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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 201 20944 - 09/05-12/14 Wang, Ying ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

CHINESE-101: 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 20858 10:00 AM-10:50 AM MTWRF 09/05-12/14 Olson, Andrew MER 311 PDF
            MTWRF   Xia, Xue    
    5 LEC 002 20859 11:00 AM-11:50 AM MTWRF 09/05-12/14 Cai, Lixin MER 311 PDF
            MTWRF   Olson, Andrew    

CHINESE-150: Contemporary Chinese Society and Culture (3 units; U ; HU)

Economics, politics, society, people, culture, and the environment in contemporary Chinese life. Representation, interpretations, and practices of Chinese cultures, traditions, and customs.

Notes:
In English. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 001 24372 4:00 PM-5:15 PM TR 09/05-12/14 Olson, Andrew CRT 221 PDF

CHINESE-201: 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 21301 1:00 PM-1:50 PM MTWRF 09/05-12/14 Cai, Lixin MER 311  
Consent required to audit.

CHINESE-301: 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 21458 2:00 PM-2:50 PM MTWR 09/05-12/14 Xia, Xue CRT 227 PDF

CHINESE-343: Chinese Martial Arts Fiction (3 units; U ; HU,OWCB)

Martial arts genre fiction from various periods of Chinese history; analysis of the philosophical and societal factors that shaped the genre.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st or cons instr; completion of OWC-A GER

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU,OWCB   3 LEC 001 26198 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 09/05-12/14 Olson, Andrew MER 311 PDF

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 24009 1:00 PM-1:50 PM MWF 09/05-12/14 Xia, Xue 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:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; 2.5 GPA; writ cons instr, dept chair, & asst dean for SAS.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001 14702 - 09/05-12/14 Wang, Xiaorong ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 002 14703 - 09/05-12/14   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.

ECON-193: First-Year Seminar: (3 units; U ; SS)

The specific topics are announced in the Schedule of Classes each time the class is offered.

Notes:
Open only to freshmen. Students may earn cr in just one L&S First-Year Sem (course numbers 192, 193, 194). Prereq: none.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Growth and Development of China, Japan and Korea
SS   3 SEM 001 23613 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 09/05-12/14 Kim, Sunwoong LUB S220  
Consent required to audit.

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 20283 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 09/05-12/14 Storm, Eduard EMS E225  
    3 LEC 202 20619 - 09/05-12/14 Bahmani-Oskooee, Mohsen ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

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 202 21423 - 09/05-12/14 Mohtadi, Hamid ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

ENGLISH-316: World Cinema: (3 units; U )

National cinemas in first, second, and/or third world nations; relationships among representation, narrative, and social forms.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. English 316 & FilmStd 316 are jointly offered; w/same topic, they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st or English 290(P); satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Hong Kong Cinema
    3 LEC 001 22846 4:30 PM-6:30 PM TR 09/05-12/14 Williams, Tami CRT 104  
Audit never allowed.
Audit never allowed.

ETHNIC-265: Hmong Americans: History, Culture, and Contemporary Life (3 units; U ; CD,SS)

Hmong American history, the effects of the Vietnam War on Hmong culture, and the history of the resulting refugee immigrants in America.

Notes:
Ethnic 265 & Hmong 265 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,SS   3 LEC 001 20889 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 09/05-12/14 Vang, Chia MER 314  

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 201 24803 - 09/05-12/14 Howland, Douglas ONLINE WEB Word
A 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-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.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
SS   3 LEC 201 26039 - 09/05-12/14 Vang, Chia ONLINE WEB PDF
A 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-378: Revolution in China (3 units; U/G )

History of the socialist revolution in China. Background examination of the Chinese communist movement, but major emphasis on People's Republic from 1949 to the present.

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

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 201 24806 - 09/05-12/14 Howland, Douglas ONLINE WEB Word
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

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 21463 5:30 PM-6:45 PM MW 09/05-12/14 Yang, Tong HLT G84  
Speaking knowledge of Hmong is necessary.

HMONG-265: Hmong Americans: History, Culture, and Contemporary Life (3 units; U ; CD,SS)

Hmong American history, the effects of the Vietnam War on Hmong culture, and the history of the resulting refugee immigrants in America.

Notes:
Ethnic 265 & Hmong 265 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,SS   3 LEC 001 21287 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 09/05-12/14 Vang, Chia MER 314  

JAPAN-100: Introduction to Japanese Literature (3 units; U ; HU)

Survey of Japanese literature from the Heian Period to the present day.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 001 24304 3:30 PM-4:45 PM MW 09/05-12/14 Quinn, Aragorn CRT 309 Word
Consent required to audit.

