Asian Studies Interdisciplinary Program

ASNT Core Courses

  • The following courses are accepted for credit towards the Major or Minor in Asian, Chinese, or Japanese Studies.  With the Coordinator's permission, relevant courses not listed below may be acceptable.

Anthropology (ANTH)

  • 1202.1(2)  Introduction to Socio-Cultural Anthropology
  • 2301.1(2)  Anthropology of Children and Childhood (depending on instructor - see ASNT Coordinator)
  • 2326.1(2)  Contemporary East Asia
  • 2327.1(2)  Ethnology: Japan
  • 2392.1(2)  Linguistic Anthropology (depending on instructor - see ASNT Coordinator)
  • 3909.1(2)  Peasant Society and Culture

Asian Studies (ASNT)

  • 1105.1(2)  Introduction to Chinese Culture
  • 1106.1(2)  Introduction to Japanese Culture
  • 2303.1(2)  Contemporary Japan: Institutions and Culture
  • 2305.1(2)  Contemporary China: Institutions and Culture
  • 3300.1(2)  Multidisciplinary Study of Asia
  • 3302.1(2)  Japan in Film and Literature
  • 3310.1(2)  Chinese Film and Literature
  • 3407.0  Study Abroad: Japan
  • 3408.0  Study Abroad: China
  • 3800.0-3825.0; 3826.1(2)-3849.1(2)  Selected Topics in Asian Studies
  • 4400.1(2)  Seminar in Asian Studies
  • 4410.1(2)  Special Topics on Japan
  • 4500.0  Honours Thesis
  • 4800.0-4825.0; 4826.1(2)-4849.1(2)  Selected Topics in Asian Studies
  • 4876.1(2)-4899.1(2)  Directed Study

Geography (GEOG)

  • 1100.1(2)  Global Perspectives on Land and Life
  • 1200.1(2)  People, Place, and Environment

History (HIST)

  • 1208.0  Global History: 1450 to the Present
  • 1222.1(2)  Introduction to East Asian History
  • 2354.1(2)  Japan before 1800
  • 2355.1(2)  Late Tokugawa and Imperial Japan: 1800-1945
  • 2356.1(2)  Japan since 1945
  • 2381.1(2)  China before 1800
  • 2382.1(2)  China in Revolution: 1800 - 1949
  • 2383.1(2)  China since 1949
  • 2393.1(2)  History of Vietnam
  • 2394.1(2)  History of Korea
  • 3371.1(2)  The Chinese Cultural Revolution in History and Memory
  • 3416.1(2)  Love and Family in China
  • 4572.1(2)  Memories of WWII in China
  • 4573.1(2)  The Rise and Fall of the Japanese Empire

Modern Languages and Classics - Arabic (ARBC)

  • 1100.0  Introduction to Arabic: Language and Cultures

Modern Languages and Classics - Chinese (CHNS)

  • 1101.1(2)  Introductory Modern Chinese I
  • 1102.1(2)  Introductory Modern Chinese II
  • 2200.0  Intermediate Modern Chinese
  • 3300.1(2)  Advanced Oral and Written Chinese I
  • 3301.1(2)  Advanced Oral and Written Chinese II

Modern Languages and Classics - Japanese (JPNS)

  • 1100.0  Introductory Japanese
  • 2200.0  Intermediate Japanese
  • 3300.1(2)  Advanced Oral and Written Japanese I
  • 3301.1(2)  Advanced Oral and Written Japanese II

Religious Studies (RELS)

  • 1220.1(2)  Introduction to Comparative Religions I
  • 1221.1(2)  Introduction to Comparative Religions II
  • 2323.1(2)  The Islamic Religious Tradition
  • 2326.1(2)  The Hindu Religious Tradition
  • 2327.1(2)  The Buddhist Religious Tradition
  • 2380.1(2)  Vietnamese Religious Traditions
  • 2401.1(2)  Religions of China and Japan
  • 3312.1(2)  Theologies of Liberation
  • 3337.1(2)  Religions and Art: The East
  • 3351.1(2)  Field Research on Religions (depending on instructor - see ASNT Coordinator)
  • 3358.1(2)  Religious Diversity in Canada
  • 3359.1(2)  The Buddhist Path: Ritual, Meditation and Wisdom
  • 3360.1(2)  Engaged Buddhism
  • 3370.1(2)  Introduction to the Qur'an
  • 3373.1(2)  Islam in South Asia
  • 3374.1(2)  Islam in North America since 9/11
  • 4387.1(2)  Religious Pluralism
  • 4500.1(2)  Religions and Orientalism