreign Policy (China's Rise and Implications)
IAFF 3186Special Topics in Asian Studies (All IAFF 3186 and IAFF 3186W topic offerings are approved for the Asia concentration Group A)
IAFF 3190Special Topics in International Affairs (China and Africa)
IAFF 3190Special Topics in International Affairs (Human Rights and Democracy in Southeast Asia)
PSC 2368Politics in the Two Koreas
PSC 2369Comparative Politics of South Asia
PSC 2371Politics and Foreign Policy of China
PSC 2373Comparative Politics of Southeast Asia
PSC 2374Politics and Foreign Policy of Japan
PSC 2475International Relations of East Asia
PSC 3192WProseminar: Political Science (Protest and Participation in East Asia)
PSC 3192WProseminar: Political Science (South Asia Politics through Literature and Film)
Group B:
CAH 2190East Asian Art
CAH 2191South Asian Art
CAH 2192Art of Southeast Asia
CHIN 3162Chinese Culture Through Film
CHIN 3841Religion and Politics in China
EALL 3811Confucian Literature in East Asia
or REL 2811 Confucian Literature in East Asia
EALL 3881Women, Gender, and Religion in China
or WGSS 3881 Women, Gender, and Religion in China
HIST 2305WMajors’ Introductory Seminar: United States (Cold War in Asia)
HIST 2630History of Korea
HIST 3035The United States and the Wars in Indochina, 1945–1975
HIST 3301WTopics: U.S. History (The Cold War in Asia)
HIST 3601Topics: Asian History
HIST 3610China to 1800
HIST 3611History of Modern China
HIST 3614Writing Modern Chinese History
HIST 3615History of Chinese Communism
HIST 3621History of Modern Japan
HIST 3631History of Modern Korea
HIST 3640History of Southeast Asia
HIST 3650Modern South Asia, 1750-Present
HIST 3840History of Central Asia
JAPN 3123Introduction to Japanese Linguistics I
JAPN 3162Japanese Culture Through Film
or ANTH 3709 Japanese Culture Through Film
KOR 3162Korean Culture through Film
REL 2562Mythologies of India
REL 2601Buddhism
REL 2814Religion and Philosophy in East Asia
REL 2990Selected Topics (topic: Religions of Asia. Same as IAFF 3186: Religions of Asia)
REL 3841Religion and Politics in China
REL 3989The Goddess in India and Beyond
WGSS 3881Women, Gender, and Religion in China
or EALL 3881 Women, Gender, and Religion in China
Any undergraduate literature or film course numbered 2000 or above with this regional focus.