JAPAN-101: 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 20860 10:00 AM-10:50 AM MTWRF 09/05-12/14 Takahashi, Shinji MER 213  
            MTWRF   Wert, Yuko    
Consent required to audit.
    5 LEC 002 20861 11:00 AM-11:50 AM MTWRF 09/05-12/14 Kawamura, Yoko MER 213  
            MTWRF   Takahashi, Shinji    
Consent required to audit.
    5 LEC 003 20862 1:00 PM-1:50 PM MTWRF 09/05-12/14 Lackey, Masako MER 315  
            MTWRF   Seo, Sueyon    
Consent required to audit.
    5 LEC 004 25966 2:00 PM-2:50 PM MTWRF 09/05-12/14 Seo, Sueyon NWQ G575  
            MTWRF   Takahashi, Shinji    
Consent required to audit.

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

Continuation of Japan 101.

Notes:
Prereq: grade of C- or better in Japan 101(P) 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 22521 1:00 PM-1:50 PM MTWRF 09/05-12/14 Takahashi, Shinji NWQ G558  
Consent required to audit.

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

Continuation of Japan 102, with some emphasis on the practice of Japanese writing.

Notes:
Prereq: grade of C- or better in Japan 102(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 20863 10:00 AM-10:50 AM MTWRF 09/05-12/14 Kawamura, Yoko CRT 203  
            MTWRF   Seo, Sueyon    
Consent required to audit.
    5 LEC 002 25980 11:00 AM-11:50 AM MTWRF 09/05-12/14 Kawamura, Yoko EMS E206  
            MTWRF   Seo, Sueyon    
Consent required to audit.

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

Continuation of Japan 202.

Notes:
Prereq: grade of C- or better in Japan 202(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 20864 9:00 AM-9:50 AM MTWR 09/05-12/14 Wert, Yuko CRT 203  
Consent required to audit.

JAPAN-331: Reading Japanese Short Stories (3 units; U )

Introduction to Japanese short stories to improve reading skills, vocabulary, and understanding of Japanese culture.

Notes:
Generates L&S credits for demonstrated equivalent preparation (14 retro crs). Prereq: Japan 202(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 201 24369 - 09/05-12/14 Lackey, Masako ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.
Consent required to audit.

JAPAN-361: Translating Japanese Media (3 units; U )

Development of the vocabulary, grammar knowledge, translating skills, and cultural sensitivities necessary to produce viable translations.

Notes:
Generates L&S credits for demonstrated equivalent preparation (14 retro crs). Prereq: Japan 202(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 SEM 001 25982 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 09/05-12/14 Quinn, Aragorn CRT B84 Word
Consent required to audit.

JAPAN-401: Seventh Semester Japanese (4 units; U )

Continuation of Japan 302.

Notes:
Prereq: grade of C- or better in Japan 302(P) or equiv. Generates L&S credits for demonstrated equivalent preparation (16 retro crs).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    4 LEC 001 21181 2:00 PM-2:50 PM MTWR 09/05-12/14 Lackey, Masako CRT 103  
Consent required to audit.

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 21098 10:00 AM-10:50 AM MTWRF 09/05-12/14 Lee, Sooyeon MER 347  
            MTWRF   Song, Sooho    
Consent required to audit.
    5 LEC 002 22042 11:00 AM-11:50 AM MTWRF 09/05-12/14 Lee, Sooyeon CRT B74  
            MTWRF   Song, Sooho    
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 24010 1:00 PM-1:50 PM MTWRF 09/05-12/14 Lee, Sooyeon NWQ G575  
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.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 401 21305 12:00 PM-12:50 PM MW 09/05-12/14 Magnusson, Agust MIT 195  
HU     DIS 602 24228 9:00 AM-9:50 AM R 09/05-12/14 Dewitt, Jason BOL 294  
HU     DIS 603 24229 10:00 AM-10:50 AM F 09/05-12/14 Dewitt, Jason CRT 109  
HU     DIS 604 24230 12:00 PM-12:50 PM R 09/05-12/14 Dewitt, Jason CRT 607  

POL SCI-343: Asian International Relations (3 units; U )

Analysis of recent relations of the major powers in East, Southeast, and South Asia, especially the problems of the smaller states and the role of the United States.

Notes:
International politics course. Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 201 23519 - 09/05-12/14 Heo, Uk ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.