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ARTHIST-105: Asian Art and Architecture (3 units; U ; HU)

Functions and meanings of major art forms in the art of Asia, including India, China, Japan, and Southeast Asia.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 001 46673 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 09/02-12/11 Snow, Hilary MIT 191  

ARTHIST-308: Film Styles: (3 units; U/G )

A stylistic analysis of film of major filmmakers made within the structures of particular genres, such as gangsters, musicals, westerns, horror, science fiction and studios.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. ArtHist 308 & FilmStd 308 are jointly offered; w/same topic they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Cult Films
    3 LEC 001 50656 2:00 PM-3:50 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Gorfinkel, Elena CRT 104 PDF

CHINESE 101(LINGUIS 121): First Semester Chinese (5 units; U )

Beginning Chinese for students with no previous knowledge of the language.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    5 LEC 001 46517 10:00 AM-10:50 AM MTWRF 09/02-12/11 Olson, Andrew CRT 219  
    5 LEC 002 46518 1:00 PM-1:50 PM MTWRF 09/02-12/11 Olson, Andrew CRT 219  
    5 LEC 004 53976 12:00 PM-12:50 PM MTWR 09/02-12/11 Olson, Andrew CRT B84  
          12:00 PM-12:50 PM F     CRT B19  

CHINESE 201(LINGUIS 221): Third Semester Chinese (5 units; U )

Continuation of Chinese 102(Linguis 122).

Notes:
Prereq: Chinese 102(Linguis 122)(NP) or equiv.Generates L&S credit for demonstrated equivalent preparation (8 retro cr).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    5 LEC 001 47892 11:00 AM-11:50 AM MTWRF 09/02-12/11 Wang, Xiaorong CRT B13  
Consent required to audit.
    5 LEC 002 46530 2:00 PM-2:50 PM MTWRF 09/02-12/11 Wang, Xiaorong CRT B13  
Consent required to audit.

CHINESE 301(LINGUIS 321): Fifth Semester Chinese (4 units; U )

Continuation of Chinese 202(Linguis 223).

Notes:
Prereq: Chinese 202(Linguis 223)(P) or equiv. Generates L&S credit for demonstrated equivalent preparation (16 retro cr).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    4 LEC 001 48314 11:00 AM-11:50 AM MTWR 09/02-12/11 Lin, Yu-Chun CRT 227  
            MTWR   Wang, Xiaorong    

CHINESE-401: Seventh Semester Chinese (3 units; U )

Continuation of Chinese 302(Linguis 322).

Notes:
Prereq: Chinese 302(Linguis 322)(P). Generates L&S credit for demonstrated equivalent preparation (16 retro cr).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 46895 1:00 PM-1:50 PM MWF 09/02-12/11 Mar, Li-ya CRT 227  

CHINESE-699: Advanced Independent Study (1 - 3 units; U )

Advanced level independent work under the supervision of a Chinese studies faculty or academic staff member.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; 2.50 gpa; writ cons instr, dept chair, & assoc dean for SAS.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001 33994 - 09/02-12/11 Wang, Xiaorong TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 002 33995 - 09/02-12/11   TBA  
Consent required to audit.

COMPLIT-362: Transnational Asian Cinemas: (3 units; U/G )

Critical study of the cinemas of Asia, their film masters, avant-garde genres, and movements in relation to world cinema culture.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
New Chinese Cinema
    3 LEC 001 48194 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Xu, Jian MER 248 PDF

ECON-351: Introduction to International Economic Relations (3 units; U )

International economics and finance, determinants and structure of international trade, commercial policy, foreign exchange markets, and balance of payments.

Notes:
Not open for cr to students who have cr in both Econ 454 & 455. Prereq: Econ 100(P); or both 103(P) & 104(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 44997 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 09/02-12/11 Arora, Swarnjit LAP 260  
    3 LEC 002 45805 4:00 PM-5:15 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Fariditavana, Hadiseh LUB S230  

ECON-353: Economic Development (3 units; U )

Examination of determinants of growth, modernization, poverty, and inequality in developing countries of Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Analysis of development strategies.

