Asian Studies Courses (ASN)

ASN-294   Independent Study1 - 3 credits

Prerequisites: Instructor permission

Student will undertake a special project on a selected topic related to Asian Studies under the guidance of an ASN professor. Independent studies cannot substitute for specific course requirements in the minor. See independent study guidelines.

ASN-302.1   Southeast Asia: Traditions and Transitions2 credits

This course is a prerequisite for the winter off-campus study course ASN 302.2 of the same name. Preparation for off-campus study is emphasized through directed readings, discussion, and paper writing.

ASN-302.2   Southeast Asia: Traditions and Transitions4 credits

Prerequisites: ASN-302.1 and Instructor permission

This winter term course is an off-campus interdisciplinary study of Southeast Asian countries emphasizing history, culture, and political economy. Over four weeks of the course are spent in Southeast Asia where cross-country study centers on thematic topics. The topics and countries visited vary from year-to-year according to the selected theme. Course readings typically include scholarly texts, personal memoirs, and travel literature.

ASN-494   Independent Study3 credits

Prerequisites: Instructor permission

Research for capstone senior project to be conducted in consultation with a project advisor. Students must design, propose, and execute an original project to be formally presented to Asian Studies faculty and students. See independent study guidelines.