Notes:
Prereq: Econ 103(P) & 104(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 47746 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 09/02-12/11 Fariditavana, Hadiseh BOL B40  
    3 LEC 202 48202 - 09/02-12/11 Mohtadi, Hamid ONLINE WEB  
A special course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

GEOG-315: Globalization and Economic Development (3 units; U ; SS)

Geographic perspectives on world economy: geographic organization of contemporary production and consumption around the world; historical development of capitalist economy; economic geography of globalization processes.

Notes:
Prereq: Geog 105(P), 110(P), 114(P), or 140(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
SS   3 LEC 001 52435 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Yoon, Hyejin BOL 487  

HIST-175: East Asian Civilization to 1600 (3 units; U ; HU)

Survey of the culture, history, and institutions of China, Korea, and Japan from earliest times.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 201 52164 - 09/02-12/11 Howland, Douglas ONLINE WEB  
Consent required to audit.
A special course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

HIST-176: East Asian Civilization Since 1600 (3 units; U ; HU)

Survey of the culture, history, and institutions of China, Korea, and Japan since 1600.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 001 52068 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Howland, Douglas HLT G90  

HIST-287: The Vietnam War (3 units; U ; SS)

A political, social, and cultural history of the Vietnamese and American dimensions of the war in Vietnam.

Notes:
Prereq: none.
Enroll in LEC 401 & any DIS 601-605

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
SS   3 LEC 401 43165 2:00 PM-2:50 PM MW 09/02-12/11 Langill, Ellen BOL B46  
SS     DIS 601 47986 3:00 PM-3:50 PM M 09/02-12/11   HLT G88  
SS     DIS 602 47987 11:00 AM-11:50 AM T 09/02-12/11   HLT G88  
SS     DIS 603 47988 12:00 PM-12:50 PM T 09/02-12/11   HLT G88  
SS     DIS 604 47989 11:00 AM-11:50 AM W 09/02-12/11   MER G47  
SS     DIS 605 47990 1:00 PM-1:50 PM W 09/02-12/11   MER G47  

HIST-395: History of Japan Since 1600 (3 units; U/G )

Japan's rise as modern nation-state and economic power; evolution of social, political, cultural institutions from establishment of Tokugawa shogunate through Meji restoration to present.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; completion of GER English Composition competency req.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 52083 3:30 PM-6:10 PM T 09/02-12/11 Howland, Douglas HLT G90  

HMONG 107(FLL 107): First-Semester Hmong Literacy (3 units; U )

Introduction to literacy skills in Hmong. Intended for speakers of Hmong.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 48328 5:30 PM-6:45 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Thao, Gwaub MER 213  
Speaking knowledge of Hmong is necessary.

JAPAN 101(LINGUIS 141): First Semester Japanese (5 units; U )

Beginning Japanese for students with no previous knowledge of the language.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    5 LEC 001 46520 9:00 AM-9:50 AM MTWRF 09/02-12/11 Borgmann, Atsuko CRT 303  
            MTWRF   Wert, Yuko    
    5 LEC 002 46521 10:00 AM-10:50 AM MTWRF 09/02-12/11 Borgmann, Atsuko CRT 303  
            MTWRF   Wert, Yuko    
    5 LEC 003 46522 11:00 AM-11:50 AM MTWRF 09/02-12/11 Seo, Sueyon CRT 303  
            MTWRF   Takahashi, Shinji    
    5 LEC 004 46699 1:00 PM-1:50 PM MTWRF 09/02-12/11 Seo, Sueyon CRT 303  
            MTWRF   Takahashi, Shinji    
    5 LEC 005 48378 2:00 PM-2:50 PM MTWRF 09/02-12/11 Seo, Sueyon CRT 303  
            MTWRF   Takahashi, Shinji    

JAPAN 102(LINGUIS 142): Second Semester Japanese (5 units; U )

Continuation of Japan 101(Linguis 141).

Notes:
Prereq: Japan 101(Linguis 141)(NP) or equiv.Generates L&S credit for demonstrated equivalent preparation (4 retro cr).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    5 LEC 001 53356 1:00 PM-1:50 PM MTWRF 09/02-12/11 Borgmann, Atsuko LUB S165  
            MTWRF   Lackey, Masako    
            MTWRF   Takahashi, Shinji    

JAPAN-110: Japanese Popular Culture (3 units; U )

Elements of popular culture that have come to define modern-day Japan. In English.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 53357 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 09/02-12/11 Jones, Jason LUB S241  
Consent required to audit.

JAPAN 201(LINGUIS 241): Third-Semester Japanese (5 units; U )

Continuation of Japan 102(Linguis 142), with some emphasis on the practice of Japanese writing.

Notes:
Prereq: Japan 102 (Linguis 142)(P) or equiv. Generates L&S credit for demonstrated equivalent preparation (8 retro cr).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    5 LEC 001 46523 11:00 AM-11:50 AM MTWRF 09/02-12/11 Lackey, Masako CRT 203  
            MTWRF   Seo, Sueyon    
    5 LEC 002 46524 1:00 PM-1:50 PM MTWRF 09/02-12/11 Lackey, Masako CRT 203  
            MTWRF   Seo, Sueyon    
    5 LEC 003 46950 2:00 PM-2:50 PM MTWRF 09/02-12/11 Lackey, Masako CRT 203  
            MTWRF   Seo, Sueyon    

JAPAN 301(LINGUIS 341): Fifth Semester Japanese (4 units; U )

Continuation of Japan 202(Linguis 242).

Notes:
Prereq: Japan 202(Linguis 242)(P) or equiv. Generates L&S credit for demonstrated equivalent preparation (16 retro cr).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    4 LEC 001 46525 11:00 AM-11:50 AM MTWR 09/02-12/11 Wert, Yuko CRT 327  
Consent required to audit.

JAPAN-441: Business Japanese I (3 units; U )

Language and cultural studies that develop the practical knowledge and skills needed for doing business with Japan.

Notes:
Prereq: Japan 302(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 201 47919 - 09/02-12/11 Borgmann, Atsuko ONLINE WEB  
A special course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.
Audit never allowed.

KOREAN-101: First-Semester Korean (5 units; U )

Beginning Korean for students with no previous knowledge of the language.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    5 LEC 001 47136 10:00 AM-10:50 AM MTWRF 09/02-12/11 Lee, Sooyeon CRT 103  
Consent required to audit.
    5 LEC 002 50904 11:00 AM-11:50 AM MTWRF 09/02-12/11 Park, Ho Eun CRT 219  
Consent required to audit.

KOREAN-201: Third Semester Korean (5 units; U )

Continuation of Korean 102.

Notes:
Prereq: Korean 102(NP) or equiv. Generates L&S credit for demonstrated equivalent preparation (8 retro cr).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    5 LEC 001 47135 11:00 AM-11:50 AM MTWRF 09/02-12/11 Lee, Sooyeon CRT 839  
Consent required to audit.

PHILOS-204: Introduction to Asian Religions (3 units; U ; HU)

Philosophy of Asian religions; emphasis on the Indian experience of Hinduism and Buddhism, and the Chinese experience of Buddhism, Confucianism, and Taoism.

Notes:
Prereq: none.
Enroll in LEC 401 & any DIS 601-604.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 401 47899 9:00 AM-9:50 AM MW 09/02-12/11 Mahlik, Michelle BOL B56  
HU     DIS 601 52718 8:00 AM-8:50 AM R 09/02-12/11   CRT 203  
HU     DIS 602 52719 9:00 AM-9:50 AM R 09/02-12/11   BOL B68  
HU     DIS 603 52720 10:00 AM-10:50 AM F 09/02-12/11   CRT 309  
HU     DIS 604 52721 11:00 AM-11:50 AM F 09/02-12/11   CRT 309  

SOCIOL-325: Social Change (3 units; U )

Study of change in society; integration and various theories of social change; examination of contemporary instances of social change.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st & any Sociol 100-level course.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 46434 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 09/02-12/11 Mantyh, Mark BOL B84  
    3 LEC 002 52420 4:30 PM-7:10 PM R 09/02-12/11 Mantyh, Mark BOL